Week of 9/24/18 through 9/28/18

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 9/17/18 through 9/21/18

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

Week of 9/10/18 through 9/14/18

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

Week of 9/4/18 through 9/7/18

Graphic Design and Illustration

Chapter 3 teaches us eight Photoshop quick fixes for common problems, plus several ways to isolate specific content within an image.  Chapter 3 includes Lesson 5 and Lesson 6.

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 5: Key skills include using the Red Eye tool, brightening a too dark image, combining multiple images into a panorama, applying blur, using the Content-Aware Move tool, and correcting for a number of camera lens defects. Lesson 6: Key skills include creating and refining masks to isolate content, using Puppet Warp to manipulate an image, and loading and isolating channels to make selections.

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

Evaluation – Lesson 5 Projects, Lesson 6 Projects, and Chapter 3 Test