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Beautiful Blurs Part II

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to modify your beautiful (and useful) custom blurs using Color Lookup Tables. You’ll also learn the value of Layer Comps and Notes as well as how to save and load Actions (including the 3DLUT Action I made just for you). The...

Beautiful Blurs Part I

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create beautiful (and useful) custom blurs using a series of Smart Objects and Smart Filters. Along the way you’ll learn to use the Actions and History panels to automate and streamline the tedious parts of the process....

Print Strategies Part III

In this tutorial we’ll try to create a more visually appealing print than resulted from Part II. And, as it turns out, we’ll also learn that there are always exceptions to the rules—sometimes when you least expect it. Note: You should work through Part...

Print Strategies Part II

In this tutorial we’ll dig a little deeper into the strategies and techniques one might use when preparing an image for print. And, as it turns out, we’ll also learn that there are always exceptions to the rules—sometimes when you least expect it. Note:...

Print Strategies Part I

In this tutorial we’ll learn the fundamentals for preparing an image for print. Along the way you’ll pick up a number of other useful techniques and strategies. Note: It is critical to understand how image size and resolution determine the print’s actual...

Background Imagery Via Strategic Radial Blurs

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to make strategically radial blurred background imagery. Along the way you’ll pick up a number of other useful techniques and strategies. Note: Very few base images will lend themselves to successful radial blurred...

MLSA: Living Post

Most recent update: 080716 (see below)   Call for Assistance: UPDATE: We’re on for Friday, Aug 12, 1:00–4:00 (or so) and Saturday, Aug 13, 8:00–12:00 (or so). Room 219. UPDATE II: Wear closed-toe shoes (no sandals or flip flops) as it’s a construction...

Finals: Week 38

Growth Mindset > Fixed Mindset You are capable of more than you imagine. Learn to learn, work hard, don’t give up, discover who you are, and make your world a better place.   Adobe Survey: Important for you to fill out if you want to use the apps this...

Friday Week 37

The Final Countdown: 1 Finish strong, take it with you, use it again, become more than you were, and make the world a better place.   Adobe Survey: Important for you to fill out if you want to use the apps this summer (and maybe beyond) Everyone: Final Feedback |...

Thursday Week 37

The Final Countdown: 2 Finish strong, take it with you, use it again, and become more than you were.   Three Steps to Interview Success: GoodCall’s Complete Guide Seniors who’ve taken 2 or more Mac Lab courses: CTE Exit Survey College Credit: Info Skocko...

Wednesday Week 37

The Final Countdown: 3 Finish strong, take it with you, and use it again.   Seniors who’ve taken 2 or more Mac Lab courses: CTE Exit Survey College Credit: Info Skocko has forms / You apply online (free) and fill them out the form at home (or buy HW pass to...

Tuesday Week 37

The Final Countdown: 4 Finish strong and take it with you.   College Credit: Info Skocko has forms / You apply online (free) and fill them out the form at home (or buy HW pass to do in class) Digital Arts 1, 2 Art 171: Introduction to Digital Arts (same as GD105)...

Monday Week 37

The Final Countdown: 5 Finish strong.   Week 37/Finals Info: Epson Prints (Saturday)* | Best Work | Adobe Streaming | Lynda.com | College Credit | Feedback | Boxing Computers | Final Word *Do NOT purchase prints in the Exchange without prior approval. No refunds....

Friday Week 36

The Countdown Begins: 6 Tech happens, we adapt, move forward, and grow as a result.   MLSS: The last 2 Mac Lab Saturday Schools are tomorrow, June 4 and next Saturday, June 11 from 6:00 to noon. ⇐ Double Time SENIORS: Google Takeout ⇐ July 30 Sunset | Watch...

Thursday Week 36

The Countdown Begins: 7 Tech happens, we adapt, and move forward.   MLSS: The last 2 Mac Lab Saturday Schools are June 4 & 11 from 6:00 to noon. ⇐ Double Time Watch Today’s Vid for Context: Visual Resume | Tuesday’s 411: Video and Loot | No...

Wednesday Week 36

The Countdown Begins: 8 Tech happens and we adapt.   MLSS: The last 2 Mac Lab Saturday Schools are June 4 & 11 from 6:00 to noon. ⇐ Double Time Watch Today’s Vid for Context: Yesterday’s 411: Video and Loot | No Collaboration Day: June 6 | TAG...

Tuesday Week 36

The Countdown Begins: 9 Tech Happens.   MLSS: The last 2 Mac Lab Saturday Schools are June 4 & 11 from 6:00 to noon. ⇐ Double Time IMPORTANT: Think about what we’re trying to do—and what you’ve done up to now. Or haven’t done. Your actions...

Friday Week 35

The Countdown Begins: 10 Most likely to be willing to adopt a growth mindset.   MLSS: The last 2 Mac Lab Saturday Schools are June 4 & 11 from 6:00 to noon. ⇐ Double Time IMPORTANT: Think about what we’re trying to do—and what you’ve done up to...

Thursday Week 35

The Countdown Begins: 11 Most likely to be willing to try and try and try.   MLSS: The last 2 Mac Lab Saturday Schools are June 4 & 11 from 6:00 to noon. ⇐ Double Time IMPORTANT: Think about what we’re trying to do—and what you’ve done up to now....
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