Graphic Retention

2018 DESIGN WEEK

In an effort to stay up to date with computer programs post college, I wanted to do something creative with a short time constraint. Below are the results. 

DuRATION 1 Hour

Programs Photoshop

REVIEW: NEW YEAR, WHO DIS?Created text, converted to a shape, used transparent text with a thick outlined stroke & altered to taste. 

 

Learned: 

How to create letter outlines with transparent text.

Not my original image.

DuRATION 1.5 hours

Programs Photoshop

REVIEW: GIVE ME SOME SPACE

Played with spacing, depth, layers, overlays and hierarchy.

 

Learned: 

Practiced keeping photoshop files organized, correctly labeled, and easy to navigate. 

Not my original images.

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DuRATION 1 Day

Programs Photoshop, Lightroom, & Premiere Pro

REVIEW: LEVITATION

Giving the appearance of levitation. Photos taken of me by me.

 

Learned: 

The most practical ways to efficiently erase and blend layers & photos together.

Street
Street

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Coffee
Coffee

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SurferBro
SurferBro

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Street
Street

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DuRATION 4 Days

Programs Photoshop & Illustrator

REVIEW: UNLIKELIEST OF PLACES

Photo collage images on top of each other to spark imagination.

 

Learned: 

More efficient ways to use the marquee tool when cutting apart images.

Not my original images.

blue
blue

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red
red

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green
green

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blue
blue

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DuRATION 2 Hours

Programs Photoshop & Illustrator

REVIEW:BACKGROUND STORY Converted the uniforms to cartoon like dimensions, with the main color bleeding into the background while keeping the human features.

 

Learned: 

How to cartoonize images, and reviewing how to use the pen tool. 

Not my original images.

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DuRATION 2 Days

Programs Photoshop 

REVIEW: LIVING ON THE EDGE 

Making an alternate universe with the simple reflection of a landscape.

 

I Learned: 

I thought this would be a breeze but I was delightfully wrong. How to get the reflection angle I wanted took some time and strategizing.

Not my original images.

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DuRATION 1.5 Hours

Programs Photoshop

REVIEW: JUST DO IT

Figured out which parts of the text I wanted to overlap with the figure. Decided to keep the outlines of the overlapped pieces.

Learned: 

Learned new shortcuts for Photoshop commands.

Not my original image.

After
After

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Before
Before

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After

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DuRATION 2 Days

Programs Photoshop

REVIEW: KING OF POP

Altered an image of the King of Pop. Created a jacket that depicts the children's movie "Peter Pan" after MJ's home, Neverland Ranch.

Learned: 

How to create outlines and it's shading.

Not my original image.

After
After

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Before
Before

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After

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DuRATION 1 hour

Programs Photoshop

REVIEW: Took one of my own photos to create this final project.  

 

Learned: 

How to create the neon effect & fire sparks. 

3D Effect
3D Effect

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Glitch Effect
Glitch Effect

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Original
Original

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3D Effect
3D Effect

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DuRATION 30 Seconds

Programs Photoshop

REVIEW: Messing around with something I just learned. 

 

Learned: 

How to create red and cyan layers for a 3D effect. I then took the 3D image and applied a glitch effect.

Not my original image.

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DuRATION 1 Hour

Programs Photoshop

REVIEW: A RIPPLE IN TIME

This was fairly simple to do, just messing around.

Learned: 

Updated Photoshop to the latest 2018 version. Learned how to use the new set up, shortcuts, and where tools are located. 

Not my original images.