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Lines and Using Photoshop

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  • 1. Lesson 4: Basic Design PrinciplesLines, Patterns and Textures
    M.5 Graphic Design
    Ajarn Jamie
  • 2. What are the basics?
    Basic design principles means:
    The building blocks of composition.
    Shapes
    Lines
    Mass
    Texture
    Fonts
    Colors
    Images
    Text
    Photos
    Balance and harmony
  • 3. Lines
    Adjectives of lines:
    Straight
    Curved
    Thick
    Dotted
    Horizontal
    Vertical
  • 4. Using Lines
    Organize, connect, separate
    Create movement
    Provide texture
    Convey a mood or emotion
    Define shapes
    Provide emphasis
    Provide a framework
  • 5. Using Lines
    A solid line separates columns of text, a pair of lines set apart a phrase, and a short dotted line separates a section of text from other parts of the page.
  • 6. Patterns
    A pattern is something that repeats in a design.
    In some cases it can be lines.
    Patterns can be:
    Repetitive but STILL interesting!
  • 7. Patterns: Kristen Nikosey
    Kristen Nikosey is a graphic designer whose work has been hugely influenced by textile design, pattern designs and impressionist paintings.
    Kristen works both traditionally in acrylic on canvas, as well as in a digital format utilizing software such as Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • 8. Textures
    You can use texture in:
    Type of paper
    Visual design
    Type of printing
    We are going to focus on visual design.
  • 9. Texture in Photographs
  • 10. Texture in Photo Editing Software
  • 11. Texture in Actual Texture
  • 12. Texture in Line or Shape
  • 13. Photoshop Tutorial
    Today, we are going to talk about:
    Cropping
    Creating:
    Shapes
    Lines
    Patterns
    Textures
  • 14. Saving Files
    The file format for Photoshop is .psd
    Saves layers
    Saves all information about the file
    You can open it up and keep working on a project
    You usually want to save your image as a:
    .jpg file (good for photographs)
    .gif file (good if you need a small image; use if you want a transparent background)
  • 15. Tools
    You need tools to make changes to an image:
    Marquee tools
    Move tool
    Lasso tool
    Magic wand tool
    Crop tool
    Slice tools
    Correction tools…etc.
  • 16. Filters
    Filters are different ways to alter an image:
    Make an image look like painted art
    Blur an image
    Add light to an image
    Add texture to an image
  • 17. Cropping
    Definition: to select part of a shot in order to take out part of a picture.
  • 18. The focus is now
    on the castle.
  • 19. What do you think
    of the balance?
  • 20. What about here?
    Where is the
    focus?
  • 21. Cropping and Filter tools
    Go online and download a picture of people to your computer
    Open Photoshop
    Watch my example as I go through….
    First – Open Photoshop
  • 22. Filter Gallery
    Filter – Filter Gallery
    You can adjust the zoom of the picture, and edit the settings for each filter in the filter gallery.
  • 23. Task Today
    Select a photograph from the internet, or use one of your own. Download the photograph to your computer.
    Crop if necessary. Then use filters to modify your picture. Add an interesting title to your picture.
    The picture should be interesting and tell a story.
    I want you to Photoshop a picture, then you must upload it to the course website.
    Tell the rest of the class what you changed about the pictures, why, and how the picture makes you feel.
    Please make sure the image is .jpg or .gif format.