Graphic Design

Graphic Design 1A


  • You can lease Photoshop from Adobe for 9.99 a month. This is a great way to work on Photoshop at home if you are falling behind and just need more time. This is purely optional and not required for the class in any way.

     

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  • Semester 1 Docs

     Files/Link Due
    Yearlong Project Pictures Click Here ---
    Digital Portfolio Click Here ---
    Photoshop CS6 Shortcuts Click Here ---
    Saving to .PSD and .JPG Click Here ---
         
         

     

     

     

     

     

    Extra Credit: 5 pts each

    Complete a tutorial from Tutorialized.com

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  • Week 18 - Make-up work & Extra Credit Files/Link Points Due
    Extra Credit Click Here 5 pts ea Week 18
    Assignment Make-ups In Class x Week 18
      Total x  

     

  • Week 17 - Semester Final Files/Link Points Due
    Final Exam Project Click Here 50 Week 17
    Assignment Make-ups In Class x Week 17
      Total 50  

     

  • Week 16 - Digital Portfolio Files/Link Points Due
    Project #1 - Digital Portfolio Click Here 30 Week 16
    Digital Portfolio Elements In Class x Week 16
      Total 30  

     

  • Week 15 - Advertisement Design Files/Link Points Due
    Tutorial #1 - Shampoo Advertisement Click Here 5 Week 15
    Exercise #1 - Holiday Ad Click Here 10 Week 15
    Project #1 - Pepsi Ad Click Here

    20 Ex

    Credit

    Week 15
    Placing Pictures in Screens In Class x Week 15
    Advertising Layouts & Types In Class x Week 15
      Total 15  

     

  • Week 14 - Advertisement Basics Files/Link Points Due
    Advertisement Copy Project In Class 20 Week 14
      Total 20  

     

  • Week 13 - Image Manipulation 2 Files/Link Points Due
    Project #1 - 6 Heads Project Click Here 10 Week 13
    Project #2 - Change History Click Here 10 Week 13
    Healing Brush, Clone Stamp Tools In Class x Week 13
    Color Adjustments for Realism In Class x Week 13
      Total 20  

     

  • Week 12 - Image Manipulation Files/Link Points Due
    Tutorial #1 - Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper Click Here 5 Week 12
    Exercise #1 - Halloween Wallpaper Click Here 10 Week 12
    Project #1 - Footlocker Frankenstein Click Here

    Pictures
    10 Week 12
    Wallpaper uses and concepts In Class x Week 12
    Photo Manipulation Tools In Class x Week 12
      Total 25  
     
  • Week 11 - T-shirt Design Files/Link Points Due
    Tutorial #1 - Marble Text FX Click Here 5 Week 11
    Tutorial #2 - Ghostly Text FX Click Here 5 Week 11
    Project #1 - T-Shirt Design Click Here 10 Week 11
    T-shirt design research In Class x Week 11
    T-shirt text In Class x Week 11
      Total 20  

     

  • Week 10 - Business Design Files/Link Points Due
    Tutorial #1 - HD Background Click Here 5 Week 10
    Tutorial #2 - Page Curl Click Here 5 Week 10
    Exercise #1 - Personal Business Card Click Here 10 Week 10
     Business Card Layout In Class x Week 10
     Shapes Practice In Class x Week 10
      Total 20  

     

  • Week 9 - Logo Design Files/Link Points Due
    Tutorial #1 - Typing on a Path Click Here 5 Week 9
    Tutorial #2 - 16 Logo Design Tips Click Here 0 Week 9
    Week 9 - Reading - Old vs. New Logos Click Here 0 Week 9
    Exercise #1 - Simple Design Click Here 10 Week 9
    Project #1 - 3 Logo Designs Click Here 10 Week 9
    Why Does DPI Matter? In Class x Week 9
    Using Guides & Rulers In Class x Week 9
      Total 25  

     

