Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Brendan, 7th Grade, Manipulated Image by Eisenhower Student

When I took this picture of some of my friends were talking in the hallway, I had to take the picture quickly before they moved. After taking the picture, I imported it and colored each person's clothes and body on different layers. Then for the background, I clicked one spot to color and then let go. Next, I held the shift key down and clicked another spot to make a straight line. This allowed me to successfully re-draw the background. Lastly, I added filters and layer styles. I copied the background's layer and made the copy partially transparent. By making the copy a partially transparent, I was able to see and mix the original background with the layer style.

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Harold Olejarz is Art and Technology teacher at Eisenhower Middle School, Wyckoff, New Jersey, U.S.A. He began his career as a sculptor and exhibited in Soho, NYC, in the early 1980s. His work evolved into Performance Art and his living sculptures installed themselves in museums and public spaces in the US and Europe from 1985 to the early 1990s. He has been exploring digital media as both an artist and an educator since 1997. “Capturing the Moving Present,” an essay by Harold Olejarz, is included in Video Art for the Classroom, a National Art Education Association publication. Olejarz has made presentations on the use of digital media at state and national educational conferences.

Tom Chambers is Technology Applications teacher at Raul Yzaguirre School For Success [Junior School], Houston, Texas, U.S.A. He was Visiting Lecturer in Digital/New Media Art for the Fine Arts Department at Zhaoqing University, Zhaoqing, China, 2005-2007. He was Executive Committee Member and Juror (2003 - 2005) for the International Digital Art Awards (IDAA), and was instrumental in expanding the content of the IDAA to include New Media Art, and served as on-line New Media Director (2004 - 2005). Chambers has been a documentary photographer and visual artist for over thirty years, and he is currently working with the pixel as Minimal Art (Pixelscapes) which begins to approach a true, abstract, visual language in Digital Art.

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