Graphic Design 2 & MGD 111 Agenda

Thursday 11/29

Fall Final: What Is Your Mind Surrealism Self-Portrait ~ Brainstorming Stage

You will start brainstorming for your next project after we review the project. If you are turning your Positive Negative extra credit in, make sure you put your name on the revise sheet and save the rubric too.

Agenda:

Update Tracker (5 mins)

Review Project (10 mins)

Start Brainstorming 

Thursday 11/18

Portfolio Website ~ Design Stage

Today will be the last day you have to complete the required steps for this first round of portfolio development and turn it in. Have your rubric and reflection saved correctly so these can be graded. Make sure you submit your website URL on top of the rubric and turn in the rubric correctly. 

Completed Portfolio Options

1. Continue to add to your design and explore your creativity more. 

2. Complete the Positive Negative extra credit assignment. 

Tuesday 11/16

Portfolio Website ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs and finalize your GD1 gallery page. Check that you have correct titles for your designs. If you complete this, add descriptions and continue to revise and improve the website. Make sure you submit your website URL on top of the rubric and turn in the rubric correctly. 

 

Agenda:

1. Class setup of URL

2. Complete Portfolio Form after URL is correct

3. Removed unneeded elements like social media or contact forms.

4. Complete Portfolio Semester 1 Checklist

Monday 11/15

Portfolio Website ~ Design Stage

We will start today by finding a template that you want to use for your portfolio and then you will start to play around with the overall look of your design. We will go over how to set up the navigation of our website today too. 

Thursday 11/11

Positive Negative ~ Design Stage

Everyone will be moving forward with the positive negative assignment today. 

Tuesday 11/9

Surrealism ~ Revise & Finalize Stage

All surrealism projects are due today. If you are ready to turn in your project, you will then move onto our next assignment. Info can be found on the Assignment page. 

Agenda

1. Self-evaluation - we will go through this before you start writing

2. 5 min Gallery Walk & Share Out

3. Positive Negative Assignment Review and Slides

4. Start assignment or turn in Surrealism design

Exit Ticket 

Project Feedback Survey

Monday 11/8

Surrealism ~ Revise & Finalize Stage

You are going to continue to work on your designs today and will revise and turn them in tomorrow. You can either use tomorrow's class to complete your project or you will start your next project. Do not complete your self-evaluation today. We will do this together tomorrow. 

Thursday 11/4

Surrealism ~ Revise & Finalize Stage

We are going to first go over the final stage of our design cycle and then you will continue to revise your work. We will stop in a bit to discuss the Do-Now. The project is due on Monday along with your self-evaluation on your rubric. 

Tuesday 11/2

Surrealism ~ Critique Stage

You will complete a critique today and then will continue to revise and finalize your designs. We will first review the design cycle. 

Monday 11/1

Surrealism ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs and be prepared for your critique next class. 

 

Exit Ticket

Project Progress Check

Tuesday 10/26

Surrealism ~ Design Stage

Continue to design and we will do a gallery walk shortly. At the end of class you will have the opportunity to submit your PSD file for a check in and feedback from Mr. Wiant. In two classes you will have your critique. 

 

Exit Ticket

Project Progress Check

Optional Feedback

Project PSD Submission Form

Monday 10/25

Surrealism ~ Design Stage

Refer back to your brainstorming to help you with the design process if you are stuck in your designs. We will be having a quick gallery walk today as well. Next class you can submit your work for feedback from Mr. Wiant if you like. 

Exit Ticket

Project Progress Check

Thursday 10/21

Surrealism ~ Design Stage

Start working on your design using your sketch, which means you need to have your sketch out to use it as a reference. We will go over the project rubric before we get started. 

 

Agenda

1. Review Design Cycle - Brainstorming and Create

2. Review Project Rubric

 

Exit Ticket

Project Progress Check

Tuesday 10/19

Surrealism Design ~ Brainstorming Stage

Today you will complete your group brainstorming and then move onto the two steps in the brainstorming process. You need to get everything turned in correctly by the end of class. You will then start to design in Photoshop.

 

Exit Ticket

Project Progress Check

Thursday 10/14

Surrealism Design ~ Brainstorming Stage

You will start brainstorming for your new project today. But first, we will talk about the art movement of surrealism so you have a better understanding of the style of design you will be creating.

 

Agenda

1. Project Details (5 mins)

2. Inspiration Pieces & Sketches (25 mins)

3. Group Brainstorming Directions (10 mins)

4. Group Brainstorming

Tuesday 10/12

Surrealism Design ~ Brainstorming Stage

We will start today by learning what surrealism is. You will then do a refresher on how to remove backgrounds in photos, which will be a key part of this next project. Once you are done with the background tutorial, you will finish your photo editing from the last class, complete extensions, work on extra credit or complete your last project if that is still not completed. 

Agenda

1. Slides (20 mins)

2. Background Refresher Tutorial - Download Files Here

3. Complete Photo Editing

Monday 10/11

Photo Editing

Continue with the tutorials and complete these today. Once you have completed these, complete the Extension assignment at the bottom of the tutorial sheet.

