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Photo-Shop Green Screen Notes

Photoshop Green Screen  Notes

  • Open Photoshop and open your Green screen image saved to S drive\ Mr. Pries                                                                 
  • Unlock layer at the bottom right with a double click on it and answer ok. (this is an extra step that was not explained in class yesterday. This allows your image to be on a clear background without a colour.)
  • Using eraser tool erase area around feet and below green screen
  • Use magic wand tool and delete to remove area around cutout. Adjust tolerance at the top to allow tool more depth. Usually around 75%
  • Can use marquee tool and delete to remove large areas.
  • Zoom in to do an accurate cutout.
  • Open Google Images/ advanced and select large free background. Save to your profile in your tech/ Photoshop folder.
  • In Photo-shop select file open and browse to the new background in your tech/ Photoshop folder
  • Open, unlock layer and select whole area area with your Marquee tool.
  • Select Edit copy. Alt tab to green screen image and edit paste it on
  • Move image on top of new background. Resize and position
  • Save as Greenscreen Cutout in your tech/ Photoshop folder

PhotoShop Green Screen Activity Rubric

 

Poor
1 pts

Fair
2 pts

Good
3 pts

 

Understand image layers 
 

Poor

Image layers and transparency not demonstrated in .psd

Fair

Image layers  demonstrated in .psd

Good

Image layers  demonstrated well in .psd

 

Cut-out  images 

Poor

Image is cut-out only somewhat with some background  still showing

Fair

Image is  cut-out OK  with little background  still showing

Good

Image is  cut-out perfectly  with no background  still showing

 

Saving documents
 

Poor

Documents not saved to student folder

Fair

Some documents saved finished project there

Good

All required documents and file types in student folder

 

Green screen image inserted with proper perspective

Poor

Image not complete and wrong area

Fair

Image complete and placed on new background. Placement  size and cut-out could be improved

Good

Image complete and placed on new background. Placement, size and cut-out  well thought out

 

Apply the new background

Poor

Background not applied

Fair

Background image applied with  green screen image fitting in OK

Good

Background  image applied well with  green screen image fitting in very well

 
 

      

 

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