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Archived: 2007-2008 Calendar

Schedule for 2008-2009 Academic Year : Spring 2008

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01.
Aug 11
Syllabus and Quiz01 Syllabus and Quiz01 [Cont.]

Proj01: "Me" Magazine Ad
ROP Forms

Proj01: "Me" Magazine Ad [Cont.]
Basic Computer Skills: Windows XP Windows XP Quiz

Basic Computer Skills: Using a Web Browser

Forum Registration and Check In
02.
Aug 18
UNIT 1: DESIGN PRINCIPLES

Forum Topic 1: Aesthetics

Design Principle #1: Proximity

Proj02: Proximity Poster
Proj02: Proximity Poster [Cont.]

substitute teacher
Proj02: Proximity Poster - Feedback and Finalized Designs Design Principle #2: Alignment

Proj03: Alignment Poster
Proj03: Alignment Poster [Cont.]

substitute teacher
03.
Aug 25
Forum Topic 2: Confidence

Proj03: Alignment Poster - Feedback and Finalized Designs
Proj04: Flyer Redesign Design Principle #3: Repetition

Proj05: Repetition Poster

Proj05: Repetition Poster [Cont.] Proj05: Repetition Poster - Feedback and Finalized Designs
04.
Sep 1
LABOR DAY HOLIDAY NON-STUDENT DAY Forum Topic 3: Contrast

Design Principle #4: Contrast

Proj06: Contrast Poster
Proj06: Contrast Poster [Cont.] Proj06: Contrast Poster - Feedback and Finalized Designs
05.
Sep 8
Forum Topic 4: Critique

Principles Review (5 pages)

Principles Quiz
Proj07:

Part 1

Part 2
Proj07:

Part 3
Proj07:

Part 4 - Feedback & Refine
Proj07:

Part 4 - Feedback & Refine [Cont.]
06.
Sep 15
UNIT 2: INTRO to PHOTOSHOP

Forum Topic 5: Composition

Chapter 1: Intro, Lessons 1 & 2
Chapter 1: Lessons 3, 4 & 5 Chapter 1: Lessons 6, 7 & 8

Chapter 1: Lesson 2 revisit

Review

Chapter 1:

Review [Cont.]

Project Builder 1

Project Builder 2
07.
Sep 22
Forum Topic 6: Balance

Chapter 1: Design Project
Chapter 1:
Quiz

Catch-Up Day
UNIT 3: LAYERS

Chapter 2: Intro & Lesson 1
Chapter 2: Lessons 2 and 3 Chapter 2: Lesson 4
08.
Sep 29
Forum Topic 7: Feedback

Chapter 2: Review
Chapter 2: Project Builder 1

Project Builder 2
Chapter 2: Design Project

Quiz
UNIT 4: MAKING SELECTIONS

Chapter 3: Intro and Lesson 1
Chapter 3: Lesson 1 [cont] and Lesson 2
09.
Oct 6
Forum Topic 8: Adding Images to Posts

Chapter 3: Lesson 3
Chapter 3: Lesson 3 [cont] and Lesson 4 Chapter 3: Review TART Showcase SPECIAL DEMO: Advanced Selections with the Lasso, Pen and Extract

Chapter 3: Project Builder 1

END OF QUARTER

10.
Oct 13
Forum Topic 9: Collaboration

Chapter 3: Project Builder 2

Chapter 3: Design Project

Quiz
Chapter 3: Design Project [cont.]

Quiz [cont.]
UNIT 5: COLOR

Tutorial #01: Batman Logo
Tutorial #01: Batman Logo [cont.]

Tutorail #02: Water Drops
11.
Oct 20
Forum Topic 10: Hierarchy

Chapter 4: Intro and Lesson 1
New student logins

Chapter 4: Lessons 2 & 3
Chapter 4: Lessons 2 & 3 [cont.]

Make-Up Day
Chapter 4: Lessons 4 & 5 Chapter 4: Lesson 6
12.
Oct 27
NON-STUDENT DAY Chapter 4: Lesson 7

Review
Chapter 4: Project Buildr 1

Project Buildr 2
Chapter 4: Design Project Chapter 4: Design Project [Cont.]

Quiz
13.
Nov 3
Technical Problems Forum Topic 11: Color

Bill Nye Video: Light & Color
Color Theory

Worksheet
Logos

Proj08: VAPA Logo - Part 1
Proj08: VAPA Logo - Part 1 [Cont.]
14.
Nov 10
Forum Topic 12: Logos

Proj08: VAPA Logo - Digitizing Tutorial
VETERAN'S DAY HOLIDAY Proj08: VAPA Logo - Part 2 Proj08: VAPA Logo - Part 2 [Cont.] Proj08: VAPA Logo - Part 2 [Cont.]
15.
Nov 17
Catch-Up Day Tutorial #03: Jellyfish Tutorial #03: Jellyfish [Cont.] UNIT 6: TYPOGRAPHY

Chapter 5: Intro, Lessons 1 & 2
Chapter 5: Lessons 3 & 4
Nov 24
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
16.
Dec 1
Chapter 5: Lessons 5, 6 & 7 Chapter 5: Review Chapter 5: Project Builder 1

Project Builder 2
Typography

Typography Quiz

Video: History of Computers
17.
Dec 8
Chapter 5: Design Project


Group Project
Chapter 5: Group Project [Cont.]

