Graphic Design 1 & MGD 102 Agenda

Thursday 3/11

Custom Poster ~ Revise & Finalize Stage

Today you need to complete your projects and turn in the JPG and AI file. The directions are on the Project page. You also have to have a completed rubric that you should have taken care of for your Do-Now. If you are concerned about getting this turned in today, you need to reach out to Mr. Wiant. If you have turned in any late work, make sure you put that on the late sheet so it can be graded. We will do today's attendance in the chat window in a bit. 

Wednesday 3/10

Custom Poster ~ Revise & Finalize Stage

Today you will continue to finalize your designs so they are ready to be turned in tomorrow. If you feel like you are done with your design and ready to turn it in, talk with Mr. Wiant and he will go over it with you.

Tuesday 3/9

Custom Poster ~ Revise & Finalize Stage

Today you should be starting to finalize your designs. You will turn in your files at the end of class for feedback from Mr. Wiant. 

Exit Ticket & Attendance

Project Feedback Check In Form

Monday 3/8

Custom Poster ~ Design Stage

If you haven’t already, review the feedback in your email. If you didn’t turn your 50% progress check in last class, turn it in today using the Exit Ticket below. You will lose points for turning it in late. 

Exit Ticket:

50% Check In - Late Survey

Friday 3/5

Custom Poster ~ Design Stage

By the end of class today you need to have 50% of your project completed and turned in on the check in form below. Make sure your Poster Progress Rubric has been saved to your Custom Poster folder as well. You will turn your JPG in at the end of class. 

 

Exit Ticket:

50% Turn In Form

Thursday 3/4

Custom Poster ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs and think carefully on how you are using flow and how you can improve on all of the design concepts within your project. Next class you need to have 50% of your project completed and it will be graded for your progress check in. 

 

Exit Ticket:

Project Progress Check In Form

Wednesday 3/3

Custom Poster ~ Design Stage

Before you start today, we are going to go through a quick review of the design concepts. Next class you need to have 50% of your project completed and it will be graded for your progress check in. We will review the rubric. 

 

Exit Ticket:

Project Progress Check In Form

Tuesday 3/2

Custom Poster ~ Design Stage

Before you start today, we are going to go through a quick review of the design concepts. In three more classes, you will be submitting your designs so they can be graded for your 50% progress check in. Stay on track.

Monday 3/1

Custom Poster ~ Design Stage

Everyone should have turned their brainstorming in. If not, you need to get your inspiration pieces, sketch and brainstorming rubric turned into your Brainstorming folder today. Today is the last day to be able to turn those in late. Everyone needs to be designing today to stay on track. Use good time management on this project. We will start by reviewing our project rubric.

Exit Ticket:

Project Check In Form

Friday 2/26

Custom Poster ~ Brainstorming Stage

You need to get your inspiration pieces, sketch and brainstorming rubric turned into your Brainstorming folder today. If you get that completed, then you can start your project. We will start by reviewing our project rubric and how to get started with your project.  

Exit Ticket:

Project Check In Form

Thursday 2/25

Custom Poster ~ Brainstorming Stage

You will be starting your final today by brainstorming so you are ready to start designing next class. We will review the project and what needs to be done for your brainstorming. Brainstorming is due at the end of next class. This will be one of your last grades.  

Wednesday 2/24

Pen Tool

Today you will be learning about the pen tool. You will be watching the video tutorial in order to learn the basics and then to recreate the snowman design that you downloaded. Mr. Wiant will be going through the tutorial live, if that helps you too. This is a tough tool to learn, but something that is very useful. Don’t give up on it!

 

Pen Tool Tutorial Video

Exit Ticket:

Can be found on Google Classroom

Tuesday 2/23

Robot Character Turn In & Rubric

We are going to go through how to complete your project self evaluation and then you will complete that today. Mr. Wiant will check these once you turn them in to make sure they were completed at a high level. If not, you will need to revise and improve them. You will then make sure you have saved your AI an dJPG file correctly to your Robot folder. 

If you are not ready to turn you robot in, you need to work on that today and you iwll need to complete your self evaluation once you turn your work in. 

