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The goal in the following tutorials is to create a comic book type story featuring text as Gaeilge.
This is what the final piece of complete work will look like.
I will use a variety of images (pupil photographs, images from royalty free stock and images from the Web) to create the story.
I will show you how to edit these images, how to add speech bubbles and text and finally how to compile them into the comic book strip format.
The tutorials will cover working with two main software applications - PaintShop Pro and PagePlus.
You will find links to 30 day trial versions of these programs on the resources page. Almost all of the ICT skills shown in the following tutorials are cross program transferable.
Outside of this tutorial, all of the original work was done in class. Pupils watched and provided their input during our daily ceacht Gaeilge.
Much of the initial work was quite repetitious but it gave everyone plenty of opportunity to become familiar with these two software programs.
You will find that once you have a stock of edited pictures you can spend a lot more time ag obair as Gaeilge. Beidh go leoir am agat chun na páistí a spreagadh na habairtí Gaeilge le haghaidh an scéal a chuir le chéile.
     
bluearrow Screen recording One - PaintShop Pro Removing background
bluearrow Screen recording Two - PaintShop Pro Tidying image
bluearrow Screen recording Three- PaintShop Pro Resizing and saving as special file type
bluearrow Screen recording Four - PaintShop Pro Adding additional elements
bluearrow Screen recording Five - PaintShop Pro Editing second image, move tool, crop tool
bluearrow Screen recording Six - General Review of default comic book strip layout
bluearrow Screen recording Seven - PaintShop Pro Merging image layers
bluearrow Screen recording Eight - PagePlus Using PagePlus initial setup of page
bluearrow Screen recording Nine - General Web browser, safe search, saving files
bluearrow Screen recording Ten - PagePlus PagePlus - working with speech bubbles, editing issues
bluearrow Screen recording Eleven - PaintShop Pro Editing speech bubbles, adding to stock images
bluearrow Screen recording Twelve - PagePlus Entering text into speech bubbles, saving work
bluearrow Screen recording Thirteen - PagePlus Drawing and entering text on a masthead
bluearrow Screen recording Fourteen - PagePlus Adding a border to a picture or image in PagePlus
bluearrow Screen recording Fifteen - PagePlus Our comic page completed
bluearrow Screen recording Sixteen - PagePlus Our page printed to PDF format
bluearrow Screen recording Seventeen - Viewing PDF Viewing our PDF page
     
     
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