Photoshop Teacher Resources
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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 12 Views 14 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 61 Views 70 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Photoshop for Fifth Graders: the Basics
Students review the basic tools for Adobe Photoshop. In this Photoshop lesson, students choose a picture and discuss its properties. Students use tools to see how pictures are altered. Students use layers to change their pictures.
K - 5th 21st Century Skills 18 Views 46 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 16 Views 33 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 lesson 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 9 Views 12 Downloads
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 10 Views 17 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, 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 2 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
Young scholars explore language arts by utilizing computer imaging software. In this Photoshop lesson plan, students read several pieces of poetry and discuss the visual impressions they get from the words. Young scholars utilize Photoshop Elements to create an illustrated presentation of the material in the poem.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 40 Downloads
Public Service Graphic Design
Twelfth graders create a billboard design (on the computer) to promote and increase awareness of a social problem. Students conduct research of public service issues that are of interest to them. They collect photos and images through internet research.
12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 22 Downloads
Photoshop Brush and Shape Tools
Students 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 11 Views 47 Downloads
Using Photoshop to Create a Travel Brochure
Students create a travel brochure. In this Social Studies lesson, 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 13 Views 46 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 14 Views 22 Downloads
Bytes: A Summer Byte
Students create a collage from their own digital pictures using Adobe Photoshop Elements. Following a step-by-step instruction guide, students create a collage from pictures of their summer vacation as part of a writing assignment.
7th - 8th Technology & Engineering 5 Views 4 Downloads
Portrait of the Artist - Georgia O'Keeffe
Students study the work of Georgia O'Keefe. They use a digital camera or scanned images from a regular camera and the PhotoShop application to create a landscape of their own which reflects the important shapes or objects in their everyday life.
8th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 19 Downloads
What would Monet do with a digital Camera?
Students take ditigal pictures of any subject. Using Photoshop Elements, students organize and save their pictures. They edit the pictures using a Paint Dabs filter. Students discuss their photographs and how photography influenced the Impressionist painters.
2nd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 17 Downloads