Monday 2/22

Robot Character ~ Revise & Finalize Stage

Projects are due today! You should be working on final details or a background. If you are concerned about getting it done for today, you need to talk to Mr. Wiant. 

Friday 2/19

Robot Character ~ Revise & Finalize Stage

Projects are due on Monday. You should be finalizing your robots and moving on to the background design. 

Exit Ticket:

Project Progression Form

Optional Check In for Feedback

Thursday 2/18

Robot Character ~ Design Stage

You all should have more than 50% of your project completed. Review the feedback that Mr. Wiant gave you via email and your check progress grade on your rubric. Start to think about how you can add more detail to your robot and create a background too. 

Wednesday 2/17

Robot Character ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs today. You need to be 50% done with your designs today. You will be submitting your work at the end of class so you can receive your Check In grade. We will look at the Check In rubric before you get started. Projects are due on Monday. 

 

Tutorial Help:

Create Screws

Create Buttons

Create Metallic Look

Create Glossy Look

Creating a Shadow

 

Exit Ticket:

Project 50% Completed Check In

Friday 2/12

Robot Character ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs today. Really be thinking about how you can use the pathfinder and shapes tool to create a creative and interesting design. You need to be using your sketch as reference as well. 

 

Exit Ticket:

Project Check In & Attendance

Thursday 2/11

Robot Character ~ Design Stage

Today you will start your robot design. Make sure you are following the requirements for the project as you start. We will first review the project rubric.   

 

Exit Ticket:

Project Progression Form

Wednesday 2/10

Robot Character ~ Brainstorming Stage

Today you will complete your brainstorm. You should have wrapped up your inspiration pieces and three sentences yesterday. Today we will go over the sketches and review the brainstorming rubric before you complete your brainstorming.  

 

Exit Ticket:

Project Progression Form

Tuesday 2/9

Robot Character ~ Brainstorming Stage

We will start class with some notes so you have a better understanding of color and how it impacts us. This will help you create a more successful character by using appropriate colors. We will go over the project and you will start to brainstorm from there. 

 

Agenda:

1. Color Theory Notes (20mins)

2. Review Project (5 mins)

3. Brainstorm - Due next class

Monday 2/8

Shapes & Pathfinder Tutorial

Today you will complete one last tutorial to prep you for your robot designs. We will start by going through a very fast pathfinder tutorial together. The tutorial link can be found on the Assignment page. Both tutorials need to be turned in for the first part of your progress check in grade for this project.

Friday 2/5

Shapes & Pathfinder Tutorial

Today you will need to complete your tutorial 1 robot. The directions can be found on the Assignment Page. You will submit your first tutorial today. 

Exit Ticket:

Head to Classroom to complete the Exit Ticket. 

Thursday 2/4

Shapes & Pathfinder Tutorial

You will complete several tutorials in order to better prepare you to create your own vector character in Illustrator. Follow the tutorials carefully. The more you learn from these tutorials, the more successful you will be with your project. At the end of class y

 

Tutorial 1: Illustrator Shapes Robot 

Tutorial Files

Exit Ticket & Attendance Form

Check In Form

Wednesday 2/3

Color Pattern ~ Revision Stage

Make any changes or adjustments you need to to your designs. The project is due today. Before turning this in, watch this additional video to help you with finalizing your design and saving your JPG correctly using artboards.

 

Clipping Mask & Saving - New Video! 

These are the items that need to be turned into your Project folder at the end of the day today:​

1. JPG file

2. AI file

3. Completed rubric

Tuesday 2/2

Color Pattern ~ Design Stage

Tomorrow your projects are due. Continue to work on them today by zooming in and checking that your shapes align correctly. Tomorrow is an asynchronous work day. That means there isn't a Zoom meeting, but you will need to read over the website, complete the Exit Ticket/Attendance form and turn your project in correctly. 

Exit Ticket & Attendance Form

Check In Form

Monday 2/1

Color Pattern ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs. Make sure you are using just one color scheme in your project.

 

Exit Ticket & Attendance Form

Check In Form

Friday 1/29

Color Pattern ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs. You have one more day to complete your project. 

