Create your

Halloween Face

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Your Task is to manipulate a studio photo of yourself to create a believable and fantastic illusion of makeup. Read the instructions and links carefully

SUGGESTED STEPS
  1. With help from classmates, use your own devices to take a medium resolution (2mp or better) Medium Close-Up photo that demonstrates proper photographic qualities BLT&F - Remember a great graphic starts with a good photo. You can use backgrounds around the classroom or school if your teacher permits.
  2. Upload and share the photos with their owner (Use GoogleDrive to share efficiently)
  3. Here are some steps laid out for you with accompanying VIDEOS behind the links!
    1. Use the CROPPING TOOL to crop your image to exactly 1920x1080
    2. Use SELECTION tools to control what goes on each layer
    3. Composite and transform different graphical elements using the layers
    4. Experiment with layer BLENDING MODES. Try not to simply "cover up" your face, but rather to demonstrate your photoshop skills to alter or add elements.
    5. Consider building an enhanced background for your graphic

SPECIFICATIONS:
  • RESOLUTION: High Definition (1920x1080 pixels)
  • FRAMING: Extreme Closeup to Medium Shot
  • CONTENT: The MAJORITY of the pixels in your final piece must be YOURS (ie NOT downloaded from the internet)
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More Ideas - The "Real" Me assignment:
Mr Hughes Website Instructions
Evaluation
Level
Level 4: Exemplary
Level 3: Competent
Level 2: Fair
Level 1: Poor
Believability -
Light and Shadows
The matching of studio lighting, colour, contrast and brightness have resulted in an stunningly believable illusion. The student has used innovative techniques to sell the illusion
The matching of studio lighting, colour, contrast and brightness have resulted in an entirely believable illusion
Lighting, colour, contrast and brightness could be better used to create a believable illusion
Lighting, colour, contrast and brightness have been largely neglected in creating a believable illusion
Photoshop Selection and Blending
The main features have been losslessly selected, feathered and blended exceptionally well to seamlessly composite the elements
The main features have been generally blended well to composite the various elements
Some rough selections and blends compromise the believability of the final piece
The roughness of selection and blending demonstrates a lack of skill with the software
Sophistication
The manipulation and composition of the photo has resulted in an exceptionally believable illusion. The choices of background and postitioning have created more complex depth cues, including foreground, surfaces for shadow and reflection and interaction between the elements
The manipulation and composition of the photo has resulted in a believable illusion. Observation of shadow and light is logical and well produced
The final image uses some appropriate techniques, but it is a noticeably simplified version of what it could have been
The simplicity of the work fails to demonstrate the techniques and skills taught in class
Aesthetic Appeal
The choices and skills used have resulted in a final product that is exceptionally attractive and professional in appearance!
The final product is aesthetically appealing and well made
The final product is somewhat appealing, but would benefit from further development
The final product lacks appeal
Technical Specifications
The final file is named appropriately, matches the required resolution, and has been delivered to the correct location for evaluation.
The final file meets most of the requested specifications
The final file meets some of the requested specifications
The final file meets few of the requested specifications