Quarter 1 Week 6: Photoshop

TeacherNikki Golub
Subject AreaIntroduction to Photoshop CC
Grade Level7-8
Week #6
Unit of InstructionSummative Project
Standard(s) Taught

VA.68.S.1.1 – Manipulate content, media, techniques, and processes to achieve communication with artistic intent.

VA.68.S.1.4 – Use accurate art vocabulary to explain the creative and art-making processes.

VA.68.F.1.4 – Use technology skills to create an imaginative and unique work of art.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will showcase their understanding of the tools in Photoshop CC.

Classroom Activities

 For this project, you will be required to showcase all that you have learned in Photoshop CC so far:

Start by creating a new document:

-300-500 resolution 

-8 in. X 10 in. Dimensions 

Project should include:

  • at least 3 silhouettes varying in size showing depth
  • the “________ life” text should be in arial black, and should include a clipping mask 
  • at least 1 image that is in the foreground that is larger than the others; this image should be without a background
  • An image in the background with a lowered opacity that creates depth in the image.
  • ALL LAYERS SHOULD CREATE AN OVERALL THEME TO YOUR PROJECT! THIS SHOULD NOT BE A RANDOM ASSORTMENT OF CRAZY STUFF!

This project will be worth 100 points. You will be graded using the Volusia County Rubric.

Assignments Due

Summative due at the end of the week. 

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