AUTOPLAY
Using Your Chromebook As A Light Box
15 steps
What you’ll need
Chromebook
Optional
Chromebook Pen Or Soft Touch Pen
Pencil
Typing Paper
Open your chosen image in a photo program and change it to a line drawing (see PicMonkey tutorial)
1. Open your chosen image in a photo program and change it to a line drawing (see PicMonkey tutorial)
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Take a screenshot (CTRL + []||), double click the screen shot, click pencil, crop, rename, ENTER
2. Take a screenshot (CTRL + []||), double click the screen shot, click pencil, crop, rename, ENTER
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Open Chrome Canvas on your Chromebook
3. Open Chrome Canvas on your Chromebook
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Open your line drawing in Chrome Canvas - it should take up the entire screen - if not - zoom in
4. Open your line drawing in Chrome Canvas - it should take up the entire screen - if not - zoom in
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(OR) open your unedited photo in Chrome Canvas - use a THIN marker to outline the BIG STUFF
5. (OR) open your unedited photo in Chrome Canvas - use a THIN marker to outline the BIG STUFF
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Go to the LAYERS button - touch the eye on the bottom color photo to turn it OFF
6. Go to the LAYERS button - touch the eye on the bottom color photo to turn it OFF
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Your reference photo will disappear and now you can continue to the next step...
7. Your reference photo will disappear and now you can continue to the next step...
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Turn your brightness all the way up on your Chromebook
8. Turn your brightness all the way up on your Chromebook
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LIGHTLY use your pencil to capture all the important lines - not every line just the big stuff
9. LIGHTLY use your pencil to capture all the important lines - not every line just the big stuff
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If you plan to paint you will need to transfer your sketch to thick paper poster board or cardboard.
10. If you plan to paint you will need to transfer your sketch to thick paper poster board or cardboard.
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To transfer: color on the back of your sketch with a pencil firmly only where the pencil lines are
11. To transfer: color on the back of your sketch with a pencil firmly only where the pencil lines are
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It can help to see where your lines are by putting your sketch up to the window to color the back.
12. It can help to see where your lines are by putting your sketch up to the window to color the back.
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Using cardboard, tape your sketch and begin tracing with ball point pen all the pencil lines.
13. Using cardboard, tape your sketch and begin tracing with ball point pen all the pencil lines.
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Remove the typing paper, use your reference photo and begin painting or collaging your drawing.
14. Remove the typing paper, use your reference photo and begin painting or collaging your drawing.
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Remember: 3 layers of paint are best for depth and full coverage!
15. Remember: 3 layers of paint are best for depth and full coverage!
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