Multimedia

FRIDAY 1-19
Finish the work from wednesday that we didn't get to.
1. Each of the ten abstract photos is to be enhanced in photoshop using any combination of curves and hue and saturation.

2. Make a contact page for 8 of the ten images.
Make a contact sheet for 8 of your 10 abstract photos.  .It will be like this:




WEDNESDAY 1-17, THURSDAY 1-18

1.Write the definitions for
Abstract art:____
Pattern____
Use the paper provided.

2. On the back of that same paper:
Which image is an abstract image, A,B or C?  Why? (answer using a complete sentence)

A

B

C
3. Make a contact sheet for 8 of your 10 abstract photos.  We wil lstrat this together.It will be like this:






FRIDAY 1-12
Think shape, pattern , value, color. (good contrast)
Ten photos per group.  You have 30 minutes.  Get the images on your computer.

Download this one for the demo practice.



TUESDAY 1-8, Wednesday 1-9

Welcome back.  Turn in your drink label.

CAREERS IN PHOTOGRAPHY
DESCRIPTION
There are many jobs in Photography.  There are entry level jobs, jobs that pay well and opportunities for those that like the idea of starting your own business.  Photography is also a very competitive field. You must have a passion for the craft and have some training to be successful.
GOAL
Learn about the different kinds of photography jobs. See some examples and then gain a bit of experience by trying out some of the different kinds of photography. 
STEPS


Note: This list is incomplete
1. Match the word to the example A-H:  Do this on the paper provided.

  • Portrait
  • Fashion
  • Photojournalist
  • Wedding
  • Forensic
  • Product
  • Fine Arts Photographer
  • Sports Photographer
  • School Photographer
HERE ARE THE IMAGES
A

B

C

D

E

F
G

H

I

2. Watch the videos (  -  2  ). Try your hand at Portrait Photography in the studio (On the stool) x2 pics.
Do this step with a partner.  It’s more fun that way!

3. We will work together to enhance the portrait.

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WEDNESDAY 12-6
Ten labels with the same drink name and slogan.  Put them in your Drink Labels folder.

Each label must be a different design.
- Different colors
- Different fonts
- Different imagery
- Different design (layout)

Complete at least two designs per class p  eriod.



WEDNESDAY 11-29
Back to the drink label.
Experiment with label designs

Find images of drinks online.  Put two of  each(see below) in a folder called found drinks.  Observe the designs and use of color.

make rectangles on an 8.5x11 page and make them
• coffee
• fruity
• tea
• energy drink

colors  - What does that mean?  Are some colors better than others?  What are colors for Wendys,  Mc Donalds and Burger King? 





Below is the layout for your drink label.  It has the following parts:
  • overall dimensions 8.75 x 3.75
  • a .25 inch boarder on left, top and bottom
  • a .5  glue tab to the right
  • a place for the nutrition facts label 1.25

  • The label will have a logo or image branding the drink
  • a drink name
  • and a slogan

Here is an example to copy:



Remember, the name of your drink must be in 'The Zone'




FRIDAY 11-17
1. Try an animation in PhotoShop



2. We will critique some My Life Movies



THURSDAY 11-16

1. On the 1/4 sheet of paper answer the following question: Do companies have an obligation to be truthful when representing their product? Is it OK to try to make the product better than it really is?

1A. SEE THE EXAMPLE OF MARKETING PERSUASION

2. Warm-up: Find one ad that shows Celebrity Status, or humor as a way of promoting a product. Leave it on screen until checked off as done.   

3. Warm-up. Create  examples of contrast through value.  We see light against dark. Imitate all three examples below.  They are 8.75 x 3. 5




4. We will finish up by critquing 4 My Life Movies.
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TUESDAY 11-14

PRIORITY ONE: MY LIFE REVISIONS ARE FINISHED, CONVERTED TO .MP4 AND READY TO TURN IN ON MEMORY CARD!

While we finish up the My Life movie project by presenting the movies,  we will start a new project called The Drink Label.

To start:
1. On the 1/4 sheet of paper:
  • Name a soda drink __
  • Name a fruit drink__
  • Name an energy drink__

Now decide which drink will you make a label for?
  • Name it
  • Come up with a clever slogan

Find pics online and put them in a folder.  Pictures of what? you ask.  Find 6 famous drinks (non alcoholic)  Example:

Pick one of the drinks you have selected and copy the design and colors using photoshop - 'No you can't copy and paste' Imitate the shape, colors and font as best you can.
Submit your drawing as last-first-drink-practice   
DUE END OF CLASS TODAY


THURSDAY 11-9
1. Practice adjusting images.




2. Finish revising your My Life Movie.  Revision DUE at the end of class today.





MONDAY 11-6
The topic is education.  Answer the following questions as a google doc
1. What is education? What is it for?
2. Is my education a quality education?
3. What is good about it?
4. What is bad about it
5. List 10 ways to make it better.

6.  Write 5 questions to ask someone else as an interview.  You will not do the interview just yet  but get ready by writing your questions.



FRIDAY 10-27
Is your My Life movie finished?
Finish My Life movies today.  You will need to turn in .mp4 files on Tuesday.  Make sure you have an neighbor watch your movie and critique your progress.  
EVERYONE CRITIQUES SOMEONE'S MOVIE.  ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS AS A GOOG DOC.
  • Name of person doing the critique
  • Name of person showing movie   
  • Are ther any spelling errors
  • Are there timing errors (something goes by too fast or tooo slow)
  • Are there pictures that don't fit the frame
  •  
Are all of the following elements included
  • text
  • pics
  • transitions
  • sound
  • A beginning and an ending to the production   
Submit your goog doc as last-first-critique 

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TUESDAY 10-24, WEDNESDAY 10-25

The first and most important objective is to work on and complete your movie 'MY LIFE.'

