Use one of your selfies (you can use one of your old selfies, or you can take a new selfie for this assignment) and change yourself into an alien in Adobe Photoshop.
This assignment is usually easier to complete with head on photography, where you’re looking straight at the camera (face forward).
Practice using layer blends to change your hair, skin, or eye color.
You can also use the Liquify filter to exaggerate the features.
Here’s is an example of a before and after image where I added the Liquify filter to my image. (I also used layer blends to give him demon eyes and green skin)
Download a vector file from https://publicdomainvectors.org. Or, for students who are familiar with Adobe Illustrator, create a vector file. This is the image that you will be using as your tattoo.
Then follow the steps in this tutorial (Links to an external site.) (or use this tutorial and other techniques that we’ve learned like layer blend modes) to give yourself a new tattoo with Adobe Photoshop.
Upload your selfie with layers, the .psd file here. Make sure that your before image is in your layers.