December 15, 2014

Day 32 – Graphic Communications Day 7

Today, we are finishing printing your shirts and taking a class photo.

If you still need to get past work done use the extra time if you have any to get caught up on your missing work. You should have all activities projects completed with Graphics Communication Module 1-5 and their questions that go with the Depco Studio. Check your grades.

Once all  your work is completed and turned in to the folder to be graded, you are to type an email to me about our Longfellow News. Tell me:

  • your suggestions you would like to see us add to the show
  • comments on what you like about your show
  • what we can improve with our show to you as our viewer.

Your input is very important that I will share with the news crew. 10 pts.

Graphics Communication Post-Test

We will be finishing this module today and will be taking the post-test to show all that you learned. Make sure you do your best. Read each question carefully and select the best answer. Show me that you have learned and understand all that we covered in this module.

December 12, 2014

Day 31 – Graphic Communications Day 7

DO NOT UNPLUG the HEADSETS

Did you turn in your questions and answers for this module to the folder? Most of you did not and now have Zeros/Missing in the Gradebook

Today, we are printing your shirts. Make sure your design is approved before you send it to me in an email. Instructions on how to send your design is below.  All shirts must be emailed to me to printed.

  • Make sure you have saved your shirt design as a .psd file in your personal folder.
  • Log into your school Gmail account
  • Click on Compose button
  • To: dhansen@lorainschools.org
  • Subject: T-shirt hansen 3rd period
  • Message: Please print out my t-shirt design Mrs. Hansen Thank You,
  • Attach your shirt design by clicking on the paper clip at the bottom and then navigate to where you saved your work. It should be in your personal folder. Select it click open and you will see the file attach to your email at the bottom.

If you still need to get past work done use the extra time if you have any to get caught up on your missing work. Check your grades.

Once all  your work is completed and turned in to the folder to be graded, you are to type an email to me about our Longfellow News. Tell me:

  • your suggestions you would like to see us add to the show
  • comments on what you like about your show
  • what we can improve with our show to you as our viewer.

Your input is very important that I will share with the news crew. 10 pts.

December 11, 2014

Day 30 – Graphic Communications Day 7

DO NOT UNPLUG the HEADSETS

Did you turn in your questions and answers for this module to the folder? Most of you did not and now have Zeros/Missing in the Gradebook

Today, we are printing your shirts. Make sure your design is approved before you send it to me in an email. Instructions on how to send your design is below.  All shirts must be emailed to me to printed.

  • Make sure you have saved your shirt design as a .psd file in your personal folder.
  • Log into your school Gmail account
  • Click on Compose button
  • To: dhansen@lorainschools.org
  • Subject: T-shirt hansen 3rd period
  • Message: Please print out my t-shirt design Mrs. Hansen Thank You,
  • Attach your shirt design by clicking on the paper clip at the bottom and then navigate to where you saved your work. It should be in your personal folder. Select it click open and you will see the file attach to your email at the bottom.

If you still need to get past work done use the extra time if you have any to get caught up on your missing work. Check your grades.

Once all  your work is completed and turned in to the folder to be graded, you are to type an email to me about our Longfellow News. Tell me:

  • your suggestions you would like to see us add to the show
  • comments on what you like about your show
  • what we can improve with our show to you as our viewer.

Your input is very important that I will share with the news crew. 10 pts.

December 10, 2014

Day 29 – Graphic Communications Day 7

DO NOT UNPLUG the HEADSETS

Did you turn in your questions and answers for this module to the folder? Most of you did not and now have Zeros/Missing in the Gradebook

Today, finish working on your shirts to be printed on Thursday. Make sure your design is approved before you send it.  All shirts must be emailed to me to printed.

  • Log into your school Gmail account
  • Click on Compose button
  • To: dhansen@lorainschools.org
  • Subject: T-shirt hansen 3rd period
  • Message: Please print out my t-shirt design Mrs. Hansen Thank You,
  • Attach your shirt design by clicking on the paper clip at the bottom and then navigate to where you saved your work. Select it click open and you will see the file attach to your email at the bottom.

If you still need to get past work done use the extra time if you have any to get caught up on your missing work. Check your grades.

Remember the following:

  1. Be creative try the different effects, filters and styles along with layering.
  2. No copyright art work permitted make it your own.
  3. Keep in mind the amount of ink you are using in your design.
  4. Is it appropriate? Would you be proud to wear it around school?

Rubric for your T-shirt design worth 30 pts.:

  • Creativity and quality of your design, is it your own design?
  • Can you read and understand the message of your shirt?
  • Did you use any of these tools; lasso, crop, marquee, clone, feathering, or drawing?
  • Did you apply your own colors or modifications to your design?
  • Did you use any effects, filters, styles?
  • Did you use layering techniques with your design?
  • Did you need to reverse the image and text so that it will print correctly.
  • Must have at least 3 layers in your design

Wednesday will be Shirt Making day make sure your design is sent to Mrs. Hansen’s email in to be printed!

