|Cool Backgrounds with a Few Mouse Clicks
Required products: Fresco
Create stunning backdrops using nothing more than basic mouse skills. Use color blending and effects to create fantastic backgrounds for your slide shows or stories.
SMEARED RAINBOW BACKDROP
Click on the pink paint brush icon.
Make your brush size as large as it will go.
Select a color and scribble a pool of color on the page.
Pick another color and make another pool.
Gets pools of different colors all over your page.
Now select the yellow light bulb icon.
Pick the hand.
Scribble all over the page.
Scribble left-to-right all over the page.
Scribble up and down all over the page.
Use the menus to do AREA>APPLY EFFECT>RIPPLE
Do it twice for even bigger ripples.
SWIRLY PAINT CAN
Use the menus to do AREA>APPLY EFFECT>SWIRL
A water mark is a ghosted image.
Open any image, even a photograph.
Use the menus to do AREA>APPLY EFFECT>LIGHTEN
Repeat until desired lightness is acheived.
Use your backdrops in a slide show.
Mac users: To download, ctrl-click on the worksheet and choose "save link to disk"
Smear Backdrop #2
Staff Development Trainer
3336 Sunderland Hill Rd.
Sunderland VT 05250
Phone: 802-375-6549 Fax: 802-375-6860
All of these backgrounds were created by teachers during Tool Factory training labs.