Sumo Paint: A Visitor`s Guide

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Sumo Paint- A Visitors Guide
By Ian Yeager
Overview
• Demonstrate the basic properties of Sumo
Paint
• Instruct how to apply these skills to an
uploaded image
• Test your knowledge with an online
assessment
Goal
• For my audience to learn how to navigate
around Sumo Paint, insert an image, and edit
it in two different ways.
Objectives
• Students and teachers will do the following on
their own and with a limited amount of online
support:
– Load one image onto the canvas of Sumo Paint
– Use the magic wand tool to select portions of the
image to edit
– Apply the Paint Bucket tool to change colors of any
part of the image.
– Use the text tool to personalize the image
– Save the image to the desktop for personal use.
Other Familiar Tools
• There are many other programs out
there that are useful in making computer
aided designs.
• Some things that you may already know
how to use that will help you with Sumo
Paint:
– Microsoft Paint
– Microsoft PowerPoint/Word
– Kodak Easy Share Photo Editor
Getting Started
• Now that you know the goals and objectives
of this presentation lets go ahead and get
started with Sumo Paint. Start by visiting
Sumopaint.com and clicking “Open Sumo
Paint”
Sumo Paint: The Canvas
• After a few seconds, a blank canvas will appear. Feel
free to doodle around and try out the Brush Tool, or
a personal favorite of mine- The Symmetry Tool.
Paintbrush
The Canvas we will work with
Symmetry Tool
Sumo Paint: Uploading an Image
• To upload an image to your canvas
– Select File
– Open from My Computer
– Choose any image you would like to edit from
your computer
Sumo Paint: Editing an Image
• I have uploaded an image of the Boston Bruins logo. I will
then select the Magic Wand Tool to choose an area I would
like to edit (I have selected the B)
Sumo Paint: Editing the Image
• Next select the Paint Bucket, and click the Foreground Color
box to choose the color you would like to insert into the
image.
• When you choose a color, click the selection with the Paint
Bucket. The selection will change color.
Sumo Paint: Editing and Image
• Now that you know how to apply the Magic
Wand and Paint Bucket Tools, lets customize
the image further by adding text with the Text
Tool.
Sumo Paint: Editing an Image
• Once you click your image with the text tool a text
box will appear. Type anything you would like. You
can edit the text by adjusting the settings in in the
text tool bar.
Sumo Paint: Editing an Image
• Once you have achieved the desired fills, colors and fonts for
your image, you can save it directly to your computer for
personal use.
– Choose File
– Save to My Computer
Summary
• We have used Sumo Paint to edit the image of
our choice.
• Customization was achieved through the use
of text application, as well as fill color
applications.
Assessment
• Now it is time to see what you have
learned.
–Choose a logo of your choice (Team,
College, Company, etc.) and make it
personalized by adding text and
changing the colors.
The Finale
• This application is important because it
essentially highlights how open source
software on the web can make everyone's
lives easier.
• If you ever need to do some photo editing or
graphic design, Sumo Paint should be your
first choice- Its free!

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