Graphic Design 1 - Period 5

Do-Now

Today's CLO

SWBAT create a logo for a client using the principles of logo design.

Tuesday 4/18

Goal

What is your end goal of your logo design today?

Monday 4/17

Logo Design

Looking at your sketches, what do you like most about your favorite sketch?

Thursday 4/13

Prep

Pick up three rubrics from the back counter and then neatly write your first and last name at the top.

Monday 4/10

Inspiration

What inspired you to create the poster for the culture that you did?

Friday 4/7

Objective Reflection

Open your objective that you wrote at the start of your design. Under your objective write, “Reflection”. Do you feel that you reached your objective and why?

Thursday 4/6

Prepare for Critique

1. Create a new doc in your Critique folder and title it “lastName_CultureCritique.”

2. Copy and paste the critique form.

3. Open your projects and wait for us to go over the critique form.

Tuesday 4/4

BOE

Wait for us to go over the BOE Reflection and then you will complete it.

Friday 3/24

Goals

What is your goal for your design today? Why is this you goal and how will you reach it?

Thursday 3/23

Goals

What is your goal for your design today? Why is this you goal and how will you reach it?

Tuesday 3/21

Responsive Design

Are you using social or culturally responsive design? How are you using it in your design? Be prepared to share.

Monday 3/20

Culture & Design

How will your design represent the culture you researched? Be prepared to share.  

Friday 3/17

Project Objective

1. Create a new Doc in your Cubee folder and title it "lastName_ObjectiveCubee".

2. Thinking about what our class objective is, explain what your personal design objective is for this project.


My objective is...

Thursday 3/16

Culture

What is the most interesting fact you have learned about your culture?

Tuesday 3/14

Culture Designs

1. Search online and find one design that represents your culture.

2. Copy and paste that into a new doc titled “Culture Inspiration” and save it into your Culture folder. Be prepared to share.

Monday 3/13

Social/Cultural Responsiveness

In your own words, how would you define social or cultural responsiveness?

Thursday 3/9

Worksheet

1. Create a new doc in your Culture Poster folder and title it “What is culture?”

2. Number your document 1, 2, 3 to answer questions we will be discussing today.

Tuesday 3/7

Folder

Create a new folder in your final and title it “Cultural Poster.”

Monday 3/6

Website Goal 

Open your goal from last class. Did you reach your goal? Yes or no and why?

Friday 3/3

Website Goal 

You will be updating your portfolios today. Open your websites and then set a goal for yourself for today.

Wednesday 3/1-Thursday 3/2

Prepare for Critique

1. Open your files and have them large on your screen.

2. Create a new doc titled LastName_CoverCritique and save it to your Critique folder.

3. Copy and paste the peer critique form.

Tuesday 2/28

Daily Goal

What is your goal for today’s class?

Monday 2/27
Typography

What is leading and how can you use it in your design?

Friday 2/24

Inspiration

We will be looking at magazine covers for inspiration today.

 

1. Grab a magazine from the front that has an appealing cover for you.

2. Create a new Do-Now doc and write no more than three sentences on what design elements you like about your magazine covers.

3. Be prepared to share.

Wednesday 2/22-Thursday 2/23

Magazine Cover

List two important elements to have for a magazine cover design.

Tuesday 2/21
Inspiration (10 mins)

1. Create a new folder in your Final folder and name it Magazine Cover.

2. Create a new Doc and title it Magazine Cover Inspiration

3. Search Google for Magazine Cover design and find two designs that you can use for inspiration pieces for your designs. Copy and paste these designs into your Doc.

Friday 2/17
Portfolio

Open your Wix portfolio site and then read over the agenda. 

Wednesday 2/15-Thursday 2/16
Prepare for Critique

1. Create a new doc in your Critique folder and title it lastName_Mag. Layout.

2. Copy and paste the critique doc.

3. Open your files and prepare them for the critique.

Tuesday 2/14
Do-Now 

Read over the agenda.

Friday 2/10
Wix Portfolio URL

1. Open up your portfolio sites.

2. Complete this portfolio form to submit your website’s URL address.

Wednesday 2/8-Thursday 2/9
Graphic Elements

What graphical elements are you using or can you use in your design? These refer to shapes, bars, strokes, or any other elements you add to your design.

Tuesday 2/7
Typography

How are you using typography in your design successfully?

Monday 2/6
Sketches

Take a picture of both of your sketches using your phone or PhotoBooth on your computer. Save your pictures to your Misc. folder. 

