COMMERCIAL & DIGITAL ARTS CLASS YEAR 1 & 2
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What We're Doing During Week 12...

  • Outdoor Advertising

  • GIF Animation

  • Adobe Max Conference

  • Adobe Illustrator

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Last Week We...

Outdoor Advertising

1. Created a viable, serious headline for any five images in the class resources folder titled,  

    LAYOUT Photo Examples then added a logo to accentuate the headline.

2. The lingo of outdoor. Discover 15 Questions about Outdoor Advertising  

DESIGN CHALLENGE: Outdoor Advertising (4 pts total)

 

  1. Public Service Announcement Billboard              Project Specifics

  2. Sequel to A Film That Would Not Exist Billboard  Project Specifics

  3. Your Favorite Band / Singer Concert Billboard     Project Specifics

Your Design Word For The Week Is:

 - HIERARCHY

Update Your Design Term Of The Week File

  • Open your Word file titled DESIGN TERMS_Your Name.  Update and Document Your Week 11 Design Vocabulary

New Students & Year Two Students

Photoshop Certification Exam Prep - Week 3 Check out this website. Scroll down to Exam Objectives

Monday October 25th

 

Photoshop Certification Exam Prep - Week 3 Check out this website. Scroll down to Exam Objectives

 

DESIGN CHALLENGE PROJECT: Outdoor Advertising

 

Entry Event: Alternate Takes & Animation Of Your Billboards (2 pts)

 

Project Abstract:

  • Submit your three billboards as one, rotating animated .gif. Make your pauses at least 5 seconds

  • Animate elements of one billboard

  • Your billboard as alternate advertising (Transit, Subway, etc,)

Resources

Tuesday October 26th

 

Design Challenge Project: Outdoor Advertising Last Day!

 

Entry Event: Alternate Takes & Animation Of Your Billboards (2 pts)  (Due Today Before you Leave)

 

Project Abstract:

  • Submit your three billboards as one, rotating animated .gif. Make your pauses at least 5 seconds

  • Animate elements of one billboard

  • Your billboard as alternate advertising (Transit, Subway, etc,)

Resources:

Adobe Max Conference 2021

To gain access to the conference, please go to https://max.adobe.com/ , then, register using your current r2.d2 credentials and email.

Follow the directions on how to register.

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Entry Level - Adobe Illustrator.

Have a look at  the class Illustrator page. Start at the top and work your way down.

Wednesday October 27th

 

Adobe Max Conference 2021

To gain access to the conference, please go to https://max.adobe.com/ , then, register using your current r2.d2 credentials and email. Follow the directions on how to register.

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Entry Level - Adobe Illustrator.

Have a look at  the class Illustrator page. Start at the top and work your way down.

Your goals for today:

  • Bezier Game - What's Your Best Time? Best time takes home Super Happy Fun Prize!

  • Understand what Raster vs Vector files are.

  • With Adobe Illustrator open, check out the 'Understanding Illustrator Tools'

  • If you get to the 'Getting To Know Adobe Illustrator' part, you are on fleek.

Thursday October 28th

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Entry Level - Adobe Illustrator.

Have a look at  the class Illustrator page. Start at the top and work your way down.

Class Demo: Adobe Illustrator at 7:40am. & 12:30pm

Your goals for today:

  1. With Adobe Illustrator open, check out the 'Understanding Illustrator Tools'

  2. Going over the 'Getting To Know Adobe Illustrator' section of the Illustrator page.

  3. Follow the Simple Shapes page. It walks you thru, step by step, using the pen tool.

  4. Try tracing the Basic Shapes page

Friday October 29th

Club Day Bell Schedule

 

1st                  7:35 – 8:17 (42 min.)

2nd                 8:21 – 9:00 (39 min.)

3rd                  9:04 – 9:43 (39 min.)

4th                  9:47 – 10:26 (39 min.)

 

Clubs            10:30 – 11:15 (45 min.)

 

A lunch         11:15 – 11:48 (33 min.)

5th per.         11:52 – 12:39 (47 min.)

 

5th per          11:19 – 12:06 (47 min.)

B lunch         12:06 – 12:39 (33 min.)

 

6th                 12:43 – 1:22 (39 min.)

7th                   1:26 – 2:05 (39 min.)

ARTIST PROFILE

Usually Done At The End of Class On Fridays.

SEMESTER ONE
SEMESTER TWO
Goals & Scales
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
HOW TO PRINT

Printing Your Files

We have a Lexmark Laser Printer (C792) which is labeled as:

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  • 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)

  • Be sure to 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.

Grading

  • Grades will be entered within two 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. 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, the grade stands. Due Dates are very important in industry and in our class.

Saving Photoshop 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.

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.​

Industry Certification Pre-Testing

Yes! You can still spend classtime online pre-testing for your certification.

Learn more about earning your industry certification

ACCESS ADOBE AT HOME

To Access Adobe From Home

  1. Go to www.adobe.com

  2. Sign 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.

SEE SOMETHING SAY SOMETHING