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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Go over the image on your tracing paper with a felt tip pen Ensure that all of the lines meet up to make enclosed shapes Rub off the pencil lines Using a ruler trace over the 15 x 15 cm border Log on to the computer as per normal For this process you will only need to Log on once Double click the Adobe PhotoShop Icon load, please be patient. This program is large and takes time to
Place your image on the scanner When the Photoshop screen appears Select File
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Scroll down the menu and Select Import Select HP Scan jet 3500C Series. The Scan Program will now load When it is loaded it will automatically scan your image.
14. Using the shimmering select box highlight only the area that you need – Pull the box in by using the cursor, clicking and dragging to make smaller or large. 15. When you have the area that you need press the Accept Button. 16. This automatically opens the image in PhotoShop for you. – Please wait
Colouring an Image:
Things to do before you start Colouring you Image 1. Select Image and then Select Resize 2. Select Image and change the Width of your image to 600 pixels and press OK 3. Now Select View and scroll down to Fit on Screen 4. If your image is still reversed then Select Image, scroll down to Rotate and then scroll don to Flip Horizontal. 5. Using the Brush or Pencil Tool trace over the 15 x 15 cm border of your image 6. Using the Brush or Pencil Tool trace over any faint lines or lines that do not completely enclose a shape. By clicking the Pencil Tool and then holding down the shift key and clicking the Pencil Tool again at the end of the line needed the computer will automatically draw a straight line. 7. Select Enhance, then Select Brightness / Contrast 8. Slide the Contrast Arrow to the right to no more than +25 and press OK. This will increase the contrast.
9. Before you are ready to colour your image you will also need to clean up all the little marks and lines left on the image. 10. Select the Magic Wand Tool. Use this tool to select an area within an enclosed shape. Click the tool inside the required area. If a shape is not enclosed it will select everything. In this case, find out where the gap in the line is and draw a line over it. When an area is selected press Backspace. Do this to all areas that need cleaning. If you make a mistake Select Edit, then Undo or Ctrl Z 11. Create a New Layer, Select Layer and scroll down to New Layer 12. Name your new layer Colour 13. Always have the Layer Window Open. To do this Select Window, scroll down to Layers and then Drag the Layers Window down onto the screen. 14. Select the Background Layer – this is when the Blue Rectangle is on that line. Use the Magic wand Tool to select an area that you wish to colour. Click back to the Colour Layer. Select the colour you require by clicking on the Colour Square at the bottom of the Tool Box. Now Select the PaintBucket and click in the selected area.
You can do this quicker if you use the Shift Key to Magic Wand any number of areas that are to be colored the same.
15. Repeat this process until all areas are filled with colour. Remember we are only placing colour on the colour layer. If you colour in the background layer by mistake Ctrl Z back until you have undone the mistake and colour on the Colour Layer. 16. When you have finished use the Magnifying Glass Tool to see if there are any little white dots or marks that need repairing.
Printing Your Work:
1. When the Image is complete Save As in the Shareddata P:/ and then in the Folder Yr 8 “ Just For Fun” as a JPEG file.
2. Printing: Always Select Print Preview, change the height and width to set the image to as close as possible to 15 x 15 cm. When you are as close as possible Select Print. Select the OKI 500C printer and press Print. Your Teacher will bring your completed coloured image to your next class.