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POST PRODUCTION

How To Print And Save For Web
PRINT
  • Select your paper size (Letter or Legal)
  • Be sure the orientation is correct (Portrait or Landscape) and check
    the SCALE TO FIT MEDIA box.
  • Print to the Lexmark (Copy 2) printer

SAVE FOR WEB
  • Open your work and do a COPY MERGED copy of it
  • Create a new file and paste it.
  • Go to IMAGE- IMAGE SIZE and change the resolution to 100dpi
  • With your file open, go to FILE - SAVE FOR WEB & DEVICES
  • In the upper right corner, select the JPEG option and make sure it's
    HIGH QUALITY
  • In the lower left corner, you'll see the file tag JPEG and a time in
    seconds. It should be under 100 seconds.
  • Choose SAVE and select your block folder.
Semester 1
Study guides for Photoshop and Illustrator
certification exams can be found by clicking
on the text above.
MUSIC LINKS
DEVO

KRAFTWERK

DAVID BOWIE

SOMAFM.COM
Groove Salad is the channel I play
in class all the time
Semester 2
LEARNING GOALS FOR THE WEEK
WIX.com is a simple web page creator that lets you look at thousands of website
templates and then save one and edit it. Remove their pictures, put in yours.
Remove their text, put in yours.  Changing color schemes, etc.. The best portfolio
pages have a simple landing (or Splash) page, and then links to your gallery.

Some student examples can be
found here. Design an online portfolio for
yourself. Include your artwork you've designed this semester, year or so far during
your time in class. Your name should figure prominently into the design.
Pages should include:
  • Index Page - Examples Page - About You Page - Contact Page

*Pictures for upload must be saved JPEG, BMP, PNG or TIFF formats.

RESOURCES
WIX WEB PORTFOLIO
GOALS & SCALES + STATE STANDARDS
Projects
NEW STUDENTS (2nd Semester)
1. Adobe Illustrator Practice 1 & 2
2. Adobe Illustrator Styles
3. Adobe Illustrator Self-Portrait
4. Adobe Illustrator Emoji Sets
5. Adobe Illustrator Character Creation Poster
6. Adobe Illustrator Isometric Perspective Room
7. Final Game Backgrounds / Rooms / Scenes (2)
8. Final Game Characters (2)
9. Dr. Kirks Gaming Class Characters & Backgrounds
10. Final Game Design Assets
  • Final Projects Due
  • Feedback from outside
Software Resources
Monday - Friday, May 14th - May 18th
Adobe Photoshop Weekly Tutorial: One New Thing For The Week
What Is Content Aware FIll?
What Is An Adjustment Layer?
What Is A Smart Object?
2 pts
2 pts
2 pts
3 pts
3 pts
3 pts
5 pts
5 pts
5 pts
10 pts
Dates To Remember
Project 12 | Digital Portfolio - Game Design
WIX.com is a simple web page creator that lets you look at thousands of website templates and then save one and
edit it. Remove their pictures, put in yours. Remove their text, put in yours.  Changing color schemes, etc.. The best
portfolio pages have a simple landing (or Splash) page, and then links to your gallery.

Some student examples can be
found here. Design an online portfolio for yourself. Include your artwork you've
designed this semester, year or so far during your time in class. Your name should figure prominently into the design.
Pages should include:
  • Index Page - Examples Page - About You Page - Contact Page

*Pictures for upload must be saved JPEG, BMP, PNG or TIFF formats.

If you already have a portfolio, you'll be updating it with this semesters work and e-mailing me your URL when its
published.

RESOURCES
Project 13 | Yearbook Page
  • Creating and turning in a Year Book Page. Saved to the folder which says "For Yearbook_17_18"
May 11th - Final Projects Due
May 14th - All Final Yearbook Pages / Surveys WIX portfolio pages due  Piiiiiiiiiiiiie Day.
May 15th - Piiiiiiiiiiiiie Day
May 16th - Exam Review & Half Day for SHS - Osceola Graduation (11:30am) Seminole Graduation (2:30)
                Tropicana Field
May 17th - Tech High at Seminole - Final Exams for all students grades 9 - 11
May 24th - Last Day Of School For All Students
What's Up This (Week 18)
Class Awards & Looking At Class Yearbooks
Piiiiiiiiiie Day
Create Digital Portfolios  --  Yearbook Pages
Final Exams