Wednesday 2/1-Thursday 2/2

Project Objective

Create a new Doc inside your Magazine folder and title the Doc  lastName_MagObjective. Referring to our class CLO, what is your overall objective for this project? You need to write why this objective is important and how you will reach it. Start with...

 

My objective is...

 

Student Exemplar:

"My objective is to learn how to use the pen tool accurately so I can cleanly clip out my images for the pop art project and for other projects this year. I plan on reaching this by taking my time and zooming in to create accurate paths."

 

Bad Student Example:

"My goal is to complete this well and to turn the project in on time to get a good grade."

Tuesday 1/31

Inspiration

1. Select a magazine from the magazine rack at the front. (2 mins)

2. Find a spread or page layout design that you like. You could either like the entire layout or maybe just elements from it. (6 mins)

3. We will then share out. (3 mins)

Monday 1/30

Prepare For Notes

1. Create a new folder in your Final folder and name it Magazine.

2. Inside this folder, create a new Google Doc and name it Magazine Notes.

Friday 1/27

Prepare For Notes

1. Create a new Doc in your Misc. and title it Design Elements

2. Define what the following design elements are:

- Asymmetrical Balance ~

- Symmetrical Balance ~

- Flow ~

- White Space ~

Wednesday 1/25-Thursday 1/26

Download Files

Download the following files to prepare for your InDesign refresher.  

 

Download:

InDesign Tutorial Files

Tuesday 1/24

Objective

1. Review your Critique grades.

2.Open your objective for this project.

3. Write Reflection below your objective.

4. Reflect on your design. Do you think you reached your objective, yes or no and why?

Monday 1/23

Prepare for Critique

1. Create a new Doc in your Critique folder and title it lastName_Citywide.

2. Copy and paste the Rubric Form into your doc.

3. Open your designs and prepare them on your screens for our critique today.

Friday 1/20

Today’s Goal

What is your goal for your design today? Fully explain what your goal will be and how you will reach it.

High Level Example:

By the end of the class I want to have clipped out the lady and apply masks to her hair to remove the background. I will use a tutorial from our class’s website.

 

Bad Example:

I want to have the image cutout by the end of class.

Wednesday 1/18-Thursday 1/19

BOE

You will fill out a reflection for your BOE before you start working today.

Tuesday 1/17

Your Sketch

Take a photo with your phone or the computer's Photo Booth of your sketch and brainstorming. Email the photos to yourself and save them in your Citywide folder titled Sketch Citywide and Brainstorming Citywide.

Friday 1/13

Project Objective

What is your objective for this project? Review what our class’s objective is and think about what you what to do with this project. Start with…

 

My objective is…

 

Write enough sentences to answer the question. Create a new Doc in your Citywide folder and title it Citywide Objective.

Wednesday 1/11-Thursday 1/12

Folder

Create a new folder in your Final and title it CityWide.

Design Elements

Explain what the following design elements are:

1. Asymmetrical Balance:

2. Symmetrical Balance:

3. Flow:

4. White Space:

 

Monday 1/9

DoNow

You do not need to be logged into your computer yet. Wait until Mr. Wiant tells you

it is time to log in.

 

Friday 12/16

Class Feedback

1. You need to take this class survey for this semester. Please answer honestly so Mr. Wiant can continue to improve this class and pathway. 

Class Feedback Survey

2. Create a new doc in your Critique folder and title it Typo Portrait Critique.

3. Write a sentence or two about what you need the most help with or you want feedback on.

Wednesday 12/14-Thursday 12/15

Do-Now

Read over the agenda.

 

Tuesday 12/13

Rubric

Save the rubric correctly in your Grade folder.

 

Monday 12/12

Animal Type Reflection

You will write a reflection on your previous design today. Follow the directions below.

 

1. Create a new doc in your Critique folder and title it Animal type Reflection.

2. Copy the reflection form and paste it into your new doc.

3. Write your first and last name at the top of your doc.

4. Open your design and take a minute to think about what worked well and what struggles you had with your design. We will go over the directions for the reflection before you start the reflection.

Friday 12/9

Folder Creation

1. Create a new folder in your Final and title it Typo Portrait

2. Create a new Doc inside this folder and title it Typo Portrait Brainstorming.

3. Copy the brainstorming doc and paste it into this new doc.

Wednesday 12/7-Thursday 12/8

Prepare for Movie

1. Create a new folder in Final and title it Helvetica Movie.

2. Open the doc below and copy and paste the text into your own doc titled Helvetica Movie Questions.

Movie Questions

3. Put your doc into the Helvetica Movie folder.

Tuesday 12/6

Do-Now

Read over the agenda. 

