Healing brush and photo restoration

December 1, 2009 at 1:58 am | Posted in tech | 1 Comment
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Sears Photo Restoration

Grab the photo from the computer graphics folder, photo restoration folder on the N drive.

You will use the Healing Brush and Spot Healing Brush tool for much of this project.

Here are some tutorials to help you along the way.  If you find any other useful tutorials go ahead and share them in the comments section of this post:

How to Repair Old Photos

Using the Healing Tool

Removing Dust and Scratches

VIDEO: Using the Spot Healing Brush

VIDEO: Using the Healing Brush for Photo Restoration

VIDEO: Using the Healing Brush to Remove Circles under the Eye

Computer Graphics: Maker Club Poster

September 1, 2009 at 8:30 am | Posted in tech | Leave a comment
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Your mission is to create a poster that promotes the new Drake Maker Club.


-regular lasso tool

-layer styles (drop shadow, glow)

-working with multiple layers

-adding test

-edit, free transform

The text should read:


Do you like to take stuff apart?


learn how things work?

Friday, September 4th

lunch room 402

Learn more at the  Drake Maker Club

all are welcome


The poster should include images of homemade gadgets (visit instructables.com for source) and the Make Magazine logo (http://makezine.com).  Use at least three separate images.


Techniques – use the following

-magnetic lasso
-quick mask
-filters as needed
-torn paper techniques
-layer styles

Make the new image 7.5 by 10 inches (portrait or landscape, your choice)

Set to 72 dpi

News roundup

November 26, 2008 at 10:35 am | Posted in tech | Leave a comment
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Waterproof your gadgets – no bag needed, just money

Buy Luke’s original lightsaber for $185,000 (there goes my kids’ college fund)

Atlantic Records: digital sales exceed CD sales

Google SearchWiki- love it or hate it?

What the Mars lander really saw

November 19, 2008 at 10:35 am | Posted in tech | Leave a comment
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Click the photo for the full truth and see what NASA has been hiding.

11-5: Photoshop tutorials

November 5, 2008 at 1:58 pm | Posted in tech | Leave a comment
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Convert photo into a comic book

Use Photoshop to age a photo

Give a photo that vintage look

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