This sounds great! Taking it one step further, I've had the students then
take their digitally altered image and enlarge it manually--using the grid
method--and add color with paints, pastels, or colored pencils. Nice
>This year I taught Photoshop and digital cameras with 8th-12th graders. One
>of everyone's favorite lessons is to take a digital portrait of every
>student. Upload into computer. Each student opens their own photo in
>Photoshop. Using the "Filters" (glowing edges, embossing, watercolor,
>rippled water, chrome, etc.) students manipulate and alter their photos with
>one click of the mouse. If they do not like the effect press "edit", "undo".
>They love seeing how easy it is to change the photos. Surrealism is
>another favorite lesson.