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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Learning Photoshop CS4

As I have mentioned in previous posts, I am taking a photoshop class at the local college. I'm hoping to continue taking more computer graphics course to pursue a career in computer graphics and web design.
For our first project we had to create three 3-D forms using the airbrush tool. One requirement was to create a cover for the project. We were given complete creative freedom for this part of the project. I like that!:)
I used one of my Creatively Fit photos for the background. It just so happens that this picture was taken on campus. Here's the original photo.

And here's the photoshopped version.


To give the cover a more cohesive look I used the cutout filter on the photo and increased the color saturation to match the vibrant hues of the forms. I added the airbrush at the bottom of the page and the little Ps logo the the left column.

So what do you think? Do I have a future...? I am really enjoy the class!

7 comments: said...

Whoa! You are amazingly talented. I imagine you hear that alot!

Teresa said...

Good morning...dropping in from SITS! I think you're off to a great start in your Photoshop class. Keep pressing on. I love your blog. So creative. I'm adding you to my RSS reader.

Have a great day!

Melissa B. said...

My daughter is a college photo major, so she's great at PS. I, hoever, only now the basics. I'm snowed in here, though, so looks like a good time to sharpen my skills!

Blizzard of 2010: Speechless

Jayde said...

Looks great, I should look into taking a class maybe. Learn some new tricks...problem is, I don't use Photoshop and I'm too stingy to buy a new program! lol Good luck!

Unknown said...

Stopping by from SITS

I'm lucky if I can upload pics. Photoshop scares the heck out of me, but it looks like you're getting quite a grasp on it.

Joan Nichols ERYT said...

I think you should keep it up, you love it and your are great at it!!!!! I use to do that for a living before I had my children and I loved it!!!!! Now I teach yoga and create wearable art - totally different from where I was 13 years ago but I love this too! I hope you are having a peaceful day.
PS I have 2 boys too ages 13 and 9!

Unknown said...

Looking good...