Today’s practical exercise focussed on text effects within Photoshop. I created the following from a high contrast photo: Briefly, the steps taken to create this effect are: We also looked at the six elements of design: And the principles of design: We briefly looked at the Gestalt psychology principles of perception:
‘Vivid Flourish’ advert: a contemporary art style used in many modern commercial and professional art sectors. This creative photo manipulation project focuses on colour and lighting to bring a model into explosive, stylish life.
Brief: From the three images supplied, create a high contrast and dramatic photomontage using Photoshop’s selection, blending and layer skills learned during today’s lecture. The original images: These were modified, combined and enhanced to produce the final image:
Brief: Working individually or in your groups, produce an intervention/remix/readymade action that will be documented as a short film. Your intervention can be street-based, in a public place, or part of your home or univeristy life. It can also take place online, e.g. an adbust, mashup or remix. Myself and Jordan Trembeth decided to create… Read More »
Following on from the previous post, I spent some time mashing up some clips from my favourite movie, Blade Runner, with the audio from the latest match.com television advert. I find match.com‘s adverts annoying upbeat and optimistic, but this was perfect to juxtapose with the gloomy distopian visuals of the film. And here’s the result:
Mashups and remixes are a form of collage; placing found elements next to each other to create something new. They might be music mashups which (more or less) skilfully combine different songs into a new whole, comedy mashups of different videos or adbusts in which an advert is subverted by overlaying it with a new… Read More »