 

Monday 12/5

Prepare for Critique (8 mins to complete)

1. Create a new Doc in your Critique folder and title it Animal Type Critique.

2. At the top, write one question or area of your design that you are struggling with.

 

Friday 12/2

Rubric

Save your project rubric correctly following the directions on the Project Page.​

Wednesday 11/30

Project Objective

1. Inside your Animal Type folder create a new Doc and title it Animal Objective.

2. Referring to our CLO, what is your overall objective for this project and how will you reach that objective? Write an objective in complete sentences, using correct grammar and enough sentences to answer the question.

 

Good Example:

My objective for this project is to use typography successfully by learning how to effectively warp the text to create my monster’s mouth and teeth.

 

Bad Example:

My goal is to turn this project in on time so I can pass the class.

Tuesday 11/29

Folder Creation

Create a new folder in your Final and title it Animal Type.

 

Monday 11/28

Logos

Open up your AI final Ligature Logo file from your Drive. 

Friday 11/18

Website Portfolio

Open up your portfolio websites and wait for us to get started.

Wednesday 11/16-Thursday 11/17

CareerExpo

We will need help with the CareerExpo, whether it is helping to direct visitors, setting up or presenting your design work. Please complete this survey.

 

Tuesday 11/15

Do-Now

Read over the agenda.

 

Monday 11/14

Prepare For Critique

1. Create a new Doc in your Critique folder and title it Google Critique.

2. Open the link Google Critique form, copy the content and paste it into your Google Critique form.

3. Write your first and last name at the top of your Google Critique form.

Friday 11/11

Your Theme

How does your theme represent the future? Be prepared to share.

 

Thursday 11/10

Do Now

Read over the agenda.

 

Monday 11/7

Portfolio Rubric 2

1. Create a new Doc in your Final>Portfolio folder and title it Portfolio 2 Rubric.

2. Copy your website URL and paste it into the top of your Doc.

3. Copy the Project Rubric

Thursday 11/3

Google Video

We are going to watch a short video about the design process and then you will get started today.

Tuesday 11/1

Doodle Videos

We are going to watch a short videos about Google Doodles before you get started today.

 

Monday 10/31

New Folder & Inspiration

1. Create a new folder in your Final folder and title it Google Doodle.

2. Create a new Doc inside this folder and title it Brainstorming.

3. Google “Google Doodle” and search images. Find a design that you like and copy/paste it into your new doc. Be prepared to share.

Tuesday 10/25

BOE Day

We will take care of these tasks before going over our agenda today.

1. BOE Reflections Completed

      - Current Grade

      - Reflection

2. CreativeConnect Shirts!

Monday 10/24
Rubric

Make sure your project rubric is correctly completed and saved into your Grade folder.

Friday 10/21
Copy Rubric & Prepare for Critique (10 mins to complete)

1. Create a new Doc in your Critique folder and title it Halloween Typography Critique

2. Copy the critique form for this project, paste it into your new doc, and leave the document open.

3. Open your AI file.

Wednesday 10/19 - Thursday 10/20

Do-Now

Look over the agenda.

Tuesday 10/18

Website Portfolio

1. Open up your portfolio websites and wait for us to get started.

2. You do not need to type the answer for this question:

        Why are you designing a portfolio website?

Monday 10/17

What have you learned?

It is always important to think about things you have learned on projects so you can grow and improve as a designer and student. This not only helps you to do the best you can in graphic design, but also allows you to do the best you can in school. Answer the following question below:

What is something you have learned from working on this typography project so far that may help another designer in the class?

Be prepared to share. 

Friday 10/14

Do-Now

Read over the agenda.

 

Wednesday 10/12-Thursday 10/13

Typography

What is the name of the font you are using for your design and why does this font work well for your monster? Use correct grammar and design vocabulary when explaining your answer.

 

 

Tuesday 10/11

Color

How can you use color successfully to create a more impactful design for this project? Answer in complete sentences and check your grammar.

 

Monday 10/10

Project Design Objective

Project Objective

1. Create a new folder in your Final and title it Monster.

2. Inside your Monster folder create a new Doc and title it Monster Objective.

3. Referring to our CLO, what is your overall design objective for this project and how will you reach that objective? Write an objective in complete sentences, using correct grammar and enough sentences to answer the question.

 

Good Example:

My design objective for this project is to use typography successfully by learning how to effectively warp the text to create my monster’s mouth and teeth.

