Finishing 19_Monopolocke


Objective:  Students will add background images and modify text in their monopoly games.

Agenda:

  1. Typing Practice
  2. Finish from Yesterday:
    1. Change the text on your Monopoly Game (10 minutes)
    2. Add a Background Picture
  3. Modelling:Bringing in Smaller Photos (5-10 minutes)
    1. Create the New Layer GROUP between BASE and TOP groups
    2. Use the move tool with AUTO SELECT (set to Layer) – To find other layers or go back to previous works
  4. Work Time
    1. Class Dojo to monitor Awesomeness
  5. Finished?  Save it as a Jpeg and Post it to each teammate’s WordPress.  Note: the file size is very large, so reduce the quality to 2.  Also save a copy as a photoshop file.
  6. Project Update and Reflection
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Working from Templates


Objective:  Students will use templates that combine text and image layers in photoshop to create their own Starbucks cards and monopoly board games.

Agenda:

    1. Typing Practice
    2. 19_How to Work from a Template – Starbucks Cards
      1. You will need this file
      2. Choose an artist/song combination that you think other people should be exposed to.
      3. Use the text tool to EDIT the existing text to change the artist name and track title
      4. Use Google Images to replace the image with a photo of your artist.
      5. Save the image as a JPEG and post it to WordPress:
        1. Title {C3 – Starbucks Template}
        2. Upload the image as a JPEG
        3. Credit Line:  ArtistName/ProjectName/DateCreated/Program Used/Location
        4. Caption:  Tell me about this song.  Why did you choose it?  Why should other people listen to it?  — 4-5 sentences.
        5. Publish the Post
    3. Self Assess Your Professional Skills!
      1. Handout
    4. 19_Monopolocke – Group Project – Form your group, complete the form below then get started!
      1. This holiday season you have been hired to design the newest version of Monopoly.  Working in a team of 3 and using the monopoly template, create your own version of the popular board game.  Save your work in progress as a photoshop file.  Change the names of ALL locations and add images to the game to represent your theme.  Note: This example is incomplete as as not all places were assigned images.
      2. Work Flow for Today  (Make sure to save often as these files are big and WILL crash from time to time)
        1. Select Your Theme
        2. Change the Text (all of them, or until you run out of ideas)
        3. THEN add the images (that is the trickiest part)

Wednesday 11/21/2012


Objective:  Students will incorporate the influences of capitalism and pop culture into a hand drawn drawing when provided with a template for drawing.

Agenda:

  1. Typing Practice (5-10 minutes)
  2. New Blog Post – {What I am Thankful For}
    1. 5-minute FreeWrite
    2. Add an image to the post
    3. Publish the post
  3. Polls Everywhere – Professional Graphic Designers
  4. Mini-Presentations –
    1. LogoQuiz
    2. More Information Graphic Design Work in today’s Economy
  5. Preview Homework – Then Complete this Form

Intro To Unit 5 and PhotoMontages (Continued)


Objective: Students will apply elements of design (such as Shape and Space) to create a photomontage using images found from Google images.

(Std. VAPA 9-12 2.6 Present a universal concept in a multimedia work of art that demonstrates knowledge of technology skills.

Agenda:

    1. Typing practice
    2. We do – Continue on the Hawaii File add essential layer effects such as drop shadows to ps6iab4Model- combine two photos together,  Bring in a third flower for the top left corner from google images. And add text to the page.
      1. Shape
      2. Form
      3. Space
      4. Blending Options
    3. Time to get Caught Up – Complete this form, then make sure all of the following are finished!
      1. Pixelated Project (P6)
      2. Combining two Photos (C1)
      3. Adding the words below to the glossary
    4. Post {P6-Pixelated Final)
      1. Upload your combination of all your Pixelated Images as a JPEG
      2. Provide a Credit Line: ArtistName/ProjectName/DateCreated/Program Used/Location
      3. Caption: Explain your theme, what each picture is and how it connects to your project.
    5. Combining Photos

Practice Round – Combining Two Photos – Place Bart onto a different background!

    1. Simpsons File
    1. Assignment 18 – Combining Two Photos
    1. Follow the Instructions above, When Finished, Post both yours and the bart simpson image to WordPress in the following format:
      1. Title: C1_PhotoMontage
      2. Insert your PhotoMontages (the one using your two photos and the one containing bart simpsons)
      3. For Your Caption, use the form to ART CRITIQUE YOUR OWN IMAGE and copy and paste your responses. (For part 2, pay special attention to space, shapes and forms in your images)
      4. Publish this post
  1. Update Your Glossary to include the terms below.
  2. Homework: finish pixelated hand drawn image (Due Wednesday!)
  3. If you are finished with everything, you may work on designing the new Locke sweatshirt, you may do a design in Photoshop or on customink.com, or draw one on paper.
  4. Or work on the bad turkey photoshop contest (note the official contest was from last year, but you can turn yours in through WordPress – Click here for details.

