Surreal-Collage - what images can you add in order to...

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• what images can you add in order to distort reality and convey a juxtaposition?
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If you describe a situation as surreal, you mean that it is very strange because ideas, images, or objects are combined in it which you would not normally expect to find together, like in a dream or fantasy. SuRrEaL For this project, you will create a digital collage in the style of surrealism using multiple layers in Adobe Photoshop. Your final collage must convey a sense of surrealism by having a juxtaposition of images, a strange dream-like quality, and/or a distortion of reality. You should make good use of your space and arrange objects on the page accordingly. The size should be Letter (8.5” x 11”) Pay attention to details, clean up your edges, use adjustments as needed. The overall result should be a scene that is reminiscent of the surrealist movement
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Unformatted text preview: but in the digital age. You MUST also include a written artist statement describing your work. Your grade will be based on how well you met the following criteria: Composition: How you arrange the objects inside the page. Your use of space. The amount of photos used, the amount of layers used. Craftsmanship: Your attention to details, the resolution or quality of your images. Your use of the layers opacity, blur, smudge, lasso and eraser tools. How “neat” it is. Surrealism Qualities / Creativity: Does the final piece contain a juxtaposition of images, a strange dream-like quality, or a distortion of reality? Do the images you chose to include support this idea? Growth Progress: Have you successfully used what you have learned in Adobe Photoshop to create this final collage? definition PROJECT ASSESSMENT...
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  • Fall '12
  • Ms.Albano
  • Man Ray, Surrealist techniques, strange dream-like quality, final collage

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