Computer Graphics

Quick Links: Resources:
* Current Week * How to Download MS Office at Home
* Finals Schedule * Setting Up Printer
* Mapping Network Drives

Monday
Jan. 23

Introduction:

Read over the Syllabus

  The signoff page must be returned by Thursday; however, if you return it tomorrow with both sets of signatures you will receive extra credit.

  If I do not receive your signoff sheet, you will receive zeros on assignments until I receive your sheet!

Skyward passwords and assignments--Guidance Office

Permanent seating arrangements TODAY!!!--Keep in mind that I lecture from the back of the room.

Did You Know Video?--Just for fun

Computer Network and Printers:
  Mapping Network Drives--we will do this together
  Setting Up Printers

File Management Setup:
  Create a Main folder within rm108users Period # (Last Name First Name)
  Create subfolders
within your rm108user Main folder

Optional:
  Create a shortcut to your rm108user folder on your desktop--if you would like one

  Create a class website link on your Desktop
  Add the class website as a Favorite
Tuesday
Jan. 24
Assignment:
 
     Open Multimedia and Image Management Questions and immediately SAVE into your Student Drive!
         Save as Last Name Multimedia and Image Management Questions        
         Right click and Open questions from your folder with Adobe Acrobat 8.1
      Complete questions by reading
History of Multimedia & Multimedia and Image Management


Assignment: DUE
 
      Print completed Multimedia and Image Management Questions, staple and place in the assignment basket in order to submit for grading.


Start the next assignment when finished!

Wednesday

Jan. 25
Assignment:
      Understanding Multimedia Interactive Lab
         Open
Understanding MM Lab questions
         S
ave to your rm108user folder Worksheet folder and then right click and open with Adobe Acrobat
         Open and Run Interactive Lab Software
     
       How to "run/open" interactive labs:
             Open up Interactive Labs from rm108shared | Classes | Computer Graphics
             Select Understanding Multimedia on the right hand column (about half way down)

          Step through and answer the questions (hold down ALT+Tab to toggle between running programs)

Assignment: DUE
 
      Print completed Understanding MM Lab questions and place in the assignment basket in order to submit for grading.
(Practice DROPPING)
Thursday
Jan. 26
Syllabus sign-off sheet DUE--turn into the assignment basket
Assignment:
      Understanding Copyright
       Open
Copyright Law Questions

 
      Save questions as Last Name Copyright Laws into your Worksheet folder
       Open and complete with Adobe Acrobat using the Copyright Presentation and Copyright Laws to answer the questions
Friday
Jan. 27
Assignment: DUE
      Understanding Copyright Questions

         Print completed
questions, staple and then submit for grading by placing in the assignment basket.

Lets review and further understand copyright...
   Copyright Basics: Crash Course
   Copyright, Exceptions, and Fair Use: Crash Course

Assignment/Study Aids:     
      Create a "Cheat Sheet" on the note card provided (bookcase in the black box) in order to use it on your test (You may use front and back)
     
Test your copyright knowledge--http://www.copyrightkids.org/quizframes.htm


Bring Headphones on Tuesday!
Monday
Jan. 30
Test:
     
Introduction to Multimedia ExamView Test
(interactive lab ?s, Multimedia and Image Management ?S, Copyright Info)

Assignment/Study Aids: DUE
     
Place your "Cheat Sheet" into the Period # assignment basket after you have finished your test.

Assignment:
      PowerPoint Design Principles--you will be held responsible for following the below guidelines and principles when creating your Career PowerPoint project!
        
Read Slide Design Guidelines and Presentation Design Guidelines PowerPoint--if you don't finish reading today during class it is homework
Bring Headphones for Tuesday!
Tuesday
Jan. 31
Watch Death by PowerPoint Video

Discuss what was covered as far as PowerPoint Design and Principles in the reading from yesterday.

Brief walk through of PowerPoint
    Finding Themes, Pictures, Changing Designs, Transitions, Animations, Setting Up Timing, Video, Sound, etc...


     
Assignment:

      Using the Career Research Project criteria create a PowerPoint presentation
                 Save as LastName Career PowerPoint Project to your 108users Career PowerPoint project folder
      Put all pictures, songs, and videos in sub folders as well. You will be dropping your entire Career PowerPoint folder.
      If everything is not saved and imported from the same folder, it will not play once transferred to the DropBox.