Due to be graded:

  • Questions and Answers for each activity 1-5 worth 20 pts
  • Completed Activities 1-6 and their Projects
  • T-Shirt is to be finished by Tuesday

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I am able to use the program Photoshop to edit photos and graphics.
  • I understand the tools needed to make changes in photos and graphics with this program.
  • I am able to create a unique shirt design that I am very proud of and can not wait to wear.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook (in your Personal Folder)
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

December 9, 2014

Day 28 – Graphic Communications Day 6

DO NOT UNPLUG the HEADSETS

Did you turn in your questions and answers for this module to the folder? Most of you did not and now have Zeros/Missing in the Gradebook

Today, finish working on your shirts to be printed on Thursday.  All shirts must be emailed to me to printed.

Remember the following:

  1. Be creative try the different effects, filters and styles along with layering.
  2. No copyright art work permitted make it your own.
  3. Keep in mind the amount of ink you are using in your design.
  4. Is it appropriate? Would you be proud to wear it around school?

Rubric for your T-shirt design worth 30 pts.:

  • Creativity and quality of your design, is it your own design?
  • Can you read and understand the message of your shirt?
  • Did you use any of these tools; lasso, crop, marquee, clone, feathering, or drawing?
  • Did you apply your own colors or modifications to your design?
  • Did you use any effects, filters, styles?
  • Did you use layering techniques with your design?
  • Did you need to reverse the image and text so that it will print correctly.
  • Must have at least 3 layers in your design

Wednesday will be Shirt Making day make sure your design is sent to Mrs. Hansen’s email in to be printed!

Due to be graded:

  • Questions and Answers for each activity 1-5 worth 20 pts
  • Completed Activities 1-6 and their Projects
  • T-Shirt is to be finished by Tuesday

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I am able to use the program Photoshop to edit photos and graphics.
  • I understand the tools needed to make changes in photos and graphics with this program.
  • I am able to create a unique shirt design that I am very proud of and can not wait to wear.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook (in your Personal Folder)
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

December 8, 2014

Day 27 – Graphic Communications Day 6

DO NOT UNPLUG the HEADSETS

Did you turn in your questions and answers for this module to the folder? Most of you did not and now have Zeros/Missing in the Gradebook

Today, you must have all 5 Depco Studio Activities finished and turned into the folder for me to grade. You need to have the Activities done as well 2-5 (text) so used today to get this finished. On Monday we will begin to work on our T-Shirt designs.

Remember the following:

  1. Be creative try the different effects, filters and styles along with layering.
  2. No copyright art work permitted make it your own.
  3. Keep in mind the amount of ink you are using in your design.
  4. Is it appropriate? Would you be proud to wear it around school?

Rubric for your T-shirt design worth 30 pts.:

  • Creativity and quality of your design, is it your own design?
  • Can you read and understand the message of your shirt?
  • Did you use any of these tools; lasso, crop, marquee, clone, feathering, or drawing?
  • Did you apply your own colors or modifications to your design?
  • Did you use any effects, filters, styles?
  • Did you use layering techniques with your design?
  • Did you need to reverse the image and text so that it will print correctly.
  • Must have at least 3 layers in your design

Wednesday will be Shirt Making day make sure your design is sent to Mrs. Hansen’s email in to be printed!

Due to be graded:

  • Questions and Answers for each activity 1-5 worth 20 pts
  • Completed Activities 1-6 and their Projects
  • T-Shirt is to be finished by Tuesday

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I am able to use the program Photoshop to edit photos and graphics.
  • I understand the tools needed to make changes in photos and graphics with this program.
  • I am able to create a unique shirt design that I am very proud of and can not wait to wear.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook (in your Personal Folder)
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

December 5, 2014

Day 26 – Graphic Communications Day 6

DO NOT UNPLUG the HEADSETS

Did you turn in your questions and answers for this module to the folder?

Today, you must have all 5 Depco Studio Activities finished and turned into the folder for me to grade. You need to have the Activities done as well 2-5 (text) so used today to get this finished. On Monday we will begin to work on our T-Shirt designs.

Remember the following:

  1. Be creative try the different effects, filters and styles along with layering.
  2. No copyright art work permitted make it your own.
  3. Keep in mind the amount of ink you are using in your design.
  4. Is it appropriate? Would you be proud to wear it around school?

Rubric for your T-shirt design worth 30 pts.:

  • Creativity and quality of your design, is it your own design?
  • Can you read and understand the message of your shirt?
  • Did you use any of these tools; lasso, crop, marquee, clone, feathering, or drawing?
  • Did you apply your own colors or modifications to your design?
  • Did you use any effects, filters, styles?
  • Did you use layering techniques with your design?
  • Did you need to reverse the image and text so that it will print correctly.
  • Must have at least 3 layers in your design

Wednesday will be Shirt Making day make sure your design is sent to Mrs. Hansen’s email in to be printed!

