Are you interested in learning the basic tools of Adobe Photoshop? Do you have a flatbed scanner and are wondering how to use it to make art? Well, then this is a workshop for you! Students are introduced to Adobe Photoshop through the process of Scanography. Scanography or Scanner Photography, is a cameraless photography process of capturing images using a flatbed scanner. Students will learn how to create good initial scans by arranging objects on a scanner and record the materials. After recording a range of items, students will then learn how to seamlessly combine the objects into Photoshop. We will walk through how to use Photoshop tools such as: Layers; Layer Masks; Adjustment Layers; Free Transform ; Quick Selection ; Magic Wand; Object Selection ; Pen ; Lasso; Layer Opacity; Move; Select-Color Range; and Clipping Masks.
Level: All levels are welcome
Registration extended to January 31, 2022! With your registration you’ll receive the full materials list (with helpful links) to purchase your items, any helpful handouts about the process, as well as a quick 1-page “how-to” on downloading and using the Zoom video app.
Sample student images by (from left to right): Adriana Cuellar, Nataline Beckley, Miguel Wooley, and Stephen Larsen.
Please Note: The online session will be recorded for Pyramid Atlantic’s private use to better optimize our programming and share as examples for funders. You may mute your microphone or turn off your camera if you do not wish to be recorded. Access to the recording(s) will be made available to all participants for a limited time.