Design I

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Image Size & Resolution

 

Notes Due – 1/20

Projects

Project 1: Deliverables 12 (unvisited.png, hover.png, visited.png)

Project 2: Deliverables 1 (bike.png)

Project 3: Deliverables 8 (7 png files, 1 pdf file)

 

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Upcoming

Chapters 9 & 10

Dec 4 – Doodle for Google Entry

Dec 4 – Notes organized in folder – Extra Credit

Dec 8 – Drawings 28

Dec 11 – Vocab 2nd Nine Weeks

Dec 16 – Certification Test

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Week of Nov. 2-6

Career

http://stemtype.stemjobs.com/

Athlete of Week, TCPalm

http://www.tcpalm.com/sports/high-school/athletes-of-week-polls-week-of-nov-2-222f76b2-2aac-2a07-e053-0100007fdd17-339131301.html

Cross Country Video

http://www.runnerspace.com/video.php?video_id=156514#ooid=ExeTJseDrYna20L3XLl0uIc-Atw0QYiI

Tech

10 Tips to Speed Up Windows

7 Things Not to Buy Before Black Friday

DDI

Focus: Photoshop

Monday, November 2

  • Photoshop
    • Work on chapter 8 “Vector Drawing Techniques”

Tuesday, November 3

  • Quiz
    • 3.5 “Color Management”
  • Photoshop
    • Work on chapter 8 “Vector Drawing Techniques”
  • Doodle for Google Design

Wednesday, November 4

  • Progress Reports
    • distributed, students having D or F must return signed by Friday
  • Practice Test
  • Photoshop
    • Work on chapter 8 “Vector Drawing Techniques”
  • Doodle for Google Design

Thursday, November 5

  • Quiz
    • 4.1 & 4.8 “Working with Selections and Filters”
  • Photoshop
    • Work on chapter 8 “Vector Drawing Techniques”
  • Doodle for Google Design

Friday, November 6

  • Photoshop
    • Grade 08_working.psd & 08_stationery.psd
  • Notes
    • Turn in 4.4 & 4.5 “Color Correcting and Retouching Images”
  • Progress Report
    • Students having a D/F must turn in signed report given out on Wednesday.
  • Doodle for Google Design

DDII

Focus: Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, Blog (other projects: PRIDE Posters, Digital Ad)

Monday through Friday (Wednesday we will take a practice test for Flash)

  • Website
    • wordpress, wix, weebly
  •  Photoshop
    • Schedule Poster – Winter Sport (8.5″ x 11″; CMYK, 225 dpi)
  • Flash  – mygraphicslab.com
    • Chapter 7
    • Chapter 8
  • Tutorials – digitalartanddesign.org
    • Star Rotating
    • Rainbow Mask
    • Shape Tween Text
    • Expanding Sphere
    • Draw a Cactus
    • Typewriter Text
    • Sun Sphere

DDIII

Focus: Dreamweaver, Premier Pro, Photoshop, Photography, InDesign

Monday- Friday

  • Dreamweaver – mygraphicslab.com
    • Chapter 6 – “Working with Templates”
  • Tutorials – digitalartanddesign.org
    • New CSS
    • New CSS
    • CSS body
    • CSS in HTML
    • CSS container div
    • CSS header div
    • CSS navigation div
    • CSS content div
    • CSS footer div
  • Photography – DP Challenge
    • Wednesday – Tuesday
  • Premiere
    • Weekly Video
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Week of Oct. 26-30

VOTE
FOR
SHELLEY

http://www.tcpalm.com/sports/high-school/athletes-of-the-week-polls-week-of-oct-26_25565222

http://stemtype.stemjobs.com/

DDI

Focus: Photoshop

Monday, October 26

  • Work on chapter 7
  • Doodle for Google “What Makes Me…Me”

Tuesday, October 27

  • Quiz on 3.2
  • Turn in Notes 3.5 “Color Management”
  • Work on chapter 7

Wednesday, October 28

  • Work on chapter 7

Thursday, October 29

  • Quiz on 3.3 & 3.4 “Importing, Organizing, Exporting, and Saving”
  • Work on chapter 7

Friday, October 30

  • Grade – 07working.psd
  • Turn in Notes 4.1 “Working with Selections and Filters”
  • Halloween Collage
    • Scavenger Hunt Shot/Theme Ideas: • Full Moon with Clouds Rolling Through • A Black Cat • Burning Candle with melting wax • Pumpkins or Pumpkin Patch • Corn Field • Rusty Chains • A Spider on a Web • A silhouette shot of branches moving in the wind against a creepy sky • An Abandoned or scary house/barn farmhouse • A forest scene inside or first person view inside the forest. • A shadow on the wall/floor or in the mirror for effect. • Leaves blowing across the yard, sidewalk or street. • A swing or playground equipment moving in a vacant playground. • Video clips you shot at a haunted house that you can use (no sharing) • Lightning or rain • A cemetery or tombstone • An owl, crows or additional animal to assist your idea. • A pond shot using a reflected light concept. • A ghost or concept relating to a spirit being in the area • Broken glass or a cracked mirror • Creepy dolls/masks etc. Don’t go film a Halloween mask store. • A fire whether it be in a campsite, bonfire, fireplace etc. and its ambers floating.

