By The End Of Week 15 You'll Have Worked On

  • On-Going Class Group Game Design Project

  • Industry of Choice Project Part 1 & 2 (for select students)

  • Asset Designs for Group Game

  • Project For The Week - 1 Good - 1 Bad

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​Monday May 4th 2020

I'll be live and available from 8:30am to 3:30pm to answer questions.

             This project is for those students who do not have a laptop that runs software used in class.

 

  • Group Game Design: Asset Design, Logo Design for Game & Team

  • Project 1 For The Week- Team & Game Logo Design & Asset Designs

    • Content Creators - Detailed list of assets / design styles / color  suggestions and any other guidance should go to your designers. Also, your 5 concept sketches of Team Name Logo and Game Logo.

    • Designers - 5 concept sketches of Team Name Logo and Game Logo as well as 2  asset design sketches.

    • Coders - 5 concept sketches of Team Name Logo and Game Logo as well as 2  asset design sketches.

 

  • Project 2 For The Week- Good Reads (New)

       Provide links to three Good Read articles related to the profession you are most interested in. Word File.

Tuesday May 5th, 2020

            This project is for those students who do not have a laptop that runs software used in class.

  • Video Chat - Check In. Progress on Game Designs

  • Project 1 For The Week- Team & Game Logo Design & Asset Designs

    • Content Creators - Detailed list of assets / design styles / color  suggestions and any other guidance should go to your designers. Also, your 5 concept sketches of Team Name Logo and Game Logo.

    • Designers - 5 concept sketches of Team Name Logo and Game Logo as well as 2  asset design sketches.

    • Coders - 5 concept sketches of Team Name Logo and Game Logo as well as 2  asset design sketches.

 

  • Project 2 For The Week - 1 Good 1 Bad

    • Send a document with links to 1 Game That Demonstrates Good Design and 1 Game That Demonstrates Poor Design as it relates to graphic designs (Type - Colors - Etc). Can be a video - photo, etc. The games should be from the past 2 - 3 years. Word File. Upload in TEAMS or Focus.

Wednesday May 6th, 2020

I'll be live and available from 8:30am to 3:30pm to answer questions.

            This project is for those students who do not have a laptop that runs software used in class.

  • Project 1 For The Week- Team & Game Logo Design & Asset Designs

    • Content Creators - Detailed list of assets / design styles / color  suggestions and any other guidance should go to your designers. Also, your 5 concept sketches of Team Name Logo and Game Logo.

    • Designers - 5 concept sketches of Team Name Logo and Game Logo as well as 2  asset design sketches.

    • Coders - 5 concept sketches of Team Name Logo and Game Logo as well as 2  asset design sketches.

 

Thursday May 7th, 2020

  1. My Career / Industry Of Study project specifics Part 2 (Project is Due Friday May 8th)

  • Video Chat - Check In. Progress on Game Designs

  • Project 1 For The Week- Team & Game Logo Design & Asset Designs

    • Content Creators - Detailed list of assets / design styles / color  suggestions and any other guidance should go to your designers. Also, your 5 concept sketches of Team Name Logo and Game Logo.

    • Designers - 5 concept sketches of Team Name Logo and Game Logo as well as 2  asset design sketches.

    • Coders - 5 concept sketches of Team Name Logo and Game Logo as well as 2  asset design sketches.

 

Thursday Artist Profile:

Industry Of Choice Project

Project Specifics - Part 1 - The Research   Due Friday May 1st

Your task is to address the Industry you are currently studying to enter. Click on the task sheet for all the specifics about what you'll be researching.

 

Project Specifics - Part 2 - The Specifics   Due Friday May 8th

Part two of your deep dive into the career you are studying.

Project Specifics - Part 3 - The State Standards   Due Friday May 15th

The last part of this project is to check the State Standards associated with your class and note those in the information you turn in.

State Standards For Gaming

State Standards For All Levels (Foundations - Design - Programming)

On Thursday, we'll check in and do a 15 Minute Artist or Industry Profile.

Goals and Scales For Design For Gaming

*coming soon*

Printing Your Files & Saving Files For Web

We have a Lexmark Laser Printer (C790):

  • After you press print, a dialogue box will pop up.

  • Be sure the Lexmark C790 Printer is selected.

  • Check the orientation of your paper is correct (Portrait or Landscape)

  • Be sure to scroll down a bit and check the SCALE TO FIT MEDIA box.

  • Print to the Lexmark (Copy 2) printer


Saving For Web In Photoshop

  • Open your work. Select all. Choose EDIT, then COPY MERGED

  • Create a new file and size, then paste what you just copied.

  • Make sure your file is resized.

  • Make sure your file has no white around it and it's cropped.

  • With your file open, go to FILE - SAVE FOR WEB & DEVICES (Legacy)

  • In the upper right corner, select the JPEG option and make sure it's set to HIGH QUALITY

  • In the lower left corner, you'll see the file tag JPEG and a time it take to load in seconds. It should be under 100 seconds.

  • Choose SAVE and select your block folder.

Turning In Your Assignments

We have a class in-box. The shortcut to it is on your desktop:

  • This folder contains YOUR folder with your class work. It is where you can keep your design work in class or move  things into from your One Drive or your Flash Drive if you do work at home.

  • Above your folders are numbered ‘In-Boxes’, each one corresponding with a project. This is where you turn in your completed work for a grade. Doing so gives me a date and time stamp of when you turn your work in.

  • Find the numbered In-Box. Open your work and choose "SAVE AS", then choose your file format, choose the inbox (which may have a folder in it already with your name to make it even easier). 

 

  • Keep in min that when you’re working on something and save it to your folder, you may be required to turn in a different, specific file format other than .PSD, such as a .jpeg or .png.

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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.

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