Monday, December 13, 2010
ART 262- These are my final pieces for this class. I think I learned a lot. I definitely wouldn't have been able to do this before I took this class. I know that you could just look up a tutorial for this, but the fact that I was actually comfortable with the program says a lot. I am now comfortable with the keyboard shortcuts and I know how to use most of the adjustments in photoshop. I feel really good about my pieces. I know we were suppose to incorporate our actual major and I did just that. The photos in my pieces were taken by me. I just put a little spin on them. I'm proud of them. I hope everyone likes them and can see that I worked really hard on them.
First I started with my image that I was going to use. I desaturated it then saved it as a PSD so that I could use it for displacement. Then I open a blank document. I filled it with black. Then, I used the horizontal text tool and just started typing different things. I would change the size of the font and I would change up whether it was bold, italic, or regular. Once I got enough text that I was happy with, I added a layer style to each of the text layers. I put a drop shadow on each with a 90 degree angle. After that, I put all the text layers into one group then merged the group. Then I copied the group and put a slight on it, then merged the two group layers. After that, I went to filters>distort>displace and used the file I created at the beginning. After that was done, I brought in the color file and then I went to