Source & Mix: Digital Collage from Vintage Encyclopaedia Illustrations

Evgeniya & Dominic Righini-Brand, Graphic Design & Photography

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7 Lessons (30m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:06
    • 2. Sourcing Images: License and Quality Consideration

      2:49
    • 3. Generating Visual Ideas

      2:57
    • 4. Organising Project Files

      1:49
    • 5. Photoshop Tools for Selection and Cutting

      8:25
    • 6. Creating Collages

      10:21
    • 7. Saving & Sharing

      2:13
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Project Description

Create a Digital Collage from found Vintage Encyclopaedia Illustrations.

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Complete your class project by uploading the following:

  • original source images;
  • any work-in-progress previews if you want to receive feedback on how to develop your work further;
  • 1 or more final collages;
  • a few words about how you approached this project, where the ideas came from, how you picked your source images and what you have learnt.

Resources:

Biodiversity Heritage Library on Flickr

Bibliodyssey Flickr Library

U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection

The J. Paul Getty Museum

Getty Collection Search Gateway

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