Quiz
Final Project: Part 1 Final Project: Part 1

Part 2
Final Project: Part 2 [Cont.]

Last Day for Late Work
18.
Dec 15
Final Project: Part 2 [Cont.] Final Project: Part 3     END OF SEMESTER
Dec 22
through
Jan 9
         
WINTER RECESS
         
19.
Jan 12
UNIT 7: DIGITAL PAINTING

Chapter 6: Intro & Lesson 1

Begin Student Photos
Chapter 6: Lessons 2, 3 & 4 Chapter 6: Review Chapter 6: Group Project

Quiz
Tutorial 4: Custom Brushes
Guru Tutorials: 6b Coloring Scanned Line Art | 6c Adding Fills & Textures | 6d Dodge, Burn, Smudge and Sponge | 6e Healing and Patching
20.
Jan 19
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Project 10: Self-Portrait Collage Project 10 [Cont.] Project 11: Custom Picture Frame Project 11 [Cont.]
21.
Jan 26
Catch-Up Day

UNIT 8: LAYER MASKS

Tutorial 5: Layer Masks
Animation Tutorial 5 [Cont.]

Project 12: Layer Masks
Project 13: Catalog Cover
Guru Tutorials: 7b Using the Color Range Command | 7c Refining a Selection with a Quick Mask | 7d Extracting a Photographic Element | 7e Defining a Mask from Scratch | 7f Putting the Mask in Play
22.
Feb 2
Staff Development (no school) Project 13: Catalog Cover [Cont.] Tutorial 6: More Layer Masks
Tutorial 6 [Cont.] Tutorial 7: Clipping Masks
23.
Feb 9
Lincoln's Birthday Holiday Project 14: Clipping Mask Tutorial 8: Inverted Mask Tutorial 8 [Cont.]

Project 15: Inverted Mask
Project 15 [Cont.]

Unit 8 Quiz
24.
Feb 16
Washington's Birthday Holiday UNIT 9: REAL-WORLD PROJECTS

Project 16: "Design an Ad" Contest
Project 16: "Design an Ad" Contest [Cont.] Project 16: "Design an Ad" Contest [Cont.] Project 16: "Design an Ad" Contest [Cont.]
25.
Feb 23
"Design an Ad" Contest [Cont.]

Catch Up Day
Project 17: Online Tutorials


Project 17: Online Tutorials [Cont.] Project 17: Online Tutorials [Cont.] Project 17: Online Tutorials [Cont.]
26.
Mar 2
Catch Up Day Project 14: Club Logos Project 14: Club Logos [Cont.] Project 14: Club Logos [Cont.] Project 14: Club Logos [Cont.]
27.
Mar 9
Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design[Cont.] Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design[Cont.] Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design[Cont.] Certificated Holiday (No school)
28.
Mar 16
Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design[Cont.] Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design[Cont.] Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design[Cont.] Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design[Cont.] Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design[Cont.]

END OF QUARTER

29.
Mar 23
Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design[Cont.] Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design[Cont.] Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design[Cont.] Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design[Cont.] Project 19: Threadless T-Shirt Design[Cont.]
30.
Mar 30
UNIT 10: VALUE & COLOR CORRECTION

One-On-One Lesson 2a & 2b
Lesson 2c Lesson 2d Lesson 2e Turn in Lesson 02

Catch Up Day
Apr 6 through Apr 17
SPRING HOLIDAY
 
31.
Apr 20
One-On-One Lessons 3a & 3b Lesson 3c Lesson 3d

Turn in Lesson 03
Slideshow: modern motion graphics and the NAB Show Catch Up Day
32.
Apr 27
UNIT 11: ADVANCED SELECTIONS

Lesson 4d
Lesson 4e

Lesson 7c
Lesson 7d

Lesson 7e
33.
May 4
Lesson 7f Turn in Lesson 07

UNIT 12: CROP, STRAIGHTEN & SIZE

Lesson 5a & 5b
Lesson 5c

Lesson 5d
34.
May 11
Lesson 5e Turn in Lesson 05

Catch Up Day
UNIT 13: FILTERS

Lesson 08a & 08b
Lesson 08c Lesson 08d
35.
May 18
UNIT 14: TEXT & SHAPES

Lesson 10a & 10b
Lesson 10c Lesson 10d Turn in Lesson 10 Catch Up
36.
May 25
Memorial Day Holiday Pre-Final Project: Create a Tutorial [Cont.] [Cont.] [Cont.]
37.
Jun 1
FINAL PROJECT: Monsters Final Project [Cont.] Final Project [Cont.] Final Project [Cont.] Final Project [Cont.]
38.
Jun 8
Final Project [Cont.] Final Project [Cont.] Final Project [Cont.] Final Project [Cont.]
END OF SEMESTER

Archived: 2007-2008 Calendar


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