Graphic Design 1 Agenda

Monday 11/29

Fall Final: Poster Design ~ Brainstorming Stage

Today you will start your final after we cover a few notes about poster design and design concepts. You then will start your brainstorming, which needs to be done by the end of class. 

 

Agenda

1. Poster Slides (10 mins)

2. Brainstorming

Thursday 11/19

Zoo Portraits

Today you will be working on your Zoo Portraits and turning them in at the end of class. Make sure you turn in the rubric as well. If you have not completed your Masks project, you must work on that instead. 

Zoo Portrait Assignment

Wednesday 11/17

Masks ~ Revise & Finalize Stage

Continue working on finalizing your designs today. Everyone should be using the entire class period to add to your designs and find new skills to use. 

Tuesday 11/16

Masks or Zoo Portraits

We will go over how to turn in masks project to start with. If you are not ready to turn these in, you will have the rest of the class to do so. Everyone else will start the Zoo Portrait assignment. 

Zoo Portrait Assignment

Monday 11/15

Masks ~ Revise & Finalize Stage

Continue working on your designs and be focused on what you need to do to complete your projects. You have two more class periods to wrap these up. 

Friday 11/12

Masks ~ Design Stage

You will not work on your projects today and we will not have a critique for your project due to the lost day today. 

Attendance 

Head to Google Classroom to complete your attendance. Due by 3:30.

Thursday 11/11

Masks ~ Critique Stage

You will be getting 1 on 1 feedback with Mr. Wiant during class today. You will then have two more class periods to revise and finalize your work. Everyone needs to remain in their seats working today so feedback can be given.  

Tuesday 11/9 - Wednesday 11/10

Masks ~ Design Stage

Be prepared for your critique in one more class period. Think about what you need to do to be on track to reach your goal for today.

Monday 11/8

Masks ~ Design Stage

Continue working on your designs. You have two more classes and then you will have a critique. You will need to be ready for your critique, so put in the extra work to ensure you are ready.

Exit Ticket

Project Progress Check

Thursday 11/4 - Friday 11/5

Masks ~ Design Stage

Continue working on your designs. You have two more classes and then you will have a critique. You will need to be ready for your critique, so put in the extra work to ensure you are ready.

Exit Ticket

Project Progress Check

Thursday 10/4 - Friday 10/5

Masks ~ Design Stage

Continue working on your designs. You have two more classes and then you will have a critique. You will need to be ready for your critique, so put in the extra work to ensure you are ready. 

Tuesday 11/2 - Wednesday 11/3

Masks ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs. If your idea isn’t working as you envisioned, just start to rework your designs. Taking chances and problem solving what is working or not is part of the design process and your Invention

competency.

Exit Ticket

Project Progress Check

Monday 11/1

Masks ~ Design Stage

Everyone needs to be starting their Photoshop design today. Make sure you search for large images and you pay close attention to accuracy. We will review the project setup directions and rubric before you start.

 

Agenda

1. Setup Directions & Rubric Review (10 mins)

2. Start Project

 

Exit Ticket

At the end of class, you need to complete the Check In form.

Friday 10/29

Masks ~ Brainstorming Stage

Today you will start your brainstorming. We will review the project and the brainstorming directions. Brainstorming is due at the end of class.

Wednesday 10/27

Photoshop Masks Tutorial

Today you will complete your four masking tutorials. At the end of class we will go through our next project so you are ready to brainstorm on Friday. 

Agenda
1. Masks Tutorials

2. Project Details 

Tuesday 10/26

Masks ~ Brainstorming Stage

Today you will start your brainstorming. We will review the project and the brainstorming directions. Brainstorming is due at the end of class. Last day Pop Art projects can be accepted late is this Friday.

Agenda

1. Review Reflection Grades

2. Review Project & Brainstorm

Monday 10/25 - Period 7

Masks ~ Brainstorming Stage

You are going to complete your tutorials and then you will start your brainstorming for the clipping mask project today. If you complete your tutorials, move onto the extension. 

 

Agenda

1. Complete Tutorials (25 mins)

2. Review Project & Brainstorm

Monday 10/25 - Period 2

Photoshop Masks

We will be learning about Photoshop masks today. Masks allow for creative designs in Photoshop and can be very useful and powerful if you understand how to use them correctly. We will cover a few slides about masks and then you will start to learn about them by completing three short tutorials. You will have a quiz covering this next class. 

Agenda
1. Slides and Notes  (10 mins)

2. Masks Tutorials

Friday 10/22

Pop Art Design ~ Critique & Finalize Stage

Today we will do our peer critique and then you will complete your designs. Pop art projects are due today. 