DDII

Focus: Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, Blog (other projects: PRIDE Posters, Winter Schedule Posters, Digital Ad)

Monday, October 26

  • Halloween Collage (11″ x 8.5″)
    • Start with a blank document. Use brushes, shapes, patterns, filters, actions, etc.
    • Scavenger Hunt Shot/Theme Ideas: • Full Moon with Clouds Rolling Through • A Black Cat • Burning Candle with melting wax • Pumpkins or Pumpkin Patch • Corn Field • Rusty Chains • A Spider on a Web • A silhouette shot of branches moving in the wind against a creepy sky • An Abandoned or scary house/barn farmhouse • A forest scene inside or first person view inside the forest. • A shadow on the wall/floor or in the mirror for effect. • Leaves blowing across the yard, sidewalk or street. • A swing or playground equipment moving in a vacant playground. • Video clips you shot at a haunted house that you can use (no sharing) • Lightning or rain • A cemetery or tombstone • An owl, crows or additional animal to assist your idea. • A pond shot using a reflected light concept. • A ghost or concept relating to a spirit being in the area • Broken glass or a cracked mirror • Creepy dolls/masks etc. Don’t go film a Halloween mask store. • A fire whether it be in a campsite, bonfire, fireplace etc. and its ambers floating.
  • Chapter 7

Tuesday, October 27

  • Chapter 7

Wednesday, October 28

  • Chapter 7

Thursday, October 29

  • Chapter 7

Friday, October 30

DDIII

Focus: Dreamweaver, Premier Pro, Photoshop, Photography, InDesign

Monday, October 26

Dreamweaver – mygraphicslab.com

  • Chapter 4

Tuesday, October 27

Wednesday, October 28

Thursday, October 29

Friday, October 30

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Week of October 19-23

DDI

Focus: Photoshop

Monday, October 19

  • Give students opportunity to turn in six chapter five files
  • Work on chapter 6
  • Doodle for Google Introduction

Tuesday, October 20

  • Quiz on 2.4 & 2.5
  • Turn in Notes 3.2 “Layers & Masks”
  • Work on chapter 6

Wednesday, October 21

  • Work on chapter 6

Thursday, October 22

  • Quiz on 3.1 “The Interface”
  • Work on chapter 6

Friday, October 23

  • Grade – 06working.psd
  • Turn in Notes 3.3 & 3.4 “Importing, Organizing, Exporting, and Saving”
  • Halloween Collage
    • Scavenger Hunt Shot/Theme Ideas: • Full Moon with Clouds Rolling Through • A Black Cat • Burning Candle with melting wax • Pumpkins or Pumpkin Patch • Corn Field • Rusty Chains • A Spider on a Web • A silhouette shot of branches moving in the wind against a creepy sky • An Abandoned or scary house/barn farmhouse • A forest scene inside or first person view inside the forest. • A shadow on the wall/floor or in the mirror for effect. • Leaves blowing across the yard, sidewalk or street. • A swing or playground equipment moving in a vacant playground. • Video clips you shot at a haunted house that you can use (no sharing) • Lightning or rain • A cemetery or tombstone • An owl, crows or additional animal to assist your idea. • A pond shot using a reflected light concept. • A ghost or concept relating to a spirit being in the area • Broken glass or a cracked mirror • Creepy dolls/masks etc. Don’t go film a Halloween mask store. • A fire whether it be in a campsite, bonfire, fireplace etc. and its ambers floating.

