COMMERCIAL & DIGITAL ARTS CLASS YEARS 3 & 4

Week 18 May 16th - 21st

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Advanced Design

Design Principles Ep1 - Hierarchy

Design Principles Ep2 - Generating Ideas

Design Principles Ep3 - 6 Golden Rules of Layout

Design Principles Ep4.- Perfect Layout Design

Design Principles Ep5.- Pro vs Amateur moves

Satori Graphics YouTubeChannel - Check this out!

Senior exams will begin on Friday May 13th. Here are some key details:

•    Seniors who earned an A or B in quarter 3 and have a provisional grade of A or B for quarter 4 are eligible to waive up to all 7 final

      exams.

•    If the provisional grade in a course that a student has waived the final exam drops to a C or below, the teacher will contact the student to

      come in and take the final exam in the course.

•    Students in an EOC or AP course are required to take the EOC or AP exam and it will count as their final exam in the class. 

•    Seniors who have a double-blocked program class must take the final exam in the course, per district policy. All other exams are

      eligible to be waived provided the student meets the grade requirement. 

•    Seniors who wish to waive an exam should see their teacher to have the school spreadsheet updated to reflect that they are requesting to

      waive the final exam. 

•    An email will go home to the email address on file for senior families later this week allowing parents to indicate if their student has

      permission to leave campus after an exam, should they be required to take one. 

•    Seniors are only required to be on campus from 5/13-5/19 if they are taking a final exam. 

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Projects We Did This Year

Year Three & Four Projects *click here* (due by Friday May 13th)

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.

WIX WEB PORTFOLIO

DESIGN CHALLENGE: Design an online portfolio for yourself. Include at least 6 to 10 pieces (or more) of artwork you've designed this semester, year or so far during your time in class.

(3 pts) Due Friday, May 13th. Upload your published URL in a word .doc to Focus.

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.  Be sure to give reference info. that lets the viewer know what they're looking at. Save your artwork files as .PNG files to upload. This is important to do in order to make your artwork transparent enough to use and not overlap one another. 


Web Pages should include:

  • Index Page - Examples Of Work Page - About You Page - Contact Info.


TIPS

*Pictures for upload should be saved as .PNG files or .JPEG files.

*Check each page for extraneous info. that is not necessary. Scrub the website if you used an existing template. This means, check every page for information that does not relate to you and remove it or tailor it to match your name / address / etc..

* Use a Gallery Viewer on your site. It makes viewing work much easier.

* Check that your published URL loads properly. If it's not Published, it will not load.



RESOURCES

ARTIST PROFILE
SEMESTER ONE
SEMESTER TWO
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CAPSTONE INFO.
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):

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

  • Be sure the Lexmark C792 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.

  • 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

Turning In Your Assignments


Save And Upload To Focus

  • All work will be turned in using FOCUS/PORTAL. I will be able to grade your work, count your work and give feedback on your work using Focus.

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. For every day a project due date is missed, a letter grade reduction will occur.

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 native to Adobe Illustrator

  • .ID files are native to Adobe InDesign

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.​