Week of 2-12-18 through 2-16-18

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working in Adobe Illustrator CC. The students will begin Ch. 10 “Working with Color and Type”. In Lesson 20, they will learn to understand color modes and the main color controls; create, edit, and paint with colors using a variety of methods; name and save colors, and build a color palette; work with color groups; use the Color Guide panel; explore the Edit Colors/Recolor Artwork features; copy and paint appearances attributes from one object to another; work with Live Paint; and explore teamwork and leadership. In lesson 21, they will learn to create and edit area and point type; import text; create columns of text; change text attributes; modify text with the Touch Type tool; create and edit paragraph and character styles; copy and apply text attributes by sampling type; wrap type around an object; reshape text with a warp; create type on a path and on shapes; and create text outlines.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Illustrator CC.

TEKS – 4Ai-ii, 4Bi, 8Ai, 8Bi-ii, 8Ci-ii, 8Di

Activity – The students will be working in Adobe Illustrator CC. The students will begin Ch. 10 “Working with Color and Type”. In Lesson 20, they will learn to understand color modes and the main color controls; create, edit, and paint with colors using a variety of methods; name and save colors, and build a color palette; work with color groups; use the Color Guide panel; explore the Edit Colors/Recolor Artwork features; copy and paint appearances attributes from one object to another; work with Live Paint; and explore teamwork and leadership. In lesson 21, they will learn to create and edit area and point type; import text; create columns of text; change text attributes; modify text with the Touch Type tool; create and edit paragraph and character styles; copy and apply text attributes by sampling type; wrap type around an object; reshape text with a warp; create type on a path and on shapes; and create text outlines.

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

Evaluation –  Lesson 20 and Lesson 21

Week of 2-5-18 through 2-9-18

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working in Adobe Illustrator CC. The students will begin Ch. 9 “Transforming, Positioning, and Drawing”. In Lesson 18, they will learn to add, edit, rename, and reorder artboards in an existing document; navigate artboards;work with rulers and guides; move, scale, and rotate objects using a variety of methods; reflect, shear, and distort objects; position objects with precision; position and align content with Smart Guides; use the Free Transform tool to distort an object; create a PDF; and put graphic design skills to work in public relations. In Lesson 19, they will learn to understand paths and anchor points; draw curved and straight lines with the Pen tool; edit curved and straight lines; add and delete anchor points; convert between smooth points and corner points; create dashed lines and add arrowheads; draw and edit with the Pencil tool; work with the Join tool; and explore entrepreneurial opportunities in graphic design.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Illustrator CC.

TEKS – 1Ei, 3Gi

Activity – The students will be working in Adobe Illustrator CC. The students will begin Ch. 9 “Transforming, Positioning, and Drawing”. In Lesson 18, they will learn to add, edit, rename, and reorder artboards in an existing document; navigate artboards;work with rulers and guides; move, scale, and rotate objects using a variety of methods; reflect, shear, and distort objects; position objects with precision; position and align content with Smart Guides; use the Free Transform tool to distort an object; create a PDF; and put graphic design skills to work in public relations. In Lesson 19, they will learn to understand paths and anchor points; draw curved and straight lines with the Pen tool; edit curved and straight lines; add and delete anchor points; convert between smooth points and corner points; create dashed lines and add arrowheads; draw and edit with the Pencil tool; work with the Join tool; and explore entrepreneurial opportunities in graphic design.

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

Evaluation –  Lesson 18 and Lesson 19

Week of 1/29/18 through 2/2/18

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working in Adobe Illustrator CC. The students will begin Ch. 9 “Transforming, Positioning, and Drawing”. In Lesson 18, they will learn to add, edit, rename, and reorder artboards in an existing document; navigate artboards;work with rulers and guides; move, scale, and rotate objects using a variety of methods; reflect, shear, and distort objects; position objects with precision; position and align content with Smart Guides; use the Free Transform tool to distort an object; create a PDF; and put graphic design skills to work in public relations. In Lesson 19, they will learn to understand paths and anchor points; draw curved and straight lines with the Pen tool; edit curved and straight lines; add and delete anchor points; convert between smooth points and corner points; create dashed lines and add arrowheads; draw and edit with the Pencil tool; work with the Join tool; and explore entrepreneurial opportunities in graphic design.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Illustrator CC.

