NHS Designs
Graphic Design 2

Schedule for 2008-2009 Academic Year : Spring 2008

Week of

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Wed

Thu

Fri

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

Design Principle #3: Repetition
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 ILLUSTRATOR

Forum Topic 5: Composition

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

Chapter 1: Review

Chapter 1: Project Builder 1

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

Chapter 1: Design Project
Chapter 1:
Group Project

Quiz
UNIT 3: TEXT and GRADIENTS

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

Chapter 2: Lesson 4
Chapter 2: Lesson 5 Chapter 2: Lesson 6 Chapter 2: Skills Review Chapter 2: Project Builder 1

Project Builder 2
09.
Oct 6
Forum Topic 8: Adding Images to Posts

Chapter 2: Design Project

Chapter 2:
Quiz
UNIT 4: DRAWING ILLUSTRATIONS

SPECIAL DEMO: Pen tool

Chapter 3:
Intro & Lesson 1
TART Showcase Chapter 3:
Lessons 2 & 3

END OF QUARTER

10.
Oct 13
Forum Topic 9: Feedback

Chapter 3:
Lessons 4,5 & 6

Chapter 3:
Lesson 7

Catch-up Day PS Tutorial: Batman Logo PS Tutorial: Batman Logo [cont.]
11.
Oct 20
Forum Topic 10: Hierarchy

Chapter 3: Skills Review
New student logins

T-Shirt Designs
T-Shirt Designs [cont.] T-Shirt Designs [cont.] T-Shirt Designs [cont.]
12.
Oct 27
NON-STUDENT DAY Chapter 3: Project Builder 1

Project Builder 2
Chapter 3: Design Project Chapter 3: Quiz UNIT 5: TRANSFORM & DISTORT


Chapter 4: Intro & Lesson 1
13.
Nov 3
Technical Problems Forum Topic 11: Color

Bill Nye Video: Light & Color
Chapter 4: Lessons 2 & 3 Logos (review)

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

Proj08: VAPA Logo - Part 2
VETERAN'S DAY HOLIDAY Proj08: VAPA Logo - Part 2 [Cont.] Proj08: VAPA Logo - Part 2 [Cont.] Proj08: VAPA Logo - Part 2 [Cont.]
15.
Nov 17
Catch-Up Day Chapter 4: Lesson 4 Chapter 4: Lesson 5 Chapter 4: Review Chapter 4: Project Builder 1

Project Builder 2
Nov 24
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
16.
Dec 1
Chapter 4: Design Project Chapter 4: Group Project Chapter 4: Quiz

Proj 09: Blending Flowers
Proj 09: Blending Flowers [Cont.] Video: History of Computers
17.
Dec 8
Proj 09: Blending Flowers [Cont.] Final Project Final Project [Cont.] Final Project [Cont.] Final Project [Cont.]

Last Day for Late Work
18.
Dec 15
Final Project [Cont.] Final Project [Cont.]     END OF SEMESTER
Dec 22
through
Jan 9
         
WINTER RECESS
         
19.
Jan 12
UNIT 6: INTERMEDIATE ILLUSTRATOR

SUBUNIT A: Layers


Chapter 5: Lessons
Chapter 5: Lessons [Cont.] Chapter 5: Lessons [Cont.] Chapter 5: Lessons [Cont.] Chapter 5: Review

Quiz
20.
Jan 19
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday SUBUNIT B: Patterns & Brushes

Chapter 6: Lessons
Chapter 6: Lessons [Cont.] Chapter 6: Lessons [Cont.] Chapter 6: Lessons [Cont.]

Quiz
21.
Jan 26
SUBUNIT C: Filters, Gradient Meshes, Envelopes & Blends

Chapter 7: Lessons
Chapter 7: Lessons [Cont.] Catch-Up Day

Animation
Chapter 7: Lessons [Cont.] Project 11: Catalog Cover
22.
Feb 2
Staff Development (no school) Project 11: Catalog Cover [Cont.] Photoshop Tutorial: Layer Masks
Photoshop Tutorial: Clipping Masks Photoshop Project: Clipping Mask
23.
Feb 9
Lincoln's Birthday Holiday SUBUNIT C Quiz

SUBUNIT D: Transparency, Live Color, Effects & Graphics Styles


Chapter 8: Lessons
Chapter 8: Lessons [Cont.] Chapter 8: Lessons [Cont.] Chapter 8: Lessons [Cont.]

Quiz
24.
Feb 16
Washington's Birthday Holiday Project 12: "Design an Ad" Contest Project 12: "Design an Ad" Contest [Cont.] Project 12: "Design an Ad" Contest [Cont.] Project 12: "Design an Ad" Contest [Cont.]
25.
Feb 23
Project 12: "Design an Ad" Contest [Cont.]


Catch Up Day
Project 13: Online Tutorials


Project 13: Online Tutorials [Cont.] Project 13: Online Tutorials [Cont.] Project 13: 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.]

29.
Mar 23
UNIT 8: INTRODUCTION TO FLASH

Chapter A Lessons
Chapter A Lessons [Cont.] Chapter A Lessons [Cont.] Chapter A Lessons [Cont.] Chapter A Lessons [Cont.]
30.
Mar 30
Chapter A Review Chapter A Project Builders Chapter B Chapter B [Cont.] Chapter B [Cont.]
Apr 6 through Apr 17
SPRING HOLIDAY
 
31.
Apr 20
Chapter B Review Chapter B Project Builders Chapter C Lessons Slideshow: modern motion graphics and the NAB Show Catch Up Day
32.
Apr 27
Chapter C Lessons [Cont.] Chapter C Lessons [Cont.]   Chapter C Review

Chapter C Project Builders
 
33.
May 4
Chapter D Lessons Chapter D Lessons [Cont.]   Chapter D Review

Chapter D Project Builders
 
34.
May 11
UNIT 9: INTERMEDIATE FLASH

Chapter E
Chapter E [Cont.] Chapter E [Cont.] Chapter E [Cont.] Chapter E [Cont.]
35.
May 18
Chapter E [Cont.] Illustrator: Experiment with Reshaping Tools Be an Expert [Cont.] [Cont.]
36.
May 25
Memorial Day Holiday [Cont.] Propose a Multi-Piece Final Project (2 of: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash) FINAL PROJECT  
37.
Jun 1
FINAL PROJECT        
38.
Jun 8
FINAL PROJECT
END OF SEMESTER (SENIORS)
     

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