Photoshop: Layer Management + Photo-editing

Screenshot Workflow1 withhearst.jpg
This exercise will focus on creating a photorealistic image by collaging two separate images together.
Assessment objectives

Assessment objectives include:

  • Layer management
  • Image scaling
  • Precision pixel-editing
Exercise Type Problem Set
Evaluation Criteria
High Pass
The Hearst Tower and one of the available people are convincingly photo-edited into the landscape through precisely removing extraneous pixels.
The Hearst Tower and one of the available people are imprecisely photo-edied and roughly inserted into the landscape.
Low Pass
The Hearst Tower and one of the available people are placed within the landscape without pixel-editing.
The Hearst Tower and/or one of the available people are not inserted into the landscape
Uses Tool(s) Tool:Photoshop CS5
Uses Workflow(s) Workflow:935521

Continue the process of removing the Hearst Tower from its native background. The final image should show the Hearst Tower realistically placed within its new surroundings.

Secondly, use your knowledge of layers and the lasso tools to seamlessly insert one of the following two images into the foreground of the final composition. The scale of the figure should be carefully considered.

The files are within the Dropbox folder and titled: Person1.jpg & Person2.jpg

Keep the layers organized and submit a Photoshop PDF file to the Weekly Submissions folder on Dropbox.

Name your file with the following format: 11b-last name_first name.pdf

Remember to COPY files and PASTE them onto your computer. DO NOT DRAG FILES FROM DROPBOX as it will remove them and ultimately prevent others from obtaining a copy of them.
Person 1

Person1 handcart.jpg

Person 2

Person2 lawnmower.jpg