 

Exit Ticket

Check In Form

Thursday 1/28

Color Pattern ~ Design Stage

You are finally at the design stage of your project! We are going to review the project requirements, rubric and then Mr. Wiant will do a quick demo before you get started. If you did not complete the first step of the project, which was to complete the color scheme exercise, then you need to complete that before starting. 

Wednesday 1/27

Color Pattern ~ Brainstorming Stage

Today you will start complete brainstorming and a quiz. You will then start your project. Everyone will be starting today regardless if you completed the pattern tutorial. 

 

Agenda:

1. Color Mode Notes (5 mins)

2. Project Details (5 mins)

3. Project Brainstorming (40 mins)

4. Start Project

Tuesday 1/26

Pattern Tutorial

Many of you are not caught up with the pattern tutorial, which needs to be done so you understand how to do the next project. You will follow along with Mr. Wiant as he works through the tutorial. Anyone who is not listed below, will be following along with Mr. Wiant's tutorial. If you have not turned in your Color Wheel project, do not worry about that right now. 

Students working on any of the following extension - Videos

Rebecca

Dalahna

Marlene

Lauryn

Kathy

Students Continue to Add Colors to Color Pattern Tutorial

Dev

Gardenia

Monday 1/25

Make Up Day

Today you will be making up any missing work. If you do not have any missing work, you will be excused from class early once Mr. Wiant checks in with you. Many of you are missing a Do-Now or your Color Wheel project. Tomorrow we are moving forward with your color pattern projects. 

Friday 1/22

Color Pattern ~ Brainstorming Stage

You will continue to work on your tutorial from yesterday. Mr. Wiant will check in with you and if you have completed enough of your tutorial, you will be dismissed early from class! About half of you will just need to be here for a short period today. 

Thursday 1/21

Color Pattern ~ Brainstorming Stage

Today you will be starting your next project by first completing a tutorial that will teach you how to use the tools to create your project. You need to follow the directions very carefully and pay close attention to details or you will be lost. Mr. Wiant will be going through the tutorial in a break out room in a little bit. If you are stuck, you will be able to join to get additional help. 

Tip: There is a part during this tutorial that says you need to group the objects. Don’t skip that! 

 

Tutorial Video:

Hexagon Pattern Video

Wednesday 1/20

Color Wheel Project ~ Finalize Stage

Wrap up your projects and get them turned in following the directions on the Project page. You have until Friday 8:00pm to get these turned in without losing points for turning these in late. 

Tuesday 1/19

Color Wheel Project ~ Design Stage

The due date for your color wheel is extended an extra day! Projects are due tomorrow. We will do check ins today since may of you have not made progress. Remember to reach out if you need help.  

Friday 1/15

Color Wheel Project ~ Design Stage

You will complete your Color Wheel Assignment by the end of next class. Continue to move forward with your design and push your creativity with these designs!

Exit Ticket

Project Check In for Feedback Survey

Thursday 1/14

Color Wheel Project ~ Design Stage

You will now use your knowledge of the color wheel and Illustrator tools to create your own color wheel. Directions can be found on the Project page.

Wednesday 1/13

Color Wheel Tutorial

You should be wrapped up with the Illustrator Basic Tutorial. Today you will complete your color wheel tutorial and then complete the extension project. You must be done with the tutorial in order to start the assignment next class. 

 

Downloads:

Color Wheel Tutorial

Extension Project

Tutorial Turn-In:

Create a new folder in your Final named “Color Wheel”. Upload your AI file into there.

Tuesday 1/12

Adobe Log In & Illustrator Tutorial

Today you need to complete the Illustrator Basic Tutorial today. Once you are done with your tutorial, you need to save it to your Misc. folder on the Drive by following the directions on the bottom of the Adobe Log In direction page. 

Illustrator Basic Tutorial 

Adobe Log In & Saving (at the bottom)

Monday 1/11

Color Wheel Tutorial

Today you will complete your color wheel tutorial and then complete the extension project. You must be done with the tutorial in order to start the assignment next class. 

