Surreal Photomontage Combining photos together
What does Surreal Mean?• Element of  surprise, unexpected  juxtapositions.• Began around 1920’s• Dream like• Salvador Dali...
The paintings of Rene Magritte• Show us a world that cannot physically exist in real  space, yet do exist in the two dimen...
The Project:1. The work should combine 2to 5 images into a single image.2. Should access thesurreal, things that can onlyh...
Be Imaginative
Examples from 2012 Graduate, Pamela Tuazon
Combining Nature with man-made  objects: Pattern and Textures
Now combined!• *I cut out the pathway and door using lasso tool in photoshop
Frog (oraganic) combined with    cityscape (non-living)
Cut out individual pieces using define      layer mask or lasso tool.
People & Overlays
Subtle overlays(adjust opacity in photoshop!)
You may combine more than 2 photos!
Push the Surreal Boundaries                                        By Jerry UelsmannSurreal Photomontage by Jim Kazanjian
Jerry Uelsmann
Jerry Uelsmann
Jerry Uelsmann
Photoshopped Magazine Ads
Less Obvious or More Obvious?
Videos!• Blending mode in  Photoshop:• http://www.youtube.com/  watch?v=KNuQERoJQPA• Cutting out photo &  overlaying:  htt...
Now…for practice…outside• Take 1 photo of a pattern  of inanimate/non-living  object (brick wall)• Take 1 photo of living ...
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Surreal photomontage

  1. 1. Surreal Photomontage Combining photos together
  2. 2. What does Surreal Mean?• Element of surprise, unexpected juxtapositions.• Began around 1920’s• Dream like• Salvador Dali, Painter
  3. 3. The paintings of Rene Magritte• Show us a world that cannot physically exist in real space, yet do exist in the two dimensional visual space of his work.
  4. 4. The Project:1. The work should combine 2to 5 images into a single image.2. Should access thesurreal, things that can onlyhappen in a subconsciousreality.3. How can you show us themagic of photography totransform reality into dream?Create something that appearsreal, but yet surely cannot be...
  5. 5. Be Imaginative
  6. 6. Examples from 2012 Graduate, Pamela Tuazon
  7. 7. Combining Nature with man-made objects: Pattern and Textures
  8. 8. Now combined!• *I cut out the pathway and door using lasso tool in photoshop
  9. 9. Frog (oraganic) combined with cityscape (non-living)
  10. 10. Cut out individual pieces using define layer mask or lasso tool.
  11. 11. People & Overlays
  12. 12. Subtle overlays(adjust opacity in photoshop!)
  13. 13. You may combine more than 2 photos!
  14. 14. Push the Surreal Boundaries By Jerry UelsmannSurreal Photomontage by Jim Kazanjian
  15. 15. Jerry Uelsmann
  16. 16. Jerry Uelsmann
  17. 17. Jerry Uelsmann
  18. 18. Photoshopped Magazine Ads
  19. 19. Less Obvious or More Obvious?
  20. 20. Videos!• Blending mode in Photoshop:• http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=KNuQERoJQPA• Cutting out photo & overlaying: http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=HN0PUdWcPKs& feature=related
  21. 21. Now…for practice…outside• Take 1 photo of a pattern of inanimate/non-living object (brick wall)• Take 1 photo of living thing (person, flowers, plants)• We will be combining these in photoshop for our warm up today!
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