DDII

Focus: Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, Blog

Monday, October 19

  • Chapter 6
  • Research Topics
    • Bubble Map (3)
      • Licensing Types for Software (list & explain at least 3)
      • Art & Graphic Software [titles, description, cost (list & explain 4)]
      • What are file formats? (list and explain)
    • Symbaloo (1)
      • Software Download Sites (3)
      • Image Hosting Sites (3)
      • Photo Developing (local stores you can email pictures to and develop)
    • Wordle (1)
      • Power Words – Marketing/Advertising (20)

Tuesday, October 20

  • Chapter 6
  • Research Topics

Wednesday, October 21

  • Chapter 6
  • Research Topics

Thursday, October 22

  • Chapter 6
  • Research Topics

Friday, October 23

DDIII

Focus: Dreamweaver, Premier Pro, Photoshop, Photography, InDesign

Monday, October 19

Dreamweaver – mygraphicslab.com

  • Chapter 4

Tuesday, October 20

Wednesday, October 21

Thursday, October 22

Friday, October 23

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Week of October 12-16

DDI

Focus: Photoshop

Monday, October 12

  • 04_working
  • Merging Photos

Tuesday, October 13

  • Quiz on 2.1 & 2.6
  • Turn in Notes 2.4 & 2.5 “Digital Imagery”

Wednesday, October 14

  • PSAT/ASVAB Day

Thursday, October 15

  • Quiz on 2.2 & 2.3

Friday, October 16

  • 05A
  • 05B
  • 05C
  • 05D
  • 05E
  • HDR Image
  • Turn in Notes 3.1 “The Interface”

DDII

Focus: Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, Blog

Monday, October 12

Tuesday, October 13

  • Homecoming Ticket Design

Wednesday, October 14

  • PSAT/ASVAB Day

Thursday, October 15

Friday, October 16

DDIII

Focus: Dreamweaver, Premier Pro, Photoshop, Photography, InDesign

Monday, October 12

Tuesday, October 13

  • Homecoming Ticket Design

Wednesday, October 14

  • PSAT/ASVAB Day

Thursday, October 15

Friday, October 16

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October 5

DDI

Using mygraphicslab.com and Photoshop CC, students should then complete files, 03_working.psd , with an understanding of how to work with selections. By completing this file, students should:

Make specific areas of an image active using selection tools.
Reposition a selection marquee.
Move and duplicate the contents of a selection.
Use keyboard-mouse combinations that save time and hand motions.
Deselect a selection.
Constrain the movement of a selected area.
Adjust the position of a selected area using the arrow keys.
Add to and subtract from a selection.
Rotate a selection.
Use multiple selection tools to make a complex selection.

Using mygraphicslab.com and Photoshop CC, students should then complete files, 04_working.psd with an understanding of ‘Layer Basics’. By completing this file, students should:

Organize artwork on layers.
Create, view, hide, and select layers.
Rearrange layers to change the stacking order of artwork.
Apply blending modes to layers.
Resize and rotate layers.
Apply a graditent to a layer.
Apply a filter to a layer.
Add text and layer effects to a layer.
Add an adjustment layer.
Save a copy of the file with the layers flattened.
Due Today
03_working

28 Drawings

Due Thursday, Oct. 8
Notes 2.2 & 2.3

04_working

Merging Photos

Due Dec. 11
2nd 9 Weeks Vocab

28 Drawings

DDII

Using mygraphicslab.com and Flash CC, students be able to ‘Create and Edit Symobls’. By completing these files, students should:

Import Illustrator and Photoshop artwok
Create new symbols
Edit symbols
Understand the difference between symbol types
Understand the difference between symbols and instances
Use rulers and guides to position objects on the Stage
Adjust transparency and color, and turn visibiliity on or off
Apply blending effects
Apply special effects with filters
Position objects in 3D space

Using mygraphicslab.com and Flash CC, students should be able to ‘Animate Symbols’. By completing this file, students should:

Animate the position, scale, and rotation of objects

Adjust the pacing and timing of your animation

Animate transparency and special effects

Change the path of an object’s motion Create animation inside symbols

Split a motion tween

Change the easing of an object’s motion

Animate in 3D space

Due Friday, Oct. 2
mygraphicslab.com

03_working_copy.fla

04_working_copy.fla

digitralartanddesign.org

Clouds & Hearts

Star Shapes

Bounce a Ball

Text Boxes

Lines

Falling Text

Due Thursday, Oct. 8
04_working.fla

DDIII

Using mygraphicslab.com and Dreamweaver CC, students should complete files and have an understanding of ‘CSS Basics’. By completing these files, students should:

CSS (cascading style sheets) terms and terminology
The difference between HTML and CSS formatting
How the cascade, inheritance, descendant, and specificity theories affect how browsers apply CSS formatting
How CSS can format objects
New features and capabilities of CSS3

Using mygraphicslab.com and Dreamweaver CC, students should then complete files with an understanding of How to ‘Create a Page Layout’. By completing these files, students should:

The basics of webpage design
How to create design thumbnails and wireframes
How to insert and format new components into a predefined CSS layout
How to check for browser compatibility