 

Tutorial Turn-In:

Create a new folder in your Final named “Color Wheel”. Upload your AI file into there.

Friday 1/8

Color Wheel Tutorial

Today you work on a color wheel tutorial. Before we get started, we will go through a few notes about the color wheel. 

Agenda:

1. Illustrator Intro Notes - Create a new Doc in your Misc. folder and title it Illustrator Notes. (10 mins)

2. Illustrator Log In & Intro

3. Color Wheel Notes - Create a new Doc in your Misc. folder and title it Color Wheel Notes. (10 mins)

4. Illustrator Basic Tutorial & Extension

Thursday 1/7

Color Wheel Tutorial

Today you work on a color wheel tutorial. Before we get started, we will go through a few notes about the color wheel. 

Agenda:

1. Illustrator Intro Notes - Create a new Doc in your Misc. folder and title it Illustrator Notes. (15 mins)

2. Illustrator Log In & Intro

3. Color Wheel Notes - Create a new Doc in your Misc. folder and title it Color Wheel Notes. (10 mins)

4. Illustrator Basic Tutorial & Extension

 

Downloads:

Color Wheel Tutorial

Extension Project

Wednesday 1/6

Housekeeping & Color Wheel

Today we will be going through some housekeeping and then log into our new software, which is Adobe Illustrator. You need to be on your Chromebook in order to do this. 

Agenda:

1. Housekeeping and Reflections (15 mins)

2. Illustrator Intro Notes - Create a new Doc in your Misc. folder and title it Illustrator Notes. (15 mins)

3. Illustrator Log In & Intro

Wednesday 10/14

Self-Portrait Poster ~ Design Stage

You have two more days to complete the projects and get these turned in. We will watch a quick video on design concepts so you can apply those skills to your design, which is 25% of your grade. 

Tuesday 10/13

Self-Portrait Poster ~ Design Stage

Continue work on your designs today. Tomorrow we will watch a quick video about the design concepts we learned about so you can apply those successfully to your design. 

Monday 10/12

Self-Portrait Poster ~ Design Stage

We are going to talk about some new design concepts today so you can take notes. Then you will think about how to apply those to your own designs. If you have missing projects, tomorrow you will have time during class to work on completing those and getting those turned in. 

 

Exit Ticket:

You need to save your project as a JPG and upload it to your Misc. file. Go to File>Export As>JPG and put the quality as high as you can. 

Attendance Progress JPG Upload

Friday 10/9

Self-Portrait Poster ~ Design Stage

You need to continue with your designs today. At the end of class you will need to upload your PSD file to show your progress. If you don’t it will be assumed you are absent in class. 

 

Exit Ticket for Attendance:

Progress PSD Upload

Thursday 10/8

Self-Portrait Poster ~ Design Stage

We will go over the rubric and go through how to set up your files today. Then you will start on your designs. 

 

Agenda:

1. Rubric Review

2. Design (20 mins)

3. Mr. Wiant Demo of Filters/Layer Adjustment/Filters

Wednesday 10/7

Self-Portrait Poster ~ Brainstorming Stage

Today you will start your final project brainstorming, which is also due at the end of the day. We will first go over the project details and Mr. Wiant will show some tips in Photopea. 

 

Agenda:

1. Review project (5 mins)

2. Brainstorming (30 mins)

3. Mr. Wiant Demo of Filters/Layer Adjustment/Filters

Tuesday 10/6

Book Cover ~ Revise & Finalize Stage

Continue to work and improve your book cover design. Towards the end of the class, we will go through how to save and turn your work in correctly.

Monday 10/5

Book Cover ~ Revise & Finalize Stage

The due date for the Book Cover is pushed until tomorrow. Before you get started today, we will go over how you can push your creativity by exploring and downloading new fonts from DaFont.com. 

Font Download

Dafont.com

Friday 10/2

Book Cover ~ Design Stage

Continue to move forward with your design. You have this weekend to work on these and then Monday to complete them. Make sure you put in the time and effort this weekend so you are on track to turn these in on Monday. If you have any other missing projects, get those turned in ASAP! You need to complete the attendance form below by 10:35am in order to be marked present for class. You will need to Export as much as you got done with your Book Cover so Mr. Wiant can see your progress. Directions can be found on the survey below. 

