Saturday, September 18, 2010

Saturday Star Spotlight

My students have done a lot of fun and exciting things that I will sometimes feature Saturday in our Star Spotlight.

Normal Things

While rummaging around in my files looking for some collages my students had created I found a folder from one of my Photoshop Elements Special Projects classes that had some fun, creative images in it that I wanted to share again today. The assignment for the class was to create a picture of a normal thing, in an abnormal situation.

Here Dana Kimborough created a cat and a fish that filled the bill for the assignment. Great thinking, fun image. Am I surprised? Not one bit.

How about this one that Helen did with a graduating cactus!

Jane Kennedy has contributed to our blog in previous months. She got some great pictures on a trip she and her friend Linda Baker went on to Africa. How about this elephant?

As I perused the folder I was once again struck by the sheer force of the creativity of this age group of students. This untapped resource will never cease to surprise and inspire me. Seniors have been there, gathered information from many life experiences, and do a wonderful job of creating images from those experiences if they have the technical skills to do it.

No question about it--seniors rock!!!

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