Combining

PHOTOSHOP – COMBINING IMAGES

Instructions
INTRODUCTION:

Use the cropping/selecting skills you learned in the action sequence to combine two or more images in Photoshop. The final image should look plausible, and realistic. A gerbil in your pencil case, elephant in your cupboard or celebrity in your closet are all possibilities.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

You can use images from the web and combine them with ones you have taken.
You will need to make 2 distinct images that look REAL or PLAUSIBLE – check if you are not sure!

STEPS:

• Spend no more than 1 class shooting, downloading or scanning your image
o Collect at least 8 different source files you can work with
• Spend at least one class selecting, cropping and refining edges of your image
o Trim, crop, remove backgrounds etc on all objects AND SAVE AS COPIES
o Keep your original files to submit..
• Spend one class combining your image.
o Use Layers, so you can try out different ideas
o Make at Least 2 images, using your same source materials

HAND IN:

• One InDesign File where you :
o Place your original images and edited pieces on one page
o Place your completed images on a second page

KEY CRITERIA: At least 8 images, cropping & editing, InDesign file complete
CHALLENGE:

• Watch for direction of lighting, relative sizes and perspective
• Adjust colour balance of combined images to get a ‘perfect’ result

Gallery of Samples