  • Week 8 - Logo Design Files/Link Points Due
    Tutorial #1 - Company Logo Click Here 5 Week 8
    Tutorial #2 - Logo Design Process Click Here 5 Week 8
    Extra Credit Tutorial Click Here (5) Week 8
    Exercise #1 - Logo Design Process Click Here 10 Week 8
    Exercise #2 - Logo Collection Click Here 10 Week 8
    Project #1 - Logo Reconstruction Click Here 10 Week 8
    What is a Logo? In Class x Week 8
    Creating Logo Parts In Class x Week 8
      Total 40  

     

  • Week 7 - Pen Tool Basics Files/Link Points Due
    Tutorial #9 - Pen Tool - Basics Click Here 5 Week 7
    Tutorial #10 - Pen Tool - Texture Click Here 5 Week 7
    Tutorial #11 - Pen Tool - Curvature Pen Tool Click Here 5 Week 7
    Tutorial #12 - Pen Tool - Cutting Things Out Click Here 5 Week 7
    Tutorial #13 - Pen Tool - Shapes Click Here 5 Week 7
    Exercise #1 - Pen Tool Click Here 10 Week 7
      Total 35  
    Pen Tool Video Exercises All Week    

     

  • Week 6 - Final Text Concepts Files/Link Points Due
    Tutorial #1 - Blood Text Click Here 5 Week 6
    Tutorial #2 - Wood Burn Text Click Here 5 Week 6
    Exercise #1 - Words Poster Click Here 10 Week 6
    Halloween Text Effect In Class x Week 6
    Putting Picture in Text Effect In Class x Week 6
      Total 20  

     

  • Week 5 - Text FX & Design Files/Link Points Due
    Mon & Tues CTE Activities Click Here 20 Week 5
    Exercise #1 - Text Behind FX Click Here 10 Week 5
    Exercise #2 - Word Into Design Click Here 10 Week 5
    Moving Type Behind Object FX In Class x Week 5
    Putting a Picture in Text In Class x Week 5
      Total 40  

     

  • Week 4 - Text Basics Files/Link Points Due
    Tutorial #8 - Aqua Text Click Here 5 Week 4
    Tutorial #9 - Light Burst Click Here 5 Week 4
    Exercise #1 - Creating Text Click Here 10 Week 4
    Exercise #2 - Text Image Click Here 10 Week 4
    Creating your own text In Class x Week 4
    Text toolbar & character palate In Class x Week 4
      Total 30  

     

  • Week 3 - Photoshop Workspace Files/Link Points Due
    Tutorial #4 - Matrix Code Click Here 5 Week 3
    Tutorial #5 - Glass Text Click Here 5 Week 3
    Tutorial #6 - Text Through Clouds Click Here 5 Week 3
    Tutorial #7 - Smoke Brush Click Here 5 Week 3
    What are filters? In Class Practice Week 3
    How do I copy up a layer? In Class Practice Week 3
    How do I turn in files? In Class Practice Week 3
      Total 20  

     

  • Week 2 - Intro to Photoshop Files/Link Points Due
    Tutorial #1 - Burst of Light FX Click Here 5 Week 2
    Tutorial #2 - Resizing an Image Click Here 5 Week 2
    Tutorial #3 - Rainbow - Pic Click Here 5 Week 2
    Selection Tools In Class Practice Week 2
    Transform Tools In Class Practice Week 2
    What are Layers? In Class Practice Week 2
    What are Layer Styles? In Class Practice Week 2
    Basic Shortcuts In Class Practice Week 2
    Importing Pictures into PS In Class Practice Week 2
      Total 15  

     

  • Week 1 - Class Basics Files/Link Points Due
    Logging In In Class N/A Week 1
    Syllabus Click Here N/A Week 1
    Software Intro In Class N/A Week 1
    Where do I save? In Class N/A Week 1
    How do we turn in work? In Class N/A Week 1
    Photoshop In Class N/A Week 1
           
    Selection Tools/Deselect      
    Shapes      

     

  • Extra Credit Week Files/Link Points Due
    Article: Jurassic Park Click Here x Week EC
    Extra Credit - Indiana Jones Style Click Here 10 Week EC
    EC Exercise #1 - Movie Poster Elements Click Here 10 Week EC
    EC Project #1 - Movie Poster Design Click Here 10 Week EC
      Total 30