 

Bad Example:

My goal is to turn this project in on time so I can pass the class.

Friday 10/7

Folder Creation

Create a new folder in your Final and title it Monster.

 

Wednesday 10/5-Thursday 10/6

Wix Portfolio

Open up your portfolio sites and read over the agenda.

 

 

Tuesday 10/4

Review Directions

Go to the Project page and review the turn-in directions for this project and save your Rubric following the directions.

 

Monday 10/3

Prepare For Critique
  1. Create a new Doc in your Critique folder and title it Ligature_Critique.

  2. Open our Project Rubric and copy and paste the rubric into this doc. Make sure to put your name and period at the top.

  3. Open your logos and wait for us to go over the agenda.

Friday 9/30

Your Progress

Are you happy with your logos so far? Answer yes or no and explain why you are happy or what you can do to improve your logos. Be honest with yourself so you can continue to grow as a designer.

 

Wednesday 9/28-Thursday 9/29

Prepare for Quiz

Close all windows and programs except for a Chrome window.

 

Tuesday 9/27

Typography Question

Answer the following questions:

  1. What is the difference between kerning and tracking?

  2. What is a descender?

Monday 9/26
Ligature Techniques

Answer the question below and be prepare to share out after.

  1. Review the slides from last class and think about one technique  that you want to try with your logos.

  2. Write 2-3 sentences explaining what technique you want to try and why.

Friday 9/23
What type of fonts?

Complete the following font type review to prepare for our upcoming quiz.


What type of font am I?

Wednesday 9/21-Thursday 9/22

New Folder

Create a new folder in your Final and title it Ligature Logo and wait for us to get started.

Tuesday 9/20

Your Portfolio Theme
  1. Create a new folder in your Final and title it Portfolio.

  2. Create a new doc in this folder and title it lastName_Portfolio1.

  3. Wait to Complete - Copy and paste your website’s URL at the top.

  4. Wait to Complete - Answer the following question:

  • What key design elements (colors, fonts, layout, etc.) do you like about the theme you have selected?

  • Why does this theme work well for your own portfolio?


There is a personal reason why you selected this theme. Express what this is when answering these questions.

 

 

Monday 9/19

Open Website

Go back to Wix and login so we can get started with our designs.

 

 

Friday 9/16

Contact Form

Fill out the parent contact form below.


Contact Form

Wednesday 9/14-Thursday 9/15

Prepare for Class Critique

1. Open up both of your designs side by side to prepare for our critique today.

2. Create a new Doc saved in your Critique folder and title it Quote Critique. 

3. What advice or help you need for both of your designs? Write at least two sentences for both designs to answer this question. Make sure to write complete sentences and give a full explenation of what you are looking on help with. 

 

 

 

Tuesday 9/13

Rubric

Follow the directions on the Projects Page to save your rubric correctly. 

 

 

Monday 9/12

Typography Terms

Answer the following questions:

1. What is typography?

2. What is a descender?

 

Friday 9/9

Do-Now

Read over the Agenda and then get started.

Wednesday 9/7-Thursday 9/8

Typography Terms

Explain what each of the follow terms are:

Leading -

Kerning -

Tracking -


Look back at your typography notes if you are unsure.

 

 

Tuesday 9/6

New Folder

Create a new folder in your Final and title it Stylized Quote.

 

 

Friday 9/2

Prepare For Notes & Project

Create a new Doc and title it “Typography Notes” and save it in your Misc. folder.

Wednesday 8/31-Thursday 9/1

Do-Now

Read over the Agenda page and open up your projects.

 

 

 

Tuesdsay 8/30

Rubric

Review the turn-in directions on the Project page and make sure you have saved your rubric correctly and you have created the correct folder in your Final folder.

 

 

Monday 8/29

Do-Now

Review the agenda before you get started today.

 

 

 

Friday 8/26

Your Year Goal

Set a goal for yourself in this class for this year. What is your main goal that you want to achieve or learn this year?

 

Make sure this is saved in your Do-Now folder and titled lastName_date.

 

 

Wednesday 8/24-Thursday 8/25

Google Drive

Time to setup our Drives!

1. Create a new folder titled, Period 5 or 6 LastName, FirstName

2. Share the folder with me

3. Inside the folder create subfolders titled

    - Final

    - Grade

    - Critique

    - Misc

    - Do-Now

 

 

Tuesday 8/23

Warm-up Cropping Exercise

Download the following file and open it in Photoshop. Wait for us to go over this before getting started.

 

Warm-up Exercise

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