Syllabus, Lesson Plans & Requirements
Software Hints & Tutorials
You MUST bring
a USB Drive and
Computer Lab Rules
The lab is for school work ONLY. The equipment is expensive and there is NO budget for replacement or repairs. Leave the hardware and software alone.
Do NOT download and use images from a Google Search without knowing if it is a copyrighted image!
Being a student in Taiwan does not excuse you from respecting Copyright Laws.
Know about copyright law!
Copyright video: 11:00 https://youtu.be/tk862BbjWx4
Library of Congress interactive infographic: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/copyrightmystery/?#
Legal Photos (photos that you can use without paying a fee)
The best place to start is Wikipedia: Public domain image resources. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Public_domain_image_resources
All of the information you need with links to hundreds of images and sites.
The British Library has over a million images for free on flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/britishlibrary/
An resource of free historical videos, audio clips, images and 3D models: https://www.pond5.com/free
Judy's favorite: https://unsplash.com/
FREE Art Images from the National Gallery of Art: https://images.nga.gov/en/page/show_home_page.html
Great Color Websites
++Color Hunter do you have a favorite image? upload it to color hunter and it will generate a color theme for you
++colr.org a really cool tool to see the range of colors available within an image
++TinEye The fastest way to get free images in the perfect color
++Designspiration finding images that match your color scheme
++Design Seeds Mellow color palettes from nature
Coolers: an application to generate color combinations
Paletton - a tool for creating color combinations
Color-Hex See your palette in different color models like RGB, CMYK
http://www.checkmycolours.com/ - a tool for checking color combinations to make certain they can be easily viewed by someone having color deficits - for testing websites
Stylify me - fundamentals of a style guide
Learn About Color
From one of my favorites: Spoon Graphics
25 Photoshop Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts You Probably Didn't Know
https://youtu.be/P15HjHx3D28 or watch below
Adobe Make a Masterpiece
Check it out - amazing stuff. Wait for it to load, and then you can drag the layers around and see how it was created.
Do you want to make something new? Scroll down the webpage for some terrific step-by-step tutorials.