The Devil Went Down to Woodbridge

Background

For my first design assignment I decided to tackle “Are we there yet?” which is worth 3 stars. I decided on this picture of my yorkie named Jake from Halloween 2015 in a devil costume.
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My Nana was trying to get him to pose with our bloodhound Emmie who is seen walking away in the background. He was really unhappy about having to take a picture so this gave me the perfect opportunity to edit him into a funny picture setting. While thinking about what the background would be I decided I want there to be a real devil in the picture since he is just in a costume. This way I could show him being afraid of the real devil. Recently, I have been watching a lot of Futurama so I decided on inserting him into a picture of Beelzebot, better known as the Robot Devil. The specific photo I decided on is this one of the Robot Devil looking mischievous while standing in a doorway. I picked this photo because I wanted one of him standing up so it would be Jake quivering looking up at him scared. I mean, the Robot Devil is pretty evil and looks like he is up to no good in this picture.

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Process

To start off I needed to decide what editing software I wanted to use. For this I actually decided on PowerPoint since it is easily available and I know it can do what I need it to do. My first step of editing is to start off with a blank template.
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Next I clicked “Insert” -> “Photo” -> “Picture from File” then selected the pictures I wanted to use.

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From there I have both of my pictures in PowerPoint and can start editing.
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I begin by clicking on the picture of Jake in his devil costume. I then click “Remove Background” so that I can make the picture just of him. I adjust the lines of box so it is just around Jake and then click any parts that are highlighted in purple that I want to be shown. Once I’m happy with what is being shown I just click “Remove Background” again and it saves my changes.
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I can then drag the box to place Jake where I want him to be. I decided to put him to the bottom right of Robot Devil so that it shows him looking up towards him scared.
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My Creation

So here is my final image. Overall I’m pretty happy with it and I think that it accomplishes the humor and fear that I originally set out to create. It ends up changing the concept from “scared of a picture” to “scared of Robot Devil” and changes the story of the picture.
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