Glossary Update – Find the definition for these as they relate to Photoshop. (Exception for 2, 3 and 4, find their definition as they relate to art elements)

  1. Layer
  2. Shape
  3. Space
  4. Form
  5. Stroke
  6. Filter
  7. Flatten Image
  8. Merge
  9. Photo Montage

Next Class: Introduce my Ideal World mini-project

Intro To Unit 5 and PhotoMontages


Objective: Students will apply elements of design (such as Shape and Space) to create a photomontage using images found from Google images.

(Std. VAPA 9-12 2.6 Present a universal concept in a multimedia work of art that demonstrates knowledge of technology skills.

Agenda:

  1. Typing practice
  2. Post {P6-Pixelated Final)
    1. Upload your combination of all your Pixelated Images as a JPEG
    2. Provide a Credit Line: ArtistName/ProjectName/DateCreated/Program Used/Location
    3. Caption: Explain your theme, what each picture is and how it connects to your project.
  3. Introduce key layer vocabulary
  4. We do – Continue on the Hawaii File add essential layer effects such as drop shadows to ps6iab4Model- combine two photos together,  Bring in a third flower for the top left corner from google images.
    1. Shape
    2. Form
    3. Space
    4. Blending Options
  5. Practice Round – Combining Two Photos – Place Bart onto a different background!
    1. Simpsons File
  6. Assignment 18 – Combining Two Photos
    1. Follow the Instructions above, When Finished, Post both yours and the bart simpson image to WordPress in the following format:
      1. Title: C1_PhotoMontage
      2. Insert your PhotoMontage
      3. For Your Caption, use the form to ART CRITIQUE YOUR OWN IMAGE and copy and paste your responses. (For part 2, pay special attention to space, shapes and forms in your images)
      4. Publish this post
  7. Update Your Glossary to include the terms below.
  8. Homework: finish pixelated hand drawn image
  9. Use the remaining time to finish any missing assignments or old work (PIXELATED DUE TODAY!.

Glossary Update – Find the definition for these as they relate to Photoshop. (Exception for 2, 3 and 4, find their definition as they relate to art elements)

  1. Layer
  2. Shape
  3. Space
  4. Form
  5. Stroke
  6. Filter
  7. Flatten Image
  8. Merge
  9. Photo Montage

Tuesday/Wednesday Nov. 13-14th, 2012


Objective:

Students will combine their existing pixelated photoshop images into one collage using basic layer and photomontage tools.

Agenda:

  1. Typing practice
  2. Check in and work on pixelated images.
  3. Finalized Project will look something like this:
  4. Practice Together  – (Understand the layer order, Insert and Resize the beach picture UNDER THE RED FLOWER,  add a stroke around the image, then bring in the second flower and put it in the bottom right corner. – (Detailed Instructions on Page 90)
    1. You will need these files:
      1. 17_Hawaii_Name
      2. Beach Picture
      3. Flower Picture
    2. Save the File as C1_Hawaii_Name as a .PSD and we will CONTINUE WITH IT NEXT CLASS.
  5. We Do:  Begin Pixelated PhotoMontage – Title It P6_PixelatedFinal_Name
  6. Project Work Time: Finish your Pixelated project by combining all 5 images into one canvas, (When finished, save the file as a .jpg) then post {P6-Pixelated Final} with a credit line and caption explaining your theme, what each picture is and how it connects to your project.
    1. Don’t forget your Credit Line: ArtistName/ProjectName/DateCreated/Program Used/Location
    2. Combine all the images and give a background to create your desired collage image.
    3. This is also your time to work on Finishing any remaining pixelated images for your collection.
      1. Communicate – Whisper Quietly within your helicopter zone
      2. Help – Ask your neighbors or raise your hand for Mr. Levin – “I don’t quite understand how to____________”
      3. Activity – Combine all of your Pixelated images into one PhotoMontage
  7. Extra credit – tagxedo of upcoming vocabulary.
    1. Layer
    2. Shape
    3. Space
    4. Form
    5. Stroke
    6. Filter
    7. Flatten Image
    8. Merge
    9. Photo Montage
  8. Homework: Finish your hand drawn pixelated image.

