Week of 3/20/2017 through 3/24/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on an Adobe Illustrator Project which includes using basic tools, effects, and 3D revolve techniques. They will be creating a decorative easter egg.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

TEKS – 1A-B, 2A-G, 3, 4, 5, 6A-B, 7A-D, 8A-E, 9A-E, 10, 11A-H

Activity – The students will be working on an Adobe Illustrator Project which includes using basic tools, effects, and 3D revolve techniques. They will be creating a decorative easter egg.

Materials – Atomic Learning, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator

Evaluation –  Adobe Illustrator Project- Easter Egg

Week of 3/6/2017 through 3/10/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on Adobe Illustrator Lesson 8 “Working with Layers”.  In Lesson 8, the students will learn to work with the Layers panel; create, rearrange, and lock layers and sublayers; move objects between layers; locate objects in the Layers panel; copy and paste objects and their layers from one file to another; merge layers into a single layer; apply a drop shadow to a layer; make a layer clipping mask; apply an appearance attribute to objects and layers; and isolate content in a layer.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

TEKS – 1A-B, 2A-G, 3, 4, 5, 6A-B, 7A-D, 8A-E, 9A-E, 10, 11A-H

Activity – The students will be working on Adobe Illustrator Lesson 8 “Working with Layers”.  In Lesson 8, the students will learn to work with the Layers panel; create, rearrange, and lock layers and sublayers; move objects between layers; locate objects in the Layers panel; copy and paste objects and their layers from one file to another; merge layers into a single layer; apply a drop shadow to a layer; make a layer clipping mask; apply an appearance attribute to objects and layers; and isolate content in a layer.

Materials – Atomic Learning, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator

Evaluation –  Adobe Illustrator Lesson 8 Projects

Week of 2/27/2017 through 3/3/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on Adobe Illustrator Lesson 7 “Working with Type”.  In Lesson 7, the students will learn to import text, create columns of type, change text attributes, create and edit paragraph and character style, copy and apply text attributes by sampling type, wrap type around a graphic, reshape text with a warp, create type on a path and shapes, and create text outlines.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

TEKS – 1A-B, 2A-G, 3, 4, 5, 6A-B, 7A-D, 8A-E, 9A-E, 10, 11A-H

Activity – The students will be working on Adobe Illustrator Lesson 7 “Working with Type”.  In Lesson 7, the students will learn to import text, create columns of type, change text attributes, create and edit paragraph and character style, copy and apply text attributes by sampling type, wrap type around a graphic, reshape text with a warp, create type on a path and shapes, and create text outlines.

Materials – Atomic Learning, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator

Evaluation –  Adobe Illustrator Lesson 7 Projects

Week of 2/21/2017 through 2/24/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on Adobe Illustrator Lesson 7 “Working with Type”.  In Lesson 7, the students will learn to import text, create columns of type, change text attributes, create and edit paragraph and character style, copy and apply text attributes by sampling type, wrap type around a graphic, reshape text with a warp, create type on a path and shapes, and create text outlines.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

TEKS – 1A-B, 2A-G, 3, 4, 5, 6A-B, 7A-D, 8A-E, 9A-E, 10, 11A-H

Activity – The students will be working on Adobe Illustrator Lesson 7 “Working with Type”.  In Lesson 7, the students will learn to import text, create columns of type, change text attributes, create and edit paragraph and character style, copy and apply text attributes by sampling type, wrap type around a graphic, reshape text with a warp, create type on a path and shapes, and create text outlines.

Materials – Atomic Learning, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator

Evaluation –  Adobe Illustrator Lesson 7 Projects

Week of 2/13/2017 through 2/17/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on Adobe Illustrator Lesson 6 “Color and Painting”.  In Lesson 6, the students will learn to use color modes and color controls; create, edit , and paint with colors using the Color Guide panel and the Edit Colors/Recolor Artwork features; copy paint and appearance attributes from one object to another; create and paint with patterns; and work with Live Paint.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Illustrator

TEKS – 1A-B, 2A-G, 3, 4, 5, 6A-B, 7A-D, 8A-E, 9A-E, 10, 11A-H

Activity – The students will be working on Adobe Illustrator Lesson 6 “Color and Painting”.  In Lesson 6, the students will learn to use color modes and color controls; create, edit , and paint with colors using the Color Guide panel and the Edit Colors/Recolor Artwork features; copy paint and appearance attributes from one object to another; create and paint with patterns; and work with Live Paint.

Materials – Adobe Illustrator

Evaluation –  Adobe Illustrator Lesson 6 Projects

Week of 2/6/2017 through 2/10/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on an Adobe Illustrator project. They will be creating a double-decker bus illustration.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

TEKS – 1A-B, 2A-G, 3, 4, 5, 6A-B, 7A-D, 8A-E, 9A-E, 10, 11A-H

Activity – The students will be working on an Adobe Illustrator project. They will be creating a double-decker bus illustration.

