September 17, 2014

Day 20 – Graphic Communications Day 5.5

DO NOT UNPLUG the HEADSETS

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

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?

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

September 16, 2014

Day 19 – Graphic Communications Day 5

Today you will be learning how to create unique text effects using Adobe Photoshop. Then start designing your T-Shirt. You are to use graphics for this design no photos will be allowed.

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.
  • Check your grades all grades should be up to date.

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: Activity 5 Photoshop Advance Manipulation II

Log into Depco Studio proceed to Activity 5 Text Effects, watch the short video segments. Listen carefully! Log into Depco Studio

Start and complete Activity 5 the Graphics Communication Module. Follow the Student Handbook to complete the project in activity one once you listen to the video clips.

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

September 15, 2014

Day 18 – Graphic Communications Day 4

Today you will be learning more about using Adobe Photoshop manipulation techniques.

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:

Write these questions in your folder and find the answers to the questions in the video clips that are provided in Depco Studio at the beginning of the activity for the day. Listen carefully! Log into Depco Studio

  • Activity 4 Photoshop Advance Manipulation II
    1. Explain what are filters and why are they used with photo manipulation.
    2. What is feathering?

Start and complete Activity 4 the Graphics Communication Module. Follow the Student Handbook to complete the project in activity one once you listen to the video clips.

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

  • Perform advanced photo manipulation techniques to change an image.
  • Adjust the levels of an image so they represent the original photograph more accurately.
  • Enhance images with built-in filters from Photoshop.
  • Manipulate the edges of an image.

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

September 12, 2014

Day 17 – Graphic Communications Day 3

Today you will be learning more about using Adobe Photoshop manipulation techniques.

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:

Write these questions in your folder and find the answers to the questions in the video clips that are provided in Depco Studio at the beginning of the activity for the day. Listen carefully! Log into Depco Studio

  • Activity 3 Photoshop Manipulation I
    1. List at least two ways color can be manipulated in a photo.
    2. Explain what are the different photo editing tools?

Start and complete Activity 3 the Graphics Communication Module. Follow the Student Handbook to complete the project in activity one once you listen to the video clips.

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

  • Select individual elements of an image using several different selection tools.
  • Isolate and duplicate an element of an image.
  • Copy and paste different elements of an image to a new location.
  • Implement the use of the feather technique and the clone stamp.
  • Change a color image to a grayscale image.

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

September 11, 2014

Day 16 – Graphic Communications Day 2

Today you will be learning more about using Adobe Photoshop Shapes.

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:

Write these questions in your folder and find the answers to the questions in the video clips that are provided in Depco Studio at the beginning of the activity for the day. Listen carefully! Log into Depco Studio

  • Activity 2 Photoshop Shapes
    1. Explain the difference between vector graphics and raster graphics
    2. What are the different enhancements you can do to photos?

Start and complete Activity 2 the Graphics Communication Module. Follow the Student Handbook to complete the project in activity one once you listen to the video clips.

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

  • Create multiple shapes in one layer.
  • Explain the use of layers in Photoshop.
  • Create and edit shapes in Photoshop.
  • Create custom shapes.

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

September 10, 2014

Day 15 – Graphic Communications Day 1

Today we will be starting the second module, Graphic Communications:

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:

Write the following questions in your folder. Find these definitions and answers to the questions in the video clips that are provided at the beginning of the activity for the day. Listen carefully! Log into Depco Studio

  • Activity 1 Introduction
    1. Digital Design is ….. ?
    2. What is a pixel?
    3. Explain screen resolution.
    4. PPI what does this stand for?

Start and complete Activity 1 the Graphics Communication Module. Follow the Student Handbook to complete the project in activity one once you listen to the video clips.

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

  • After successfully completing Activity 1, you will be able to say I can:
    • Open a new document in Photoshop Elements.
    • Identify important dates in digital imaging history.
    • Change the user interface by hiding the panels and tools. 
    • Zoom in and out on an image.

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

 

September 8, 2014

Rearranging Day!

Today you will be needing to do the following:

  • Find a new seat
  • Move your files in your Google Drive
    • Go to your old seat
    • Upload your three files you created in Publisher to your Google Drive
  • Make sure your teacher has seen all the items listed on Friday that were due
  • Print Activity #3 if you wanted
  • Turn in any missing work

Tomorrow, we will be starting a new module, Graphics Communications you will need  your washed white T-Shirt in 5 days.

September 3-5, 2014

Days 10-12 Students are to finish Business Management  Activities 1-3 in the Depco Studio and in Microsoft Publisher.

Depco Studio Business Management

  • Activity 1 – definitions
  • Activity 2 – questions
  • Activity 3 – questions

Microsoft Publisher

  • #1 – Four Text Boxes
  • #2 – WordArt and Shapes
  • #3 – Listing Post Card

Are all turned into the folder to be graded or have you shown you teacher to be graded?

September 2, 2014

Day 9 – Business Management Day 4

We need to get caught up most of you are still on Day 1 project, a few are on Day 2 project. Note the day you are suppose to be on above.

Housekeeping Items Need to be Addressed:

  • All graded papers are being passed back today if you are absent they will be held in the folder for you to get when you arrive back to class.
  • Check your grades see what you have missing and get that turned in. Check to see if the correct grades are entered. All grades are up to date.
  • Make sure you have shown your instructor once you have completed the projects in the student handbooks.
  • Did you complete your email from the first day of class, if not check back on Aug 25th to see what was expected in your email to the instructor?
  • Have you had your Class Procedures signed and turned in?
  • Have you shown your instructor your definitions/questions to receive a grade for your work?

Once you have check the above list continue in the Business Management module where you left off. Go back to the day where you need to continue. We only have two more days in this module.