COMMERCIAL & DIGITAL ARTS CLASS YEAR 1 & 2

Week 16   April 25th - 29th

Software Of Choice Project - Conclusion

Projects due in Focus by end of day on Friday April 29th

Training For Certification

Any students wanting to train for certification exams are welcome to come by Mr. Juul's room on Wednesday's until 3pm or so.

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Year One & Two Students

* Photoshop Certification Exam Prep - Check out this website. Scroll down to Exam Objectives

Monday - Friday   April 4th - 8th

Monday - Friday   April 25th - 29th

Software of Choice Deep Dive Project Starts April 18th. Due Friday April 29th

DESIGN CHALLENGE:  Discover Some Software You've Never Used (5 pts total)

Your job is to fill out the above project sheet and upload it to Focus.

(Software cannot be something you've previously made / created)

The standards based question is for completion AFTER the project.

Once completed, you'll look through the Florida State Standards and pull all of the skillsets you used or obtained

during your software deep dive and compile them in a .WORD document.

What you're turning in to Focus is:

  • Your Proposal  (.Word file)

  • A Document Showing What State Standards Highlighted (.Word file)

  • Your Completed Discovery Project

SOFTWARE DISCOVERY RESOURCES

What do all the Adobe softwares do?

 

Adobe.com Software Descriptions

Blender.org

The 12 best open-source tools for designers

Projects We Did This Year

All Level One and Two Projects *click here*

Your job is to open the state standards for our program and locate what standards your projects encompassed.

Think about what you did for the project vs. what the state standard is.

YES - Include the Standard Number and Description

YES - Include Multiple Standards. Many will overlap. There should be at least 3 for each

EXAMPLE:

Project: 3 Billboard Designs  – Photoshop & Concept Sketching

01.03 Apply the principles and elements of design

01.05 Demonstrate a basic understanding of photo-editing / photo-manipulation programs

01.08 Sketch designs using pencil and ink

01.18 Demonstrate harmony and contrast of proportion

02.10 Draw freehand sketches

02.14 Analyze an object to determine size, shape, and proportion

03.05 Explain specification of type and copy fitting.

03.06 Identify and select typographic styles.

03.07 Define basic letter structures.

03.08 Demonstrate mixing of families of type.

03.09 Identify and select lettering styles.

Format this any way you choose. Use Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign. 

Please use your design sense and what you have learned this year to cohesively convey this information.

ARTIST PROFILE
SEMESTER ONE
SEMESTER TWO
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STATE STANDARDS
WIX WEB PORTFOLIO

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.

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 - Example Page - About You Page - Contact Page


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

RESOURCES

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION
ACCESS ADOBE AT HOME

To Access Adobe From Home

  1. Go to www.adobe.com

  2. Sign-in in the upper right corner using your r2.d2 and password.

  3. Choose SCHOOL ACCOUNT

  4. Now, choose Creative Cloud to Download. This will put the links to Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign on your desktop. If you only need one of these or already have one or two installed, look for the individual software you need and download that.

  5. Follow directions once downloaded.

HOW TO PRINT

      We have a Lexmark Laser Printer (C792) which is ID'd as:

                                     ET0021B7F99C6A

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

  • Be sure the class printer is selected ( ET0021B7F99C6A )

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

  • Scroll down a bit and check the SCALE TO FIT MEDIA box.

  • Press print

  • Please DO NOT Print: Work From Other Classes, Memes you Just Made And Think Are Funny But Are Not, Pages of Solid Colors, Work that has nothing to do with our class.

  • You can lose your printing privileges is this happens

HOW TO TURN IN WORK

Save And Upload To Focus

  • All work will be turned in using FOCUS. I will be able to grade your work, count your work and give feedback on your work using Focus. In class, turn in work using the class InBox. Final Project folders will be numbered and titled.    Make-Up work turned in past the due date will not be able to be uploaded in Focus. Use the class In Boxes

Grading

  • Grades will be entered within 1 or 2 weeks of turning in your project. Some projects will take one or two days for you to complete, some will take several weeks. Please be patient as grading is completed. Make-Up work or late work is graded at the discretion of the instructor.

Late Work

  • Work turned in late will receive one letter grade lower each day it is late. If it's more than 3 days late without instructor approval, absence, excused absence or extenuating circumstance, the grade stands. Due Dates are very important in industry and in our class.

Saving Files

  • .PSD files preserve your layers, allowing you to come back and work on files with all your work preserved.

  • .JPEG files are compressed for display online. 300 resolution or better. Anything below is too blurry.

  • .PNG files are high quality and create a transparent background.

  • .AI files are Adobe Illustrator native

We have a class network to save your class work:

  • It allows you to keep work in class that you are working on. This file contains a folder for 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.​

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