Author:
Dylan Hancey
Subject:
Graphic Arts, Visual Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Level:
High School
Grade:
10, 11, 12
Provider:
Wyoming Department of Education
Tags:
  • Editing
  • Iowa K-12 E-Curriculum
  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Wyoming Department of Education
  • iowa-k-12-e-curriculum
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs

    Education Standards

    Portrait Retouching and Compositing

    Portrait Retouching and Compositing

    Overview

    Structure for a lesson plan, with detailed steps to achieve an edited and composited portrait. 

    Lesson structure for retouching

    Subject: Portrait retouching and compositing

     

    Standard(s):

     

    Key Concepts: Remove blemishes, using the dodge and burn tool, understanding frequency separation, compositing, and color matching.

     

    Objectives: SWBAT remove blemishes using the patch or clone stamp tool. Fix skin tones by using frequency separation.  Composite the portrait to a new background and match the colors to create uniformity.

     

    Assessment(s):  Students will submit three images; a before image, an after image, and the background used.

                 

    Materials & Equipment: LIbrary of portraits, or access to take portraits. Access to unsplash.com or similar resource. Photoshop CS6 or newer.

     

    Vocabulary: Dodge, burn, frequency separation, compositing, color grading, levels, curves.