Tech Camp – Day 8

Today you’ll be creating a 3D image in the time we have available.

1. We’ll be using this 3D tutorial to create the image. Hopefully you’ll be successful.

2. Once you’ve completed the easy way to make one, then try a little harder tutorial.


I hope each of you has enjoyed your time while attending the KISD Education Foundation Tech Camp 2015. I hope to see each of you in the future at the Career Center.

Tech Camp – Day 7

Today after you finish editing and text designing you will be learning the process of Photomerging within Adobe Photoshop.


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Tech Camp – Day 6

Today we’ll begin text editing. It will take a little while to learn all of the setting options, but after that you’ll be designing wonderfully.

Tech Camp – Day 5

Today you’ll be creating 3-in-1 images of each other and others within Tech Camp. Three pics, copy, paste, transform, and print. You’ll also be mixing them up.

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Tech Camp – Day 4

Today we’ll be doing several Photoshop techniques. Here’s a list:

  • Healing
  • Patching
  • Rubber Stamping
  • Image Enhancement
  • Warping
  • Actions

Also today cameras and lenses.

Dropbox Link for Today


And if time permits some of these as well:

  • Reflection
  • Clipping
  • Vignette
  • Emboss
  • Graffiti

Tech Camp – Day 3

Today finishing your Cartoon in Real Life designs.

Remember to use the directions from yesterday.

1. Open Adobe Photoshop

2. Choose File > New.

3. Insert the following:

  • Width – 10 Inches
  • Height – 8 inches
  • Resolution – 150
  • Background – Transparent

4. Choose File > Save as.

5. Save the file to your Photoshop (PSD) folder as Real Life Cartoon

6. Search the web for a cartoon character and a real photograph. Watch the file deminsions look for ones that are at minimum 1100 x 850.

7. Open the images you saved from the web, both the cartoon and real life image. Then drag both of them into the PSD file together.

8. Lastly design and create.

Also today getting you setup with so you can save your work and use at home.

And lastly — Photos. Of yourself. No selfies. This is for projects coming soon.

TechCamp – Day 2

Yesterday we learned how to use the selection tools and how layers work.

Today we’ll do some Image manipulation and enhancement.

After the break you’ll create a cartoon in real life using layers, masks, shadows, etc.

Welcome to TechCamp

TechCampGlad to have each of you here.

This will be website we use to get links information and instructions on how to create and design using Adobe Photoshop.

Today we’ll learn some Adobe Photoshop.

Here’s the link to all things TechCamp!

Monopod vs. Selfie Stick – Do you know the difference?

Finishing? – 5/27

Today hopefully you’ll be finishing your final exam. If not you’ll have Friday to complete.

Finishing – 5/26

Today and tomorrow hopefully you’ll have to complete and finish your final exam.

Thursday 1st period will be assisting in the relocation of a classroom.


Who knew when I assigned this that there would be 21 days of rain. (Heard that fact this morning on the news.) If you shot images of last nights incredible sunset GREAT!!! Or if you took some from Sunday night’s wonderful colors. Super!! Here’s the change. Sunset/Sunrise will be a extra credit item in the gradebook. The bonus points will be based on when you took the image originally and quality of the composition.

Sigh…. Happened in Texas

What would you do if you were told you don’t own the images you took. Happened to a high school senior here in Texas…. this year.

Senior Invite – 5/22

Today you’ll have to work on your invite. I’m hoping by Wednesday most of you are done. And will have printed and uploaded your images.

Sunsets we need to talk.

Have a Great Weekend!!

Final Exam Designing

Today you have to work on your final exam invite design.

Remember. Less is more.

Also. Look online for ideas. Don’t do the same boring thing. Be Unique.

Sunrise/Sunset due Wednesday.

ACP – Several Items

Today final exam info is online.

Rodeo info.

Ben bring my stuff back.

Sam & Mariah getting images for USO.

Setting up for your printing 55″ x 60″

Final Exam Information – 5/20

Today we will go over Character panel once more (I know you know it, but just for ole time sakes). Then I will go over your final exam information.

3-ShayleePatrick-SeniorBackAlso information on turning in Sunset images is online as well. TOMORROW looks like the best day to do sunset images.

Zach here are your instructions… Thanks Jeff

Full article on how to from Jeff Cable. Great great read and instructions.

Finishing Layout – 5/19

Today you will have to complete the layout you began yesterday. Saving instructions will be available later this morning.

Sunset/Sunrise images due next Wednesday!!

UPDATE:  Directions for saving.

  1. Choose File > Save As
  2. Save to Templates and Graphics > Files for Printing > Your Class Period
  3. Save as JPEG
  4. Filename should be your first and last name.


Getting Your Best – 5/18

Today you will have to find and get your best images so far this year. You will have a set area to design your best images into for printing. Before beginning listen to the design and info of your teacher.

Here’s what to do:

Open Adobe Photoshop.

  • Press Ctrl+N (new document)
  • Change if needed Pixels to INCHES
  • Width – 24″
  • Height – 10″ or 11″
  • Resolution – 200

Save to your Photoshop folder as YourNameBestPrints

Now add the images you want for printing.

Save the file to your folder when completed.

REMINDER: Sunset/Sunrise OCF/Silhouette images are due next WEDNESDAY!!




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