PHOTO 11/30: Photopea Cropping and Negatives
We will discuss the following ideas:
- Photopea / Photoshop basics
- Cropping in PS
- Creating negatives in PS
TAKE NOTES during class discussions. You will submit notes for credit every few weeks. If you are absent, you must watch the Zoom video to get the notes.
If you were absent to any of the meetings this week, go to Google Classroom, where the recorded meetings have been posted under Classwork>Recorded Zoom Meetings.
- Discuss Anthotype Project, which is due on December 4th. See homework below.
- Introduction to Photopea
- Technique: How to crop in Photopea. Watch the tutorials below.
- Technique: How to create a negative in Photopea. Watch the tutorials below.
Basics and Cropping in Photopea / Photoshop
Creating Negatives in Photopea
- Create anthotype paper and document your process by taking lots of photographs of your experience. DO NOT USE THE PAPER YET. Watch the videos above and follow these turmeric anthotype creation instructions. Due November 12th
- Anthotype Print Project Webpage – Due December 4th:
- Cut your anthotype papers in half (6×12″). You will use 3 of the 6×12″ papers for prints.
- Cut the last of your 6×12 pieces into three strips. These are your test strips.
- You are required to create at least 3 prints and 3 tests.
- It is extra credit to make extra prints and/or try other materials (such as berries and flowers).
- Document the whole process by taking photographs and post these images to your website
- On your website, create a page called “Early Photography”
- On that page, you must include pictures of your materials, process, and results.
- Include a minimum of 10 process photographs
- Write at least two paragraphs explaining your process along the way. Each photograph must have a short explanation.
- Your webpage will be due after Thanksgiving. You should work on it as you create your anthotypes.
- Begin collecting TRANSLUSCENT items to be used in your anthotypes. See the idea list below.
- If you don’t have the photo kit, or if you wish to experiment, you can use natural items to create your own anthotype dyes for prints. See the list below
- Pick up your photography kit at the front office from 8 am to 3pm M-F starting Thursday, November 19th. Office is closed during Thankgiving week.
|Materials for anthotype dyes|
2. Hibiscus (Jamaica) flower
4. Red carnations
11. Red Cabbage
|Transluscent Items for Anthotype Prints|
Thinly sliced vegetables and fruits (on top of the glass)
Thin fabric with designs
|Old negatives (film)|
Drawings that are made on thin paper
Writing or drawing on paper that has been stained with grease
Magazine or newspaper images