Purposes of a Critique: 

1. To give very specific and critical feedback on a project. 

2. To take very specific and critical feedback to revise and strengthen a project. 

Agenda: 

1. Peer Critique 

2. Revise and Turn-in Projects

3. Work on either extra credit assignment below.

Double-Exposure Extra Credit Directions

Rocket Ship

Thursday 10/21

Photoshop Masks

We will be learning about Photoshop masks today. Masks allow for creative designs in Photoshop and can be very useful and powerful if you understand how to use them correctly. We will cover a few slides about masks and then you will start to learn about them by completing four short tutorials. You will have a quiz covering this next class. 

Agenda
1. Slides and Notes  (10 mins)

2. Masks Tutorials

Wednesday 10/20

Pop Art ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs. You will start the next class with critique feedback and then finish your projects. Projects are due at the end of next class.

Tuesday 10/19

Pop Art Design ~ Critique & Finalize Stage

Today we will do our peer critique and then you will complete your designs. Pop art projects are due today. 

Purposes of a Critique: 

1. To give very specific and critical feedback on a project. 

2. To take very specific and critical feedback to revise and strengthen a project. 

Agenda: 

1. Peer Critique 

2. Revise and Turn-in Projects

3. Work on either extra credit assignment below.

Double-Exposure Extra Credit Directions

Rocket Ship

Thursday 10/14

Pop Art Design ~ Design Stage

We are going to do our first critique today. After the critique, you will continue to revise and improve your designs. We will go over how to turn your work in correctly towards the end of class.

Tuesday 10/12

Pop Art ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs. You will start the next class with critique feedback and then finish your projects. Projects are due at the end of next class.

 

Exit Ticket

Project Progress Check

Monday 10/11

Pop Art ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs. Zoom in to check the details carefully and use the Clipping Mask, or Hair Mask tutorials on the Resources page. We will go over these tutorials and tips together today. 

 

Agenda

1. Review Rubric

2. Continue with project

 

Exit Ticket

Project Progress Check

Thursday 10/7-Friday 10/8

Pop Art ~ Brainstorming & Design Stage

We are going to be learning about Pop Art and some of the key artists associated with it. Complete the pop art questions on your notes document while we watch the video. You will be starting your own pop art design projects after the video. 

 

Agenda

1. Pop Art Slides (10 mins)

2. Inspiration Collection (10 mins)

3. Review Project (5 mins)

4. Start Project

Tuesday 10/5-Wednesday 10/6

Clipping Path Final Assignment Due

Your stop sign and cake assignment is due today. Mr. Wiant will be coming around to grade these. Once you have an acceptable grade, you will move on to the rocket extra credit project that is found on the Assignment page. Next class we will be starting our Pop Art project, which you will be using the pen tool in. 

 

Agenda

1. Nature Scene rubric 

2. Complete Clipping Path/Graded

3. Work on extra credit

Monday 10/4

Clipping Path Final Assignment 

You will be working on two assignments that will showcase your pen tool skills. Your accuracy needs to be 100% so take your time to review your paths and to correct them accurately. Once you are done, you will move onto an extra credit assignment.  

Agenda

1. Review assignment (5 mins)

2. Clipping Path Final Assignment

Friday 10/1

Pen Tool & Clipping Paths

Today you will learn all about the pen tool in Photoshop. This tool can be an extremely frustrating tool to learn, but it is one of the most useful tools you will learn in Photoshop. It is very important you watch Mr. Wiant’s tutorial BEFORE you try to use the tool yourself so you don’t get lost while learning this tool.

Agenda:

Pen Tool Tutorial File

Pen Tool Website Practice

Thursday 9/30
Pen Tool & Extra Credit

We are going to move forward practicing the pen tool a bit more today. Then you will have the opportunity to complete your Nature Scene or work on extra credit work. 

Pen Tool Website Practice

You Completed Nature Scene Assignment

1. Make sure you have read through the rubric and your grade for the Nature Scene project.

2. Start the extra credit extra credit for bonus points. 

Extra Credit Directions

You have Not Completed the Nature Scene 

You need to continue working on your project. The last day to turn it in late is Friday. Make sure to turn in the JPG, PSD and rubric correctly. Follow the directions on the Assignment page. Then complete the late sheet on the Resources page so Mr. Wiant knows to grade it for you. Once done, work on the extra credit above. 

Wednesday 9/29
Nature Scene Assignment & Extra Credit

You have two options for today. 

You Completed Nature Scene Assignment

1. Make sure you have read through the rubric and your grade for the Nature Scene project.

2. Start the extra credit extra credit for bonus points. If you complete it, you can work on a tutorial you find online or create several of these extra credit projects. 