TEKS – 1Ei, 3Gi

Activity – The students will be working in Adobe Illustrator CC. The students will begin Ch. 9 “Transforming, Positioning, and Drawing”. In Lesson 18, they will learn to add, edit, rename, and reorder artboards in an existing document; navigate artboards;work with rulers and guides; move, scale, and rotate objects using a variety of methods; reflect, shear, and distort objects; position objects with precision; position and align content with Smart Guides; use the Free Transform tool to distort an object; create a PDF; and put graphic design skills to work in public relations. In Lesson 19, they will learn to understand paths and anchor points; draw curved and straight lines with the Pen tool; edit curved and straight lines; add and delete anchor points; convert between smooth points and corner points; create dashed lines and add arrowheads; draw and edit with the Pencil tool; work with the Join tool; and explore entrepreneurial opportunities in graphic design.

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

Evaluation –  Lesson 18 and Lesson 19

Week of 1-22-18 through 1-26-18

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working in Adobe Illustrator CC. The students will begin Ch. 8 “Working with Shapes and Paths”. In Lesson 16, they will learn to create a document with multiple artboards, use tools and commands to create a variety of shapes, understand Live Shapes, round corners, work with the Shaper tool, work with drawing modes, and use Image Trace to create shape. In Lesson 17, they will learn to cut with the Scissor tool, join paths, work with the Knife tool, work with the Eraser tool, work with the Shape Builder tool, work with the Pathfinder commands to create shapes, create a compound path, edit strokes with the Width tool, outline strokes, and use mathematics in graphic design.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Illustrator CC.

TEKS – 2Bi-ii, 11Ai-ii

Activity – The students will be working in Adobe Illustrator CC. The students will begin Ch. 8 “Working with Shapes and Paths”. In Lesson 16, they will learn to create a document with multiple artboards, use tools and commands to create a variety of shapes, understand Live Shapes, round corners, work with the Shaper tool, work with drawing modes, and use Image Trace to create shape. In Lesson 17, they will learn to cut with the Scissor tool, join paths, work with the Knife tool, work with the Eraser tool, work with the Shape Builder tool, work with the Pathfinder commands to create shapes, create a compound path, edit strokes with the Width tool, outline strokes, and use mathematics in graphic design.

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

Evaluation –  Lesson 16 and Lesson 17

Week of 1-9-2018 through 1-12-2018

Graphic Design and Illustration

The students will be working in Adobe Illustrator CC. The students will begin Ch. 7 “Getting Started with Illustrator CC. In Lesson 14, they will learn to open an Adobe Illustrator CC File, work with the Tools panel, work with panels, use viewing options to change the display magnification, navigate multiple artboards and documents, explore document groups, find resources for using Illustrator, and study workplace ethics. In Lesson 15, they will differentiate between the various selection tools and use different selection techniques, recognize Smart Guides, use tools and command to align shapes and points to each other and the artboard, group and ungroup items, work in isolation mode, arrange content, select objects that are behind other objects, hide and lock items for organizational purposes, and employ personal and professional cyber safety rules.

The students will be introduced to Adobe Illustrator CC.

TEKS – 7Ai-ii, 9Ai, 9Bi-ii, 9Di

Activity – The students will be working in Adobe Illustrator CC. The students will begin Ch. 7 “Getting Started with Illustrator CC. In Lesson 14, they will learn to open an Adobe Illustrator CC File, work with the Tools panel, work with panels, use viewing options to change the display magnification, navigate multiple artboards and documents, explore document groups, find resources for using Illustrator, and study workplace ethics. In Lesson 15, they will differentiate between the various selection tools and use different selection techniques, recognize Smart Guides, use tools and command to align shapes and points to each other and the artboard, group and ungroup items, work in isolation mode, arrange content, select objects that are behind other objects, hide and lock items for organizational purposes, and employ personal and professional cyber safety rules.

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

Evaluation –  Lesson 14 and Lesson 15

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