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Foundations of Digital Art and Design with Adobe® Creative Cloud by xtine burrough

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Chapter 8. Select, Copy, Paste, Collage

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The exercises in this chapter will provide technical lessons in photographic collage and teach you about juxtaposition. You’ll use the Dada style of photomontage (in which source materials are often made visually apparent) to create a collage that could be used to promote the 1929 Surrealist film Un Chien Andalou. You’ll explore various tools for precision selecting, copying, and pasting parts of an image. In Chapter 10, Type and Image, you’ll revisit this collage that was created in Adobe Illustrator and add typography on top of the photomontage.

Precision Selecting with the Pen Tool

To make your cutout ...

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