Sorry I am not Here


Agenda:

  1. TypingPractice @ Typing Web.com
    1. If it is Wednesday, do a speed test then immediately complete the form below.
  2. Add the following 5 terms to your glossary page:
    1. Pixel, Resolution, DPI, Size, Pixeilated
    2. The Definitions can be found here.  (Note: You don’t need all of the terms, just the 5 above)
  3. Work on  your Pixelated Project  (Instructions Below):
    1. 5 Pixelated Images in Photoshop
    2. 1 Pixelated Image by hand (using the graph paper)
  4. Before you Leave, Complete this form


Instructions for 16_Pixelated

Steps for the Hand Drawn Version:

  • 1) Choose your Photo (follow steps 1-5 in photoshop)
  • 2) Outline the image in pencil
  • 3) Color in the squares.  Remember each square can only contain 1 color.

Instructions – Open Photoshop


1. Create a New Document

  • Name: 16_Pixelated#_Name
  • Preset: Custom
  • Size: Height 64 x Weight 64 pixels
  • Resolution: 8 pixels/inch (DPI)
  • Color Mode: CMYK

2. If you cannot see the Grid: View > Show > Grid
3. Adjust the Grid so that it is easy to count specific pixels.

  • Edit > Preferences > Guides, Grid & Slices
  • Set Grid to: Gridline: every 4 pixels
  • Subdivisions: 4

4. Copy an image from Google and Paste (Ctrl+V).  You should see layer 1 appear, however your image is way to big.  Press Ctrl+T to shrink the layer to fit in the little square canvas.

5. Zoom so the comfortable level with CTRL+

6. Choose the Pencil. If it is not on the tool bar, right click the brush tool to find more options.
7.  Pick a color by using the color picker, swatches bar or ALT+Clicking on part of the image

8. Plot each pixel color ON TO A NEW LAYER (Layer 2) 

9. Feel free to adjust and experiment at this point to make your work of art look just how you want it to. Ctrl-Z (Step Backward) is your friend.
Finished Early? Or Need A Break

  1. Homework for another class
  2. Read A book
  3. Draw in the books in the back (Things to draw/write)
  4. Math Practice at KHAN ACADEMY
  5. Typing GAMES
    or
  6. DESIGN A SENIOR/CLASS of 2013 SWEATSHIRT at http://www.customink.com

			

PIXELS Continuted


Objective: Student will understand the concept of a pixel and use the pencil brush tool to create a pixilated replica of a picture, and graph paper to create a hand-drawn version.

Agenda:

  1. Typing Practice (15 Minutes)
  2. Creating a pixelated image together:
    1. Pixelate mario –> Open the link then go to photoshop and create a new file.
    1. Showing the Grid
      1. 2.       If you cannot see Grid:  View > Show > Grid
      2. 3.       Adjust the Grid so that it is easy to count specific pixels.
      3. Edit > Preferences > Guides, Grid & Slices
        1. Set Grid to:      Gridline:  every 4 pixels
        2. Subdivisions:   4
    2. This image should have 3 layers
      1. Background – Blank
      2. Layer 1 – Image File
      3. Layer 2 – Your Drawing
  3. Create your own Pixelated Image in Photoshop (30 minutes)
  4. Creating a handrawn pixelated image. (15 minutes)
    1. Use your photoshopped image to align the squares with your graph paper and draw in accordingly.
    2. Remember: One Color/Square
  5. Starting 16_Pixelated2_Name
  • Instructions – Open Photoshop
    • 1.       Create a New Document
    • Name:                               16_Pixelated#_Name
    • Preset:              Custom
    • Size:                    Height 64 x  Weight 64 pixels
    • Resolution:      8 pixels/inch (DPI)
    • Color Mode:    CMYK
    • 2.       If you cannot see Grid:  View > Show > Grid
    • 3.       Adjust the Grid so that it is easy to count specific pixels.
    • Edit > Preferences > Guides, Grid & Slices
    • Set Grid to:      Gridline:            every 4 pixels
    •                             Subdivisions:   4
    • 4.       Pick a Color by clicking on Set Foreground Color and using the color picker.
    • 5.       Choose the Pencil.  If it is not on the tool bar, right click the brush tool to find more options.
    • 6.       Plot each pixel color as you have on your hand drawn version by using the left mouse button.
    • Feel free to adjust and experiment at this point to make your work of art look just how you want it to.  Ctrl-Z is your friend.

While Mr Levin is out:

  • Type for the first 15 minutes each period.
  • Check Locke1.com (Levin-Digital Arts) after typing for clarifying instructions and reminders on what to do. and to see if there are any forms or surveys to complete.
  • Your goal is to FINISH the hand drawn pixel project and Create 5 total pixelated images in photoshop
    • Save all of them as .PSDs and we will turn them in on
  • There will be some vocabulary that you need to add to your glossary.
  • On Wednesday: Take a Typing TEST on TypingWeb.com and use the Google form to submit your score.
  • Throughout the week, help each other out and it is your responsibility to do your work, not the substitutes nor anybody elses.  We will be turning these in when I get back and moving on.