Due Today
mygraphicslab.com

Chapter 3 Files

myspecificity.html

myspecificity2.html

mywidth.html

myheight.html

mymargins_padding.html

mypositioning.html

Chapter 4 Files

digitralartanddesign.org

Your First Web Page

The Index Page

Special Characters HTML

Ordered Lists in HTML

Links in HTML

Horizontal Nav in HTML

five basic parts

Due 
Due Friday
School Video
Due Tuesday
DP Challenge
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September 30

DDI

Using mygraphicslab.com and Photoshop, students should complete files, 02_working.psd and Covert to Black and White.psd, with a basic understanding of photo correcting. By completing these files, students should:

Draw rectangles, ovals, and other shapes
Understand the differences between drawing modes
Modify the shape, color, and size of drawn objects
Understand fill and stroke settings
Create and edit curves
Apply gradients and transparencies
Group elements and convert art to bitmaps
Create and edit text
Add hyperlinks
Distribute objects on the Stage

Using mygraphicslab.com and Photoshop CC, students should then complete files, 03_working.psd with an understanding of how to work with selections. By completing this file, students should:

Make specific areas of an image active using selection tools.
Reposition a selection marquee.
Move and duplicate the contents of a selection.
Use keyboard-mouse combinations that save time and hand motions.
Deselect a selection.
Constrain the movement of a selected area.
Adjust the position of a selected area using the arrow keys.
Add to and subtract from a selection.
Rotate a selection.
Use multiple selection tools to make a complex selection.
Due Today
02_working

Convert to BW

Due Thursday
Notebook Check (Final day)
Due Friday
Notes 2.1/2.6

Vocab

Due Monday
28 Drawings

DDII

Using mygraphicslab.com and Flash CC, students should complete file, 02_working.fla, with an understanding of how to work with graphics. By completing these files, students should:

Understand image resolution and size.
Straighten and crop an image.
Adjust the tonal range of an image.
Use the Spot Healing Brush tool to repair part of an image.
Use content-aware fill to replace an area in an image.
Use the Clone Stamp tool to touch up areas.
Use the content-aware Patch tool to remove or replace objects.
Remove digital artifacts from an image.
Apply the Smart Sharpen filter to finish retouching photos.

Using mygraphicslab.com and Flash CC, students should then complete file, 03_working.psd, with an understanding of how to work with selections. By completing this file, students should:

Import Illustrator and Photoshop artwok
Create new symbols
Edit symbols
Understand the difference between symbol types
Understand the difference between symbols and instances
Use rulers and guides to position objects on the Stage
Adjust transparency and color, and turn visibiliity on or off
Apply blending effects
Apply special effects with filters
Position objects in 3D space
Due Friday, Oct. 2
mygraphicslab.com

02_working.fla

digitralartanddesign.org

Outline Drawing

Gradients

Highlights-Shadows

Clouds & Hearts

Star Shapes

Bounce a Ball

Due Thursday, Oct. 8
04_working.fla

DDIII

Using mygraphicslab.com and Dreamweaver CC, students should complete file, start_here.html, with a basic understanding of how to customize your workspace. By completing these files, students should:

Switch document views
Work with panels
Select a workspace layout
Adjust toolbars
Personalize preferences
Create custom keyboard shortcuts
Use the Property inspector

Using mygraphicslab.com and Dreamweaver CC, students should then complete files, firstpage.html and secondpage.html, with an understanding of HTML Basics. By completing this file, students should:

Write HTML code by hand
Understand HTML syntax
Insert code elements
Format text
Add HTML structure
Create HTML with Dreamweaver
Due Today

mygraphicslab.com

start_here.html

firstpage.html

secondpage.html

digitralartanddesign.org

Your First Web Page

The Index Page

Special Characters HTML

Ordered Lists in HTML

Due Thursday
Due Friday
School Video
Due Tuesday
DP Challenge
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September 24

Complete Chapter 1 – Getting to Know the Work Area

You should have file “01working.psd” saved in your Design/Photoshop folder

After completing Chapter 1, You Should Know and Be Able To:

Open File in Photoshop
View Files in Bridge
Open Files in Bridge
Know where: Menu, Tools, Option, Panels
Know Zoom
Know Marquee Tool
Hidden Tools
Select and Inverse
Select, rearrange, dock, resize and use panels
Undo steps and Step Backward
Use Swatches Panel
Identify the layers panel
Customize, Save and Switch Workspaces

Complete for homework: 1.3 Project Management

Notes, Project 1 and Project 2

For Friday

1. Folder Check

  • 1.2 Notes
  • 1.2 Project 1
  • 1.2 Project 2
  • 1.3 Notes
  • 1.3 Project 1
  • 1.3 Project 2

2. Quiz Project Management

3. Skyward Assignment

Photoshop_Window

4. Grade “01working.psd”

asdf

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