Materials – Atomic Learning, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator

Evaluation –  Double-Decker Bus Illustration

Week of 1/30/2017 through 2/3/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on Lesson 5 “Drawing with the Pen and Pencil Tools”. In Lesson 5, the students will learn to draw curved lines, draw straight lines, use template layers, end path segments and split lines, select and adjust curve segments, create dashed lines and add arrowheads, and draw and edit with the Pencil tool.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

TEKS – 1A-B, 2A-G, 3, 4, 5, 6A-B, 7A-D, 8A-E, 9A-E, 10, 11A-H

Activity – The students will be working on Adobe Illustrator Lesson 5 “Drawing with the Pen and Pencil Tools”.  In Lesson 5, the students will learn to draw curved lines, draw straight lines, use template layers, end path segments and split lines, select and adjust curve segments, create dashed lines and add arrowheads, and draw and edit with the Pencil tool.

Materials – Atomic Learning, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator

Evaluation –  Adobe Illustrator Lesson 5 Projects

Week of 1/23/2017 through 1/27/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on Adobe Illustrator Lesson 4 “Transforming Objects”. In Lesson 4, the students will learn to add, edit, rename, and reorder artboards in an existing document; navigate artboards; select individual objects, objects in a group, and parts of an object; move, scale, and rotate objects using a variety of methods; work with Smart Guides; reflect, shear, and distort objects; adjust the perspective of an object; apply multiple transformations; apply a distortion effect; repeat transformations quickly and easily; and copy to multiple artboards.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

TEKS – 1A-B, 2A-G, 3, 4, 5, 6A-B, 7A-D, 8A-E, 9A-E, 10, 11A-H

Activity – The students will be working on Adobe Illustrator Lesson 4 “Transforming Objects”. In Lesson 4, the students will learn to add, edit, rename, and reorder artboards in an existing document; navigate artboards; select individual objects, objects in a group, and parts of an object; move, scale, and rotate objects using a variety of methods; work with Smart Guides; reflect, shear, and distort objects; adjust the perspective of an object; apply multiple transformations; apply a distortion effect; repeat transformations quickly and easily; and copy to multiple artboards.

Materials – Atomic Learning, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator

Evaluation –  Adobe Illustrator Lesson 4 Projects

Week of 1/17/2017 through 1/20/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on Adobe Illustrator Lesson 3 “Creating and Editing Shapes” and Lesson 4 “Transforming Objects”. In Lesson 3, the students will learn to create a document with multiple artboards, use tools and commands to create basic shapes, work with drawing modes, use rulers and Smart Guides as drawing aids, scale and duplicate objects, join and outline objects, edit strokes with the Width tool, work with the Shape Builder tool, work with the Pathfinder commands to create shapes, and use Image Trace to create shapes. In Lesson 4, the students will learn to add, edit, rename, and reorder artboards in an existing document; navigate artboards; select individual objects, objects in a group, and parts of an object; move, scale, and rotate objects using a variety of methods; work with Smart Guides; reflect, shear, and distort objects; adjust the perspective of an object; apply multiple transformations; apply a distortion effect; repeat transformations quickly and easily; and copy to multiple artboards.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

TEKS – 1A-B, 2A-G, 3, 4, 5, 6A-B, 7A-D, 8A-E, 9A-E, 10, 11A-H

Activity – The students will be working on Adobe Illustrator Lesson 3 “Creating and Editing Shapes” and Lesson 4 “Transforming Objects”. In Lesson 3, the students will learn to create a document with multiple artboards, use tools and commands to create basic shapes, work with drawing modes, use rulers and Smart Guides as drawing aids, scale and duplicate objects, join and outline objects, edit strokes with the Width tool, work with the Shape Builder tool, work with the Pathfinder commands to create shapes, and use Image Trace to create shapes. In Lesson 4, the students will learn to add, edit, rename, and reorder artboards in an existing document; navigate artboards; select individual objects, objects in a group, and parts of an object; move, scale, and rotate objects using a variety of methods; work with Smart Guides; reflect, shear, and distort objects; adjust the perspective of an object; apply multiple transformations; apply a distortion effect; repeat transformations quickly and easily; and copy to multiple artboards.

Materials – Atomic Learning, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator

Evaluation –  Adobe Illustrator Lesson 3 and 4 Projects

Week of 1/9/2017 through 1/13/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will begin Lesson 1 (Getting to Know the Work Area). They will explore the workspace and learn how to open an Adobe Illustrator CS6 file, adjust the user interface brightness, work with the Tools panel, work with panels, reset and save the workspace, use viewing options to enlarge and reduce artwork, navigate multiple artboards and documents, understand rulers, explore document groups, and use Illustrator Help.

TEKS – 1A-B, 2A-G, 3, 4, 5, 6A-B, 7A-D, 8A-E, 9A-E, 10, 11A-H

Activity – The students will begin Lesson 1 (Getting to Know the Work Area). They will explore the workspace and learn how to open an Adobe Illustrator CS6 file, adjust the user interface brightness, work with the Tools panel, work with panels, reset and save the workspace, use viewing options to enlarge and reduce artwork, navigate multiple artboards and documents, understand rulers, explore document groups, and use Illustrator Help.

Materials – Atomic Learning, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign

Evaluation – Lesson 1 Step-by-Step Exercises