Extra Credit Directions

You have Not Completed the Nature Scene 

You need to continue working on your project. The last day to turn it in late is Friday. Make sure to turn in the JPG, PSD and rubric correctly. Follow the directions on the Assignment page. Then complete the late sheet on the Resources page so Mr. Wiant knows to grade it for you. Once done, work on the extra credit above. 

Tuesday 9/28

Pen Tool & Clipping Paths

Today you will learn all about the pen tool in Photoshop. This tool can be an extremely frustrating tool to learn, but it is one of the most useful tools you will learn in Photoshop. It is very important you watch Mr. Wiant’s tutorial BEFORE you try to use the tool yourself so you don’t get lost while learning this tool.

 

Download:

Pen Tool Tutorial File

Thursday 9/23-Friday 9/24
Nature Scene Assignment 

Today you will turn your assignment in at the end of class. Mr. Wiant will be showing you how to use drop shadows in order to raise your Invention competency. 

Tuesday 9/21-Wednesday 9/22
Nature Scene Assignment 

Today you will work to wrap up your Nature Assignment. Mr. Wiant will be showing some tips on removing animals who have fur so your attention to detail is well done. 

Monday 9/20

Nature Scene Assignment 

Today you will complete your first Photoshop assignment to show what you have learned throughout these past tutorials. Directions can be found on the Assignment page.

Thursday 9/16-Friday 9/17
Intro to Photoshop Tutorials & Nature Assignment 

You should be completed with Tutorial 2 and moving onto the quiz and then Tutorial 3. Tutorial 3 has a lot of very important tools for Photoshop. Have a clear understanding of how to use these tools. Make sure you update the tracker too. 

Agenda

1. Review Syllabus & Extra Credit

2. Complete Tutorials

3. Review Nature Assignment 

Tuesday 9/14-Wednesday 9/15
Intro to Photoshop Tutorials

You should be completed with Tutorial 2 and moving onto the quiz and then Tutorial 3. Tutorial 3 has a lot of very important tools for Photoshop. Have a clear understanding of how to use these tools. Make sure you update the tracker too. 

Agenda

1. Review the comments and grade for your About Me Reflection in Classroom

2. Some of you still need to complete the Exit Ticket from last class. Mr. Wiant will share who still needs to complete it. 

Exit Ticket

Designer Check

Monday 9/13

Intro to Photoshop Tutorials

Continue to work on tutorials. Make sure you are updating the tracker. 

 

Exit Ticket

Designer Check

Thursday 9/9-Friday 9/10

Welcome to Photoshop

You will be starting a series of Photoshop tutorials today. These tutorials are very important for you to learn the basics of Photoshop and prepare you to move on to our first project. Directions can be found on the Assignment page.

Tuesday 9/7-Wednesday 9/8

Presentation Day

We will present our designs to the class today. Each student will need to stand up front, say their name and explain their design. Please make sure to speak up so everyone in the class can hear you and look at your audience. 

Thursday 9/2-Friday 9/3

About Me Poster ~ Finalize Stage

Next class you will be presenting your projects to the class. You need to have your project wrapped up today or you will need to work on it over the weekend. At the end of class we are going to make sure you have your files saved correctly. 

Exit Ticket:

1. In your Final folder, create a folder and name it "About Me".

2. Move your worksheet, rubric and final project into that folder. 

3. Name your project "LastName_AboutMe". 

4. Check that your rubric is named correctly and you have filled out the top info with your complete name and you have capitalized it. 

Tuesday 8/31-Wednesday 9/1

About Me Poster ~ Design Stage

You will need to apply a new skill that you learn to your Google Draw today. We will check that your backgrounds are aligned correctly to your canvas to start with. 

Monday 8/30

About Me Poster ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs. We will look at how to find images easily online before you get started. Make sure you push your creativity with your projects! 

 

Below are some tutorials that you can use to help learn some basic skills in Google Draw. 

 

Google Draw Video Tips

Friday 8/27
About Me Poster ~ Design Stage

You are going to get started on your designs in Google Draw today. We will setup your file and then you will get started. 

Thursday 8/26
Class Expectations & About Me Poster

We are going to take a look at our class expectations. After we will review the project on the project page and then you will get started. Your brainstorming needs to be completed before you can start. 

 

Agenda::

1. Class Expectations

2. Review Project & Start

Tuesday 8/24
Welcome & Project Brainstorming 

Today we will going through some information about Mr. Wiant and what to expect in the pathway. We will then start to brainstorm for our first project with any remaining time. 

 

Agenda:

1. Welcome Slides (15 mins)

2. Review Website (5 mins)

3. Log into Computers and Setup Drive (12 mins)

4. Review and Start Project  Brainstorming