Week of 12/4/2017 through 12/8/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on creating an abstract art project using Adobe Photoshop.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop CC

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 creating an abstract art project using Adobe Photoshop.

Materials – Learning Graphic Design and Illustration by Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez, and Brian Wood

Evaluation –  Abstract Art Project

Week of 11/27/2017 through 12/1/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on creating a watercolor art project using Adobe Photoshop.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop CC

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 creating a watercolor art project using Adobe Photoshop.

Materials – Learning Graphic Design and Illustration by Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez, and Brian Wood

Evaluation –  Watercolor Art Project

Week of 11/13/2017 through 11/17/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on creating a city landscape using the tools in Photoshop that they have learned.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop CC

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 creating a city landscape using the tools in Photoshop that they have learned.

Materials – Learning Graphic Design and Illustration by Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez, and Brian Wood

Evaluation –  City Landscape Project

Week of 11/6/2017 through 11/10/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on creating a city landscape using the tools in Photoshop that they have learned.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop CC

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 creating a city landscape using the tools in Photoshop that they have learned.

Materials – Learning Graphic Design and Illustration by Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez, and Brian Wood

Evaluation –  City Landscape Project

Week of 10/30/17 through 11/3/17

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on Chapter 6, Lesson 12 and 13. Lesson 12: They will learn to create and stylize a button for a website, use a layer group, record an action to automate a series of steps, play an action to affect multiple images, save assets using Adobe Generator, evaluate assets and revise them with Generator, and explore Motion Design and Digital Storytelling. Lesson 13: They will learn to define RGB, grayscale, and CMYK color spaces for displaying, editing, and printing images; prepare an image for printing on a PostScript CMYK printer; proof an image for printing; save an image as a CMYK EPS file; create and print a four-color separation; understand how images are prepared for printing presses; and work and print in 3D.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop CC

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 Chapter 6, Lesson 12 and 13. Lesson 12: They will learn to create and stylize a button for a website, use a layer group, record an action to automate a series of steps, play an action to affect multiple images, save assets using Adobe Generator, evaluate assets and revise them with Generator, and explore Motion Design and Digital Storytelling. Lesson 13: They will learn to define RGB, grayscale, and CMYK color spaces for displaying, editing, and printing images; prepare an image for printing on a PostScript CMYK printer; proof an image for printing; save an image as a CMYK EPS file; create and print a four-color separation; understand how images are prepared for printing presses; and work and print in 3D.

Materials – Learning Graphic Design and Illustration by Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez, and Brian Wood

Evaluation –  Chapter 6: Lessons 12-13

Week of 10/23/2017 through 10/27/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on Chapter 5, Lesson 9, 10, and 11. Lesson 9: They will learn to use filters, color effects, the History panel, plus upscaling a low-resolution image for high-resolution printing. This lesson will conclude with an overview of compositional elements in graphic design. Lesson 10: They will learn to use custom brush settings, mixed colors, and brushes to blend color. Lesson 11: They will learn to use Adobe Camera Raw with Photoshop to adjust image tone, color, and sharpness.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop CC

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 Chapter 5, Lesson 9, 10, and 11. Lesson 9: They will learn to use filters, color effects, the History panel, plus upscaling a low-resolution image for high-resolution printing. This lesson will conclude with an overview of compositional elements in graphic design. Lesson 10: They will learn to use custom brush settings, mixed colors, and brushes to blend color. Lesson 11: They will learn to use Adobe Camera Raw with Photoshop to adjust image tone, color, and sharpness.

Materials – Learning Graphic Design and Illustration by Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez, and Brian Wood

Evaluation –  Chapter 5: Lessons 9-11

Week of 10/16/2017 through 10/19/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working on Chapter 5, Lesson 9, 10, and 11. Lesson 9: They will learn to use filters, color effects, the History panel, plus upscaling a low-resolution image for high-resolution printing. This lesson will conclude with an overview of compositional elements in graphic design. Lesson 10: They will learn to use custom brush settings, mixed colors, and brushes to blend color. Lesson 11: They will learn to use Adobe Camera Raw with Photoshop to adjust image tone, color, and sharpness.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop CC

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 Chapter 5, Lesson 9, 10, and 11. Lesson 9: They will learn to use filters, color effects, the History panel, plus upscaling a low-resolution image for high-resolution printing. This lesson will conclude with an overview of compositional elements in graphic design. Lesson 10: They will learn to use custom brush settings, mixed colors, and brushes to blend color. Lesson 11: They will learn to use Adobe Camera Raw with Photoshop to adjust image tone, color, and sharpness.

Materials – Learning Graphic Design and Illustration by Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez, and Brian Wood

Evaluation –  Chapter 5: Lessons 9-11

Week of 10/9/2017 through 10/13/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be designing and creating a custom album cover for one of their favorite songs.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop CC

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

Activity – The students will be designing and creating a custom album cover for one of their favorite songs.

Materials – Learning Graphic Design and Illustration by Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez, and Brian Wood

Evaluation –  Album Cover

week of 10/2/2017 through 10/6/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be designing and creating a custom picture collage that reflects their life.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop CC

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

Activity – The students will be designing and creating a custom picture collage that reflects their life.

Materials – Learning Graphic Design and Illustration by Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez, and Brian Wood

Evaluation – Picture Collage

Week of 9/25/2017 through 9/29/2017

Graphic Design and Illustration

Chapter 4 reviews techniques for adding and manipulating type and drawing and using vector paths and shapes. This chapter includes Lessons 7 and 8.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop CC

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

Activity – Lesson 7: Key skills include using rulers and guides, positioning text, previewing fonts, formatting text, and bending text along a path. Lesson 8: Key skills include drawing vector paths and shapes and using them to create vector masks to control what is shown in an image. Students will also create and manipulate their own custom shapes.

Materials – Learning Graphic Design and Illustration by Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez, and Brian Wood

Evaluation – Lesson 7 Projects, Lesson 8 Projects, and Chapter 4 Test