What's Up This (Week 17)
Weird .Gif Of The Week
When It's Due
Design instruction. Industry news. Life prep. Student artwork. Bad jokes. Cool music. Good times.
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.
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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
Spring 2018
Week 1   Jan. 4th - 6th
Projects
NEW STUDENTS (1st Semester)
01.0        Categorize the different gaming genres.
02.0        Understand the historical significance of electronic and non-electronic games.
03.0        Describe the trends in current and future game development.
04.0        Demonstrate the professional level of written and oral communication required in the game development industry.
05.0        Demonstrate research and information fluency.
06.0        Understand the general procedure and requirements of game design.
Game Design Documents
Backgrounds
4 characters
4 backgrounds
1. New Student Questionnaire
2. Clinic Card
3. Photoshop - Tools & Basics - Flip Face & 9 Filters
4. Photoshop - Tools & Basics - Who I Am
5. Photoshop - Masking - 3 Aminals
6. Photoshop - Retouching Pictures
7. Photoshop - I Was There
8. Photoshop - Colorized a Black and White Photo

09. Logo Design - Your Name As A Business
10. Logo Design - Your Game & Game Label
11. Logo Design - Whacky Pack Logo Parodies

13. Concrete To Abstract
14. Color Theory .gif
15. Pantone ID (5 characters or screen grabs)
16. Good Read submissions

17. 8 Bit Self Portrait
18. 8 Bit Character Panel (5 characters)
19. 8 Bit Animated .gifs
20. Game Design Styles Document
21. Game Design Document & Assets

22. WIX Portfolio
Monday thru Friday  December 11th - 15th
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3 pts.
Color Theory
(State Standards For Gaming 17.0, 20.04)
FILE FORMATS EXPLAINED
This is a good guide to the most often used file formats within the Photoshop realm
Key Terms to know: PSD, GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, EPS, PDF
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.
Create a folder in your class folder titled Portfolio Images. Open your originals and save them as any of the above file
formats.

RESOURCES
  • www.WIX.com
  • When finished and published, e-mail your URL to: juulc@pcsb.org
  • !!NOTE!!This should be STARTED and PUBLISHED even if not complete. You need to make your
    images into PNG's or JPEG to upload to WIX. PSD files will not work.
WIX WEB PORTFOLIO
PROJECT 21 |  Students | PROJECT | WIX Website Portfolio
PROJECT 20 |  Game Design Document (FINAL PROJECT) (Due Thurs., Dec. 14th)

What you to turn in before the end of next week, is the following:
The document above that details:
  1. Your Overall Vision for the Game
  2. Your Target Audience
  3. Your Platform
  4. Your Game Genre
  5. Your Core Gameplay
  6. The Assets You Will Need To Create
  7. What The Visual Style Will Be
  8. Your Characters and Storyline
  9. 2D or 8Bit version of at least 4 of your main characters
  10. 2D or 8Bit version of at least 4 backgrounds (Example 1     Example 2)

Create a folder titled YOUR NAME_GAME DESIGN DOCUMENT_YOUR GAME NAME.
Put everything asked for into this and turn it in by Thursday, December 21st
PROJECT 18  |  Game Design Styles (Due Thursday, December 14th)
Your task is to document the following - take your ten favorite video games and identify their design style. First, figure
out what a design style is. Also, pick three and include visual examples of objects, characters and locations.
Task Sheet
EXAM STUDY GUIDE
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