Attendance Survey

Thursday 10/1

Book Cover ~ Design Stage

We are going to talk about two design concepts and you will need to take notes. You will then continue to work on your designs using the concepts that we spoke about. These concepts are what you will be using on all of your upcoming projects and you will be graded on this.

 

Before we start, you need to complete the Do-Now below for attendance. 

Do-Now:

Check In Form

Wednesday 9/29

Book Cover ~ Design Stage

We will go over setting up your files correctly and the project rubric before you get started. 

 

Exit Ticket:

Check In Form

Tuesday 9/29

Book Cover ~ Brainstorm Stage

We will go through some slides today in order to understand book cover design better. We will go over the project details once we are done with our notes and then you will start on your book cover brainstorming.

Friday 9/25

Pop Art Design ~ Revise & Finalize Stage

If you have carefully checked over your work, you can turn your work in. You then have two options. You can either work on a second design to continue to push your creativity or you can work on this design extension that will teach you how to create glowing text in Photopea.

Thursday 9/24
Pop Art ~ Critique Stage

Today you will complete a self-critique. Often critiques are done by another person so you can get critical feedback in order to improve your design. However, today you will critique your own design in order to give critical thoughts on your own design and so you can improve your project. We will start the critique about halfway through class.

 

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. 

 

Critique Form

Pop Art Critique Form

Wednesday 9/23
Pop Art ~ Design Stage

You will need to continue your designs today to be prepared for the critique coming up this week. Depending on the class progress, we will either have the critique tomorrow or on Friday. 

Tuesday 9/22
Pop Art ~ Design Stage

Continue to work on your designs. Zoom in to check the details carefully and use the Clipping Mask tutorial on the Project page if need be. You will have one more class and then you will have a critique.

Monday 9/21
Pop Art ~ Design Stage

Brainstorming was graded from last class and everyone should be starting in Photopea. We are going to go over the grid download doc, tutorials and rubric before you get started today.

Friday 9/18

Pop Art ~ Brainstorming Stage

We are going to be learning about Pop Art and some of the key artists associated with it. You will need to complete notes as we watch a video, which is part of your attendance for today. 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

Thursday 9/17

Photopea Nature Scene Due & Makeup Day

Today your Nature Scene projects are due! About halfway through class we will go through how to turn these in correctly. Once you are completely happy with your design, you have pushed your creativity and you have checked that all of the required elements that are listed on the Project page are on your project, you will have the opportunity to revise projects and turn in missing work. All revised or missing work needs to be written down on the Late Sheet on the Resources page.  

Wednesday 9/16

Photopea Nature Scene

The due date for this project has been pushed back by a day. That is to allow ample amount of time for you to not only complete this project's bare minimum expectations, but push your creativity even further. Tomorrow we will go through on how to turn these projects in correctly. 

Tuesday 9/15

Photopea Nature Scene

Before you continue with your designs today, Mr. Wiant is going to show you a tip on how to make your objects look like they are actually inside your nature scene. This will be down with a raster or layer mask. We will go over this together and then you can watch the video tips that are on the Project page. You can also watch Tip #3 that will help you remove images on complicated backgrounds.

Monday 9/14

Photopea Nature Scene

Today you will start your first Photopea assignment, which can be found on the Project page. If you have not completed the tutorials, you will need to wrap those up so you have an understanding of how to complete this project. Mr. Wiant will go through some tips to help you with your project too. The videos for these tips can be found on the Project page. 

Friday 9/11

Photopea Tutorials Due

You need to complete all the tutorials and quizzes today. If you have turned in late work, you must update the Late Sheet or your work will not be graded. Do that today! We are going to start class today by saving our Rubrics correctly. 

Thursday 9/10

Photopea Tutorials

Today you will work on tutorials. Tomorrow will be the last day to turn these in. Mr. Wiant will go through some demos for those who are lost on Tutorial 2. If you have not updated the tracker, you need to do so now. There will be mandatory office hours today for those who are falling behind. This will be a chance for you to get caught up with the help of Mr. Wiant. Those names will be announced later today. 