Resources:
      Compatible Video and Audio formats

      PowerPoint Templates

      https://www.bls.gov/k12/ (a bit easier to navigate than the whole site)
      https://www.bls.gov
      What's New in PowerPoint 2013--watch PowerPoint's new layout
     
Basic tasks for creating a PowerPoint
     
PowerPoint Helpful Tips and Videos--Advanced Section near the bottom of the screen

      How do you create a Hyperlink? Watch this video


Wednesday

Feb. 1
Assignment:
     
Multimedia Career Research PowerPoint Project work day
Thursday
Feb. 2
Assignment:
     
Multimedia Career Research PowerPoint Project work day
Friday
Feb. 3
Assignment:
     
Multimedia Career Research PowerPoint Project work day
Monday
Feb. 6
Assignment:
     Multimedia Career Research PowerPoint Project work day
      
Don't forget to complete your works cited slides--this is your proof of what criteria was met (shape, hyperlink, SmartArt, etc...)--There is an example works cited on the Shared Drive. Yours should be setup exactly the same way!
Tuesday
Feb. 7
Assignment DUE:
      Multimedia Career Research PowerPoint Project
--
DUE end of class
         DROP Your Career PowerPoint Project folder into the DropBox
        
Grab a Self Evaluating Rubric off of my desk. Evaluate yourself honestly!
         Submit to the assignment basket.

Wednesday

Feb. 8
Peer Evaluations:
         1. Have your Career Research POWERPOINT open on your computer
         2. Grab a PowerPoint Rubric that is printed double-sided off of teacher desk
         3. You will be evaluating 2 classmates!

         4. First move 2 seats to your right and evaluate that student's PowerPoint. (if you reach the end of your row move to the beginning of your row)
         5. Now move 2 more seats to your right. (if you reach the end of your row move to the beginning of your row)
         6. Turn in Peer Evaluation Rubrics to the assignment basket.
Thursday
Feb. 9
Assignment: DUE
Read Understanding Graphics and Images, Graphics File Formats Chart, & Graphics Effects and Editing answer Graphic/Image Questions

     Save questions into your Worksheet folder
     Open and Complete using Adobe Acrobat

     
Print completed questions, staple and then submit for grading--place in the assignment basket
Friday
Feb. 10
What is Illustrator?

Illustrator vs. Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator
Assignment Sheet--print off
**Pin Illustrator to the Start Menu

Chapter 1-
Getting to know Illustrator--Shape Tool Guide
 
Monday
Feb. 13
Chapter 1-Getting to know Illustrator
Tuesday
Feb. 14
Chapter 1-Getting to know Illustrator--DUE
         Drop your entire LastName Chapter 1 Folder (6 projects)

Wednesday

Feb. 15
Chapter 2-Creating Text and Gradients
Thursday
Feb. 16
Chapter 2-Creating Text and Gradients
Friday
Feb. 17

Chapter 2-Creating Text and Gradients--DUE
         Drop your entire LastName Chapter 2 Folder (4 projects)

Fun Design a T-shirt Tutorial

When you want/need to make vector graphics for flyers, postcards, stickers etc. that promote clubs or events, Adobe Illustrator is the perfect tool for the job. Using a few basic shapes and some new drawing tools, you will design a custom t-shirt graphic.
**Fun Note: You can upload to an online print vendor like CafePress or Zazzle. Surprise your friends by making custom shirts for everyone in your club or sports team.

Follow tutorial but personalize (color/text) jpg
Create New File | Letter size w/landscape orientation - No typekit fonts

Test out on a shirt
Monday
Feb. 20
NO SCHOOL
Tuesday
Feb. 21

Chapter 3-Drawing and Composing and Illustration

Wednesday
Feb. 22
Chapter 3-Drawing and Composing and Illustration--DUE
     
   Drop your entire LastName Chapter 3 Folder (11 projects)
Thursday
Feb. 23
Chapter 4-Transforming and Distorting Objects
Friday
Feb. 24
Chapter 4-Transforming and Distorting Objects--DUE
         Drop your entire LastName Chapter 4 Folder (15 projects)
Monday
Feb. 27
Chapter 6-Working with Patterns and Brushes--DUE
         Drop your entire LastName Chapter 6 Folder (10 projects)
Tuesday
Feb. 28
Chapter 7-Working with Distortions, Gradient Meshes, Envelopes, and Blends--DUE
         Drop your entire LastName Chapter 7 Folder (8 projects)

Chapter 8-
Recoloring Artwork and Working with Transparency, Effects, and Graphic Styles

Wednesday

March 1
Chapter 8-Recoloring Artwork and Working with Transparency, Effects, and Graphic Styles--DUE
         Drop your entire LastName Chapter 8 Folder (7 projects)
Thursday
March 2
Chapter 10-Creating 3D Objects--DUE
         Drop your entire LastName Chapter 10 Folder (6 projects)
Friday
March 3
Illustrator Final Project
Graphic Design Fundamentals
Monday
March 6
Illustrator Final Project
Tuesday
March 7
Illustrator Final Project

Wednesday

March 8
Illustrator Final Project
Thursday
March 9
Adobe Photoshop Assignment Sheet--print out

Introduction to Photoshop:

   Photoshop Walkthrough

Pinning Photoshop to the Start Menu
Friday
March 10
Adobe Photoshop Assignment Sheet

Lesson 2
Monday
March 13
Lesson 2 DUE
Lesson 3
Tuesday
March 14
Lesson 3 DUE
Lesson 4 DUE

