ET Doesn’t Belong Here

The assignment This Doesn’t Belong Here¬†directs us to mash up two iconic movie scenes. It’s fairly simple.

The first step of the processes is to think of two different movie scenes that are recognizable by most movie goers. I chose Luke on Tattoine in Star Wars and ET in front of the moon.

After the movie scenes are decided upon find still images of them on the internet and download them to your computer. (I’m on a MacOS)

Using Preview I opened the JPG’s I downloaded from the internet and opened the ‘markup toolbar’ within the window of the JPG from which I wanted to copy an image. (I opened the toolbar in my ET JPG.)

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Utilizing the instant alpha tool in the upper left hand corner, I managed to highlight and copy the image of interest, which was ET in my case:

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Pasting the newly copied image into the host image which was the Star Wars image in this case, resize the pasted image to subtly fit into its new home. I pasted the copied ET image into Luke’s Tattoine picture, making sure to resize ET appropriately:


Your finished product is now ready to be published.





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