Due to be graded:

  • Questions and Answers for each activity 1-5 worth 20 pts
  • Completed Activities 1-6 and their Projects
  • T-Shirt is to be finished by Tuesday

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I am able to use the program Photoshop to edit photos and graphics.
  • I understand the tools needed to make changes in photos and graphics with this program.
  • I am able to create a unique shirt design that I am very proud of and can not wait to wear.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook (in your Personal Folder)
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

December 4, 2014

Day 25 – Graphic Communications Day 6

DO NOT UNPLUG the HEADSETS

Did you turn in your questions and answers for this module to the folder?

Today, you should be finishing up Activity 5 your T-Shirt Graphic Design and Printing your design with completing Activity 6.

Remember the following:

  1. Be creative try the different effects, filters and styles along with layering.
  2. No copyright art work permitted make it your own.
  3. Keep in mind the amount of ink you are using in your design.
  4. Is it appropriate? Would you be proud to wear it around school?

Rubric for your T-shirt design worth 30 pts.:

  • Creativity and quality of your design, is it your own design?
  • Can you read and understand the message of your shirt?
  • Did you use any of these tools; lasso, crop, marquee, clone, feathering, or drawing?
  • Did you apply your own colors or modifications to your design?
  • Did you use any effects, filters, styles?
  • Did you use layering techniques with your design?
  • Did you need to reverse the image and text so that it will print correctly.

Now it is time to print your design. Log into Depco Studio and listen to Activity 6 Printing so that you have an understanding on printing your design.

To print your design you will need to email your design to me as an attachment so that we can print it out together. 

Thursday and Monday will be Shirt Making day make sure your design is sent in to be printed!

Due to be graded:

  • Questions and Answers for each activity 1-5 worth 20 pts
  • Completed Activities 1-6 and their Projects
  • T-Shirt is to be finished by Monday

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I am able to use the program Photoshop to edit photos and graphics.
  • I understand the tools needed to make changes in photos and graphics with this program.
  • I am able to create a unique shirt design that I am very proud of and can not wait to wear.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook (in your Personal Folder)
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

December 3, 2014

Day 24 – Graphic Communications Day 5.5

DO NOT UNPLUG the HEADSETS

Today, you would be finishing up Activity 5  with designing your T-Shirt. I will demonstrate a few option to explore with the text activity and review a few ways to move objects.

This is your test of this module so make sure you use the skills you learned over the past days in the module.

Remember the following:

  1. Be creative try the different effects, filters and styles along with layering.
    1. You must have layering of objects
    2. Added a filter or effect
    3. Have text included
    4. Used the marquee tool to lasso/copy/paste an object
  2. No copyright art work permitted make it your own.
  3. Keep in mind the amount of ink you are using in your design.
  4. Is it appropriate? Would you be proud to wear it around school?

Rubric for your T-shirt design worth 30 pts.:

  • Creativity and quality of your design, is it your own design?
  • Can you read and understand the message of your shirt?
  • Did you use any of these tools; lasso, crop, marquee, clone, feathering, or drawing?
  • Did you apply your own colors or modifications to your design?
  • Did you use any effects, filters, styles?
  • Did you use layering techniques with your design?

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • Edit text within text layers.
  • Create and format text using the digital imaging program.
  • Manipulate the text using the Warp tool.
  • Create unique text using the Effects and Style tools.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

December 2, 2014

Day 23 – Graphic Communications Day 5

Today you will be learning how to create unique text effects using Adobe Photoshop.

Housekeeping:

  • Do Not UNPLUG the headsets. You are not to use your own. The headsets supplied are high quality and you have cleaning supplies provided for you.
  • You should have all Four Activity Projects done at this point if not make sure they are finished before continuing. It is important that you have completed these so you have an understanding on how to create your T-shirt design.

Materials Needed:

  • Your class folder with paper (you were to supply this with lined paper)
  • Pencil or pen
  • Student Handbook- Graphic Communications (green)
  • Depco Studio
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

Activity for the day: 

Log into Depco Studio proceed to Activity 5 Text Effects, watch the short video segments. Listen carefully! Log into Depco Studio, find the answer to the following question add this to Activity 4 questions

  • Activity 5 Photoshop Text Effects
    1. The three factors that determine file size are _____.

Start and complete Activity 5 project, follow the Student Handbook to complete the project activity 5 once you listen to the video clips.

Here is a sample of Activity 5 project:

Text Effects and Filters

Text Effects and Filters

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • Edit text within text layers.
  • Create and format text using the digital imaging program.
  • Manipulate the text using the Warp tool.
  • Create unique text using the Effects and Style tools.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave