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Creating Fish with Shapes in Photopea
Written instructions Youtube short demo (no audio) brushes This lesson can be done on PC or Chromebooks. When using Chromebooks, students will need to use the preloaded custom shapes that come with Photopea.
Need help finding images?
One challenge that many teachers face is finding safe sites for students to use when looking for school-appropriate images to use in projects. As a general rule, I avoid sending students to a search engine to look for images. Too often, they waste class time looking at images that will not work. When they find... Continue Reading →
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Converting Photoshop Mac and Window Commands
The computer labs at my school use Windows, so I write my instructions using the commands that my students use in our class. I have started using Mac commands in my newer tutorials to make it easier for users teaching in a Mac lab. Until my older tutorials are converted, here are some tips to... Continue Reading →
What’s New in Photoshop 2019? (updated January 2019)
Frames Frames work like placeholders. If you know you need to insert a photo that is a specific size, but you are not sure which one you are going to use, simply insert a frame. Then you can drag and drop your photo into the frame. Photoshop will do the masking for you. Dedicated Content... Continue Reading →
Looking for an alternative to the traditional exit ticket?
As we approach a new year, we are often reminded to have an exit ticket to check for understanding. Many teachers I know use sticky notes from their students. That leaves a paper trail and isn't really a "green" option if you do it often. I decided having students do their exit tickets digitally made... Continue Reading →
Dawn Bradley is the lead graphic design teacher for Granbury ISD. She has taught in public education at the high school level for 20 years. She began working with and teaching Adobe Products in 2001 with Photoshop 5. She has been an Adobe Education Leader, since 2016. She is also an Adobe Education Trainer and... Continue Reading →
Fun and Engaging Apps to use in the Classroom
Photopea Photopea is an advanced image editor, which can work with both raster and vector graphics. You can use it for simple tasks, such as resizing images, as well as complex tasks, such as designing webpages, creating illustrations, processing photographs and more. https://www.photopea.com/ Pixlr Editor is a browser photo editor for all your editing needs. Have full control over your images,... Continue Reading →
What’s new in Photoshop CC2018 (October 2017 release and January 2018 update)
The following information was obtained from Adobe . Select Subject New in the January 2018 release Select the most prominent subjects in an image in a single click Select Subject lets you select the most prominent subject in an image in a single click. Powered by advanced machine learning technology, Select Subject is trained to identify a variety of... Continue Reading →