8-30-17 and 9-1-17

today’s agenda:

  1. setup your Computer Graphics Digital Portfolio 
  2. New tools: magnetic lasso and quick mask: click here and download TWO images
    -the full sized image of the Jolly Green Giant (click the thumbnail for the full sized image)
    -the full sized image of Mt. Tam (click the thumbnail for the full sized image)
  3. open the picture of the giant and the picture of Mt. Tam in Photoshop
  4. We will work with these photos to learn quick mask and magnetic lasso.
  5. Assignment:This Doesn’t Belong
  6. Next assignment: Photoshop Time Travel

Computer Graphics 2+
After Effects Parallax View

Sample file for Parallax View

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8-28-17

Computer Graphics 1

  1. these are the files we worked with last week – just in case you need them again
    1. horse
    2. field
    3. group
  2. open Photoshop and then open the image of the group that you saved earlier
  3. using Clone Stamp and Content Aware fill to remove someone from the group
  4. now find your own group photo and follow these instructions (click here)
  5. if you finish the group photo assignment you can setup your Computer Graphics Digital Portfolio 

Computer Graphics 2+

Begin working in Adobe After Effects – click here for your first work

Will someone test this video?  You will need to login with you regular ID(?) and password to view it.

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8-25-17

Welcome to Computer Graphics and Web Design!

  1. class overview
  2. logging in
  3. class survey

Computer Graphics 1 and Web Design 1

-class overview
-getting logged in

  • explore content aware and clone stamp tools
  • use tools to retouch images
  • use tools to remove objects or individuals from images
  1. setup your Computer Graphics Digital Portfolio 
  2. clone stamp vs content aware
  3. download these images and open them up in Photoshop
    1. horse
    2. field
    3. group

Adobe Photoshop CC
-a quick tour
images.google.com

Computer Graphics 2+

Begin working in Adobe After Effects – click here for your first work

Will someone test this video?  You will need to login with you regular ID(?) and password to view it.

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5-25-2017

While I am out please work on the following:
Computer Graphics 1: Movie Poster
Computer Graphics 2: Green Screen editing.  If you have completed the green screen work then review and begin the Face Tracking tutorial.

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5-9-2017

CG1: Finish Magazine Covers – next project: Movie Poster

CG2: valuable green screen resources:
Green Screen Keylight Masking Workflow
Green Screen Masking and Layering

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5-2-2017

CG1: Magazine Cover

CG2: Green Screen work

Today each of you will shoot video in front of the green screen and composite in another video using After Effects.  This is a solid tutorial on the basics of using the Keylight 1.2 effect in After Effects.

After Effects/Keylight 1.2 tutorial

Green screen success:
1. find the footage you want to use as background.
2. use your phone.
3. shoot so that you see little or no background outside of the green screen.

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4-26-10

Green Screen Intro

Computer Graphics 2 – please download these two videos:

Sample Green Screen video

Times Square video

Start a new project in After Effects and import both of these files.

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