Wednesday

March 15
Lesson 5 DUE (There is also extra credit associated with Lesson 5--see assignment sheet)
Thursday
March 16
Lesson 6
Friday
March 17
Lesson 6 DUE
Monday
March
20
Lesson 7
Tuesday
March 21
Lesson 7 DUE
Lesson 8

Wednesday

March 22
Lesson 8 DUE

Adobe Photoshop Final Projects Requirements
Thursday
March 23
Final Project
Friday
March 24
Final Project
Monday
March 27
Final Project
Tuesday
March 28
Final Project

Wednesday

March 29
Final Project DUE by end of class
Thursday
March 30
Photoshop Test
Friday
March 31
Assignment: Due
Read through Understanding Animation & answer the questions.
  Save as Last Name Understanding Animation into your 108user worksheet folder. 
Monday
April 3
Assignment:
Photoshop Animation Assignments--print out the assignment sheet and setup your folder before you start.

Photoshop Animation Textbook Link-must be opened using Internet Explorer
6 Projects--SAVE ALL AS .PSD (Photoshop) files!
    1. Blender
    2. Logo 1
    3. Logo 2
    4. Logo 3
    5. Logo 4
    6.
Fruit (click for project directions/steps)
Tuesday
April 4
Photoshop Animation Textbook Link DUE
You should have 6 projects in your folder which means 12 actual files
(6 Photoshop Files and 6 Animated GIF files).

    1. Blender
    2. Logo 1
    3. Logo 2
    4. Logo 3
    5. Logo 4
    6. Fruit (click for project directions/steps)

Wednesday

April 5
Animation Final Projects
Thursday
April 6
Animation Final Projects
Friday
April 7
Animation Final Projects
Monday
April
10
Animation Final Projects
Tuesday
April 11
Animation Final Projects DUE
Wednesday
April 12
Animation Worksheet Photoshop Animation QUIZ--After you finish your test enjoy some down time to work on missing assignments (if still eligible for makeup) or other class work homework/assignments.
Thursday
April 13
 
Friday
April 14
No School--Spring Break!
Monday
April 17
No School--Spring Break!
Tuesday
April 118
Meet in the Theater--check in with Mrs. Reynolds
Wednesday
April 20
Meet in the Theater--check in with Mrs. Reynolds
Thursday
April 21
Flash
Chapter Vocab--this is an ongoing assignment!
Chapter 1--Getting Started with Adobe Flash CS3
Friday
April 22
Chapter 1 Projects DUE
Finish Chapter 1 Vocab
Monday
April 24
Chapter 2--Drawing Objects in Flash
Start with Chapter 2 Vocab
Tuesday
April 25
Chapter 2

Wednesday

April 26
Chapter 2 Projects DUE
Finish Chapter 2 Vocab
Chapter 3--Working with Symbols and Interactivity
Start Chapter 3 Vocab
Thursday
April 27
Chapter 3--Working with Symbols and Interactivity
Friday
April 28
Chapter 3 Projects DUE
Finish Chapter 3 Vocab

Chapter 4--Creating Animations
Start Chapter 4 Vocab
Monday
May 1
Chapter 4
Tuesday
May 2
Chapter 4 Projects DUE
Finish Chapter 4 Vocab

Wednesday

May 3
Chapter 5--Creating Special Effects
Start Chapter 5 Vocab
Thursday
May 4
Chapter 5--Creating Special Effects
Friday
May 5
Chapter 5 Projects DUE and Extra Credit!
Finish Chapter 5 Vocab
Monday
May 8
Flash Review Kahoot! for Test and Complete/Submit Flash Chapters Vocabulary DUE
Tuesday
May 9
Flash QUIZ

Wednesday

May 10
Flash Final Projects--Project 1
Thursday
May 11
Flash Final Projects--Project 1
Friday
May 12
Flash Final Projects--Project 1 and 2
Monday
May
15
Flash Final Projects--Project 2
Tuesday
May 16
Flash Final Projects--Project 2
Wednesday
May 17
Flash Final Projects-DUE @ end of day
Thursday
May 18
Free Day!
Friday
May 19
BRING HEADPHONES
Dance EJay--You CANNOT be logged on as yourself. Login as shZestyTest
Monday
May
22
Dance EJay
Tuesday
May 23
Drop Dance EJay

Finals
The review exam will be activated on 5/11 for student's to take outside of class time!!
You can take the review exam as many times as you want before your final testing day.

Sign into ExamView like you normally would to take a test.
Your password for the review is
password. Happy Studying! :)

Wednesday
May 24
The entire class will be using ExamView to review for the final test.
Thursday
May 25
Period 1    8:15-9:45
Period 3   
9:55-11:25
Lunch      
11:25-12:35
Period 5    
12:40-2:10
Make-up  
 2:10-3:30
Friday
May 26
Period 2    8:15-9:45
Period 6    9:55-11:25
Lunch       11:25-12:35
Period 4    12:40-2:10
Make-up    2:10-3:30
  Period 7    8:15-9:45
Period 8   
9:55-11:25
Monday
May 23
 
Tuesday
May 24