Extra Credit

Photo Project

Thursday 10/7

Personal Impact Poster ~ Presentation Stage

You will be doing a quick presentation of your poster and sharing some of the tools/skills you used. This is an opportunity for your fellow designers to ask questions about your work. 

 

Agenda

1. Presentations 

2. Tracker Update (Critique)

3. Photo Editing - You will start to learn the basics of photo editing in Photoshop today. Review the Assignment page for details.

Tuesday 10/5

Personal Impact Poster ~ Revision & Finalize Stage

Today you will finalize your designs and get them turned in. You need to make sure you follow the directions on the Project page on how to turn in your JPG and PSD files. You will also need to complete the Self-Evaluation on your rubric at the end of class.

Monday 10/4

Personal Impact Poster ~ Revision & Finalize Stage

Consider what you answered in your Do-now and start to revise and finalize your designs. Designs will be wrapped up next class.

Exit Ticket

Practice Critique Feedback Survey

Thursday 9/31

Personal Impact Poster ~ Critique Stage

We will be going through how to give a critique today and then we will critique each other’s designs. You will have two more classes to complete the project after today.

 

Agenda

1. Practice Critique (50 mins)

2. Project Critique 

Tuesday 9/28

Personal Impact Poster ~ Design Stage

Next class we will be having a critique for our projects. You need to be prepared for the critique or you will not be able to participate and will need to make up a longer critique after the project is submitted. 

 

Agenda

1. Update Competency Tracker

2. Design

 

Exit Ticket

1. Progress Check

2. Contact Form

Thursday 9/23

Personal Impact Poster ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs while thinking and applying what you wrote in your Do-Now. 

Exit Ticket

1. Progress Check

2. Contact Form

Tuesday 9/21

Personal Impact Poster ~ Design Stage

Everyone needs to be starting on your designs today. We are going to go over the rubric before you get started today and we will save it correctly to your Drive. Also consider how you are using line and shape successfully. 

 

Agenda:

1. Update Competency Tracker

2. Continue with Designs

 

Exit Ticket

Progress Check

Monday 9/20

Personal Impact Poster ~ Brainstorm Stage
Today you will complete your brainstorming and get it turned in. Once you have turned in all elements and the rubric, you can get started on your design. 

 

Agenda:

1. Complete Brainstorming

2. Start Designs

Thursday 9/16

Personal Impact Poster ~ Brainstorm Stage

We are going to start with a presentation before you begin to brainstorm your ideas for this upcoming project. 

 

Agenda:

  1. 9/11 Presentation 

  2. Review Brainstorming & Start Project

 

Tuesday 9/14

About Me ~ Presentation Stage

Today you will be presenting your projects to the class. The presentations will be part of your professionalism grade for your project. We will then complete our self-evaluations on our rubrics. 

 

Presentations grades will be based on:

1. Do you speak loudly and clearly to The Design Studio? 

2. Do you make eye contact as you present? 

3. Are you able to clearly explain your design concept, skills or tools you used by using correct academic vocabulary? 

Monday 9/13

About Me ~ Finalize Stage

Today you should be wrapped up with your designs so you are prepared for your presentations next class. 

Exit Ticket
Project Feedback

Thursday 9/9

About Me ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs thinking about your goal. The next class these projects will be due and the following class you will present them to class, which is part of your grade.  

 

Exit Ticket:

Progress Check

Optional Feedback

Tuesday 9/7

About Me ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs while thinking and applying what you wrote in your Do-Now. 

 

Exit Ticket:

Progress Check

Thursday 9/2

About Me ~ Brainstorm Stage

Everyone needs to be working on your designs and thinking how you can push your skills on this project. We are going to go over the rubric before you get started today and we will save it correctly to your Drive. You then will need to check your brainstorming grade. 

 

Exit Ticket:

Designer Check

Tuesday 8/31

About Me ~ Brainstorm Stage

You need to complete your brainstorming today and then you will work on taking your ideas from your sketches to begin to create your Photoshop designs. 

 

Agenda:

1. Review Final Design Concepts

2. Complete Brainstorming

Monday 8/30

About Me ~ Brainstorm Stage

You will get started on your first project today by creating a mind map and sketch to generate ideas for this first Photoshop project.

Thursday 8/28

Photoshop Selection Tutorial

You will be working through a Photoshop tutorial to learn more about the selection tools. These tools are similar to what you learned last year in Photopea, but are more powerful. If you complete this, you can work on the extension assignments and we will start our first project next class. 

 

Tutorial

PSD Selection Tools (80 mins)
 

Extension Assignment 

1. Butterfly Extension

2. Text Tools Extension

3. Background Extension

4. Snowboard Extension

Tuesday 8/26
Welcome & Photoshop  

Today we will going through some welcome back info and then get started in Photoshop. 

 

Agenda:

1. Welcome Slides & Drive Setup (35 mins)

2. Review Website (5 mins)

3. Log Into Photoshop & Tutorial 1: Basic Tools