Photoshop Teacher Resources
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An Electronic Self-Portrait Lesson Plan - A Unit for Middle School
Using a photo of themselves for inspiration, learners create a multi-media self-portrait. A digital image of each child is taken, it is uploaded into the computer where is can be experimented with in a digital format. Young artists then use the available media to create a self-portrait.
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 18 Downloads
Sixth graders review the elements of patterns in numbers and artwork and then use Photoshop to create an artistic pattern. In this pattern lesson plan, 6th graders view step by step videos on patterning. Students work on the computer to create their original patterns.
6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 3 Downloads
Mondrian - Primary/Secondary Color Study
Utilizing computer software, learners demonstrate the color spectrum. They investigate the life of the artist Piet Mondrian and define his style of artwork. Then they use Photoshop to recreate some of his designs while discovering the difference between primary and secondary colors.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 16 Downloads
Information Technology: Photoshop Scale
Scaling is a practical skill as well as a topic to be addressed throughout the Common Core math standards. You are given three different presentations and a detailed teacher's guide to use while teaching proportion, as well as practice exercises for your learners, involving the resizing of photos and postcards.
6th - 12th Math 63 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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K - 12th Classroom Support 12 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Photoshop Brush and Shape Tools
Young scholars are introduced to Photoshop and the tools to assess it properly. They are shown how to manipulate a piece of writing with shapes utilizing the brush tool. Each students writes an original haiku to describe their painting.
5th - 12th Technology & Engineering 13 Views 49 Downloads
Using Photoshop to Create a Travel Brochure
Students create a travel brochure. In this Social Studies instructional activity, students observe and discuss different travel brochures. Students look on the Internet and find interesting photos for a particular place. Students then insert their photos into photoshop, crop, resize, and edit the photos in order to create their own travel brochure.
5th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 15 Views 48 Downloads
Photoshop for Fifth Graders: the Basics
Learners review the basic tools for Adobe Photoshop. In this Photoshop lesson, students choose a picture and discuss its properties. Learners use tools to see how pictures are altered. Students use layers to change their pictures.
K - 5th 21st Century Skills 20 Views 47 Downloads
Introduction to Photoshop - Appropriated Portraits
Fourth graders hone their computer skills through practice with Adobe Photoshop. They choose a famous portrait painting, working on seamless integration of their own face into the picture. They work on the skills of using filters, cropping photos and other Photoshop techniques that will help them with projects throughout their lives.
4th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 25 Downloads
Play on Words Design
Students create a design of an image that combines two words to create an unusual visualization. They improve their drawing skills by completing a detailed, colored pencil rendering of the "Play on Words" they design. Using technology and its Photoshop program, they manipulate the colored pencil drawings and design a creative lettering for their play title.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering 17 Views 36 Downloads
Create a graphic autobiography integrating images and text. Working within the structure of the programs Comic Life and Photoshop, pupils integrate the Principles of Design. They focus on balance, rhythm, proportion, and text structure. The activity provides assessment, differentiated instruction, and enrichment options.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 32 Downloads
Analyzing Folklore: Redwall
Brian Jacques’ novel Redwall provides the focus for a series of lessons involving the analysis of folklore. Adopting the persona of a character, groups write letters in the voice of their character, assemble a collage using Microsoft Adobe Photoshop, and create a mask, using Rigid Wrap Plaster Cloth, representing the literal and figurative aspects of the character.
8th Language Arts 10 Views 13 Downloads
Fifth Grade Photoshop: Change That Background
Students explore the Photoshop program. In this technology lesson, students use cropping tools to crop photos out of the background on a Photoshop file. Students edit and paste a picture onto a new background.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 8 Views 19 Downloads
Self-portrait In a Masterpiece: Computer Illustrations
Young scholars create a self-portrait using an artistic masterpiece as a guide. In this art appreciation lesson, students research famous artists online, electronically saving a particular portrait or masterpiece made by the artist. Young scholars then learn by teacher modeling how to superimpose their image on that of the artistic masterpiece using Adobe Photoshop.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 29 Downloads
Designing a CD Cover
Tenth graders design a CD cover and compare and contrast traditional and drawing methods with the use of AppleWorks and Photoshop software. They create a professional design layout using AppleWorks, and present their design in the form of a slideshow.
10th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 37 Downloads