Tracker

Student Tutorial Trackers

Wednesday 9/9

Photopea Tutorials

Today you will complete Tutorial 2. Once you are done, you will need to upload a JPG file for each tutorial. The directions for this are in your tutorials. Once you are done, work on the Extension assignment and update the tracker if you complete that assignment.

 

You also need to make sure you are checking your Remind app and Gmail about important information, like mandatory Office Hours for those that are falling behind. 

Tracker

Student Tutorial Trackers

Tuesday 9/8

Photopea Tutorials

You need to continue with your tutorials today. Make sure you are updating the tracker with your quiz scores and when you have completed your tutorials. Everyone should have completed Tutorial 1 and you should be starting Tutorial 2 today. 

Tracker

Student Tutorial Trackers

Friday 9/4

Photopea Tutorials

Continue to work on your tutorials. You should be wrapping up the first tutorial today. Before you get started. Make sure you have updated the tracker correctly, which is on the Assignment page.

Thursday 9/3

Photopea Tutorials

Photopea is the software we are going to be using while we are doing remote learning. This is very similar to Photoshop, which is what we would be using in class. There will be a series of tutorials and quizzes that you will need to complete to understand the tools and how to use them for your next project. This is also how attendance will be taken for these days. Directions can be found on the Assignment page.

Wednesday 9/2

About Me Project ~ Finalize Stage

Today you will be wrapping up your project. Everyone will be working on finding 1 new skills today. Search online for a new tool, effect or skill that you can use on your project as you finalize your designs today. You will have an exit ticket which you will need to share what new skill you learned and used today. You will also need to save a JPG file of your design and turn that in. We will go over that together at the end of class.  

Video Directions to Save as JPG

Exit Ticket:

Go to Google Classroom at complete the question.

Tuesday 9/1

About Me Project ~ Design Stage

Mr. Wiant will be having 1 on 1 check ins throughout class today. You will join a second Google Meeting to review your project. These projects will be completed next class. 

Monday 8/31

About Me Project ~ Design Stage

Everyone should be continuing to work on their projects throughout class. No one is done with your project, no matter how much you think so. Explore new skills and techniques, which is 50% of your grade. We will review the Invention competency, which relates to how you continue to revise and explore your skills. That means that all students should be actively working in your Google Draw or you will be marked absent today.

Before You Start Today:

Go to Google Classroom and join our class using the following code: 3ucsdgd

Exit Ticket:

This will be assigned in the last few minutes of class.

Friday 8/28

About Me Project ~ Design Stage

We will start by looking to see how we find images on Google with transparent backgrounds. Make sure you use the spell check feature to make sure your grammar is correct. Next class these projects will be due. 

 

How to Spell Check:

1. Tools>Spelling and then click Underline Errors

Thursday 8/27

About Me Project ~ Design Stage

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 and push yourself. We will look at the project rubric today so you know how you will be graded on this project. 

 

Mr. Wian'ts Google Drive Basic Tip Video

Additional Google Draw Video Tips

Exit Ticket - You will need to complete a survey, which is how attendance will be taken today. Mr. Wiant will send out the survey at the end of class.

Wednesday 8/26

Drive Setup & Brainstorming Due

We are going to start by checking that you have saved your About Me Worksheet correctly and placed them into the correct folder on the Drive. From there, you will need to complete your worksheet and we will start working on your project. 

Agenda:

1. Review Saving Worksheet

2. Review Starting Google Draw Project

3. Complete Brainstorming or Start Project

Tuesday 8/25

About Me Project ~ Brainstorming

We will go over our first project today and then you will start to brainstorm for it. We will then set up our Google Draw document so you can begin to create. 

Agenda:

1. Q&A

2. Review Project and Brainstorming

Monday 8/24
Welcome Back! (Virtually)

Today you will get an introduction to this quarter, get our Drives setup and take a look at the software we will be using this year. 

 

Agenda:

1. Introduction Slides

2. Setup Drive

3. Review Project and Brainstorm

4. Software Tutorials