Check up (Steps to ensure your rough draft is complete)
1.
You will have included information and images for as many of the following catagories as you can:

• Baby pic
•  Family
• friends when you were young
• middle school
• high school
• current friends
• sports, hobbies and interests
• Post high school goal
• 5 steps to reach this goal
• pics representing your college and or career goals
• Statement (typed or facetime) How will you make the world a better place.

2.
Does your movie contain all these parts?
• Title clips containing information
• Images that support the information
• Transitions between clips
• Sound track(s)
Show evidence:
- Do a screenshot of your movie and submit it as last-first-movie-clips. DUE ten minutes before the bell rings today.

example:
This is what you will submit as evidence -



BE PREPARED TO SHARE THE ROUGH DRAFT OF YOUR MOVIE ON THURSDAY!


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THURSDAY 10-19, FRIDAY 1--20
1. Voice-over demo (The "v" key)
2. Time to work on My Life production.  
Rough draft due Tuesday 10-24


WEDNESDAY 10-11
1 Sound in imovie.  Fade in-fade out
2. Sign clip in photo shop for My Life Movie.
3. Must bring photos or -10pts


MONDAY 10-9, TUESDAY 10-10
imovie project - My Life.
You will make a movie about your life. You are not making the movie today but are preparing by gathering information. First answer the following questions:

1. On paper answer the following questions using one or more complete sentences.
- My name is __ and I was born __

- My first memory is

- About my family: I live with __ and I have __ brothers and __ sisters.

- These are the things I can tell you about my family. ( write as much as you like)

- I went to elementary school(where) __ and one thing I remember about going to elementary school is __ 

- What I like best about high school __ Why __

- What I like least about high school __ Why __ 

- My interests and hobbies are __

- What do I want to do after high school __

- Five steps I will follow to reach my goal __ (example: I will do homework every night and pass all my classes with As and Bs)

- What are the things I hope to attain in my lifetime? (example: I want to get married and have plenty of money)

2. Pick a partner for the interview.


3. Do a practice interview. You are using Face Time in imovie: Use this question, say 'What are your interests and hobbies?" Your partner will answer using FaceTime  in imovie. Trade places, now partner asks and you answer.  Practice a couple of times each.  Think of a second question to try and do it again.  Get comfortable with the process.


!!! YOU CAN'T START THE MOVIE UNTIL YOU HAVE THE PICS!!!  READ 3.

3. Bring pictures from home : As many as you like but at least these
a baby pic
pics of the family
pic of your friends when you were little if you have any.
pics of friends now.
You should have 5 or more pics.

Now go online and get a pic of san jose high, a pic of the elementary school you went to, a pic that represents the kind of job you want,  pics that represent your interests in life or people you admire.

4. So if you have some time left make a sign that says My Life by YourName.  Make it in Photo shop.  It will be 11 x 8.5 and look something like this: (hopefully your face won't look weird and scary like mine does)


Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,  Bring Pictures,
Oh ya don't forget to hmmmm uh let me see.  Oh ya BRING PICTURES!!


 
MONDAY 9-25, TUESDAY 9-26
1. Copy the blue words.
The term Blog is short for Weblog.  The term Portfolio, for the artist, refers to a collection of works of art.  It is used to show the artist's kind of work and range of ability. Artists present their portfolio whea applying to show their work at a gallery or applying for work as an artist.

Make a portfolio. Have an introductory blog post with one work of art to date.  You may change it later if you wish. 

2. A brief intro to Scratch.  Make something move and make a sound.

3. ???



THURSDAY 9-21

1. Copy the check list below.  Ask yourself do you feel comfortable with these ideas and skills covered during the first grading period.

----PHOTO SHOP----
√ Find the layers and path window.  Move and arrange layers.

√  Make simple and complex shapes: move, color, fill and stroke.

√ Use brushes and the eraser tool, magic eraser.

√ Type: Change font, leading, tracking and point size.

√ Measure: set up the canvas size and resolution.  Use guides and rulers.

√ Use the pen tool.

----ELEMENTS OF ART AND DESIGN----
√ Know the 7 elements of art and identify them.

√ Understand the importance oc contrast of value and color when creating a composition.


 2. Study the following two projects.  You may redesign them in terms of colors scheme and what they say (the written content) but must use the same layout and measurements.






TUESDAY
Write the definition for the following terms:
1. Pixel
2. A raster image
3. To rasterize
4. A vector graphic
5. deteriorate

Using the pen tool, make 6 shapes on a page.  Paste your photograph into each shape using the Paste Into feature.   There will be a brief demo.

 



FRIDAY
1.  Make a list of the terms based on the definitions
Terms
1. A unit of programable color.  ____

2. Made of pixels and is not a vector image. ____

3.To turn a vector image into a raster image made of pixels._____

4. _____ is made of lines described by a mathematical formula.  Vector graphics do not deteriorate when they are re-sized or scaled.

5. To get worse or erode. ________




2. Demo
3. Student demo
4. Activity:

See sample card layout below.  Start with a canvas 8.5 x 11.  If you want to print it you will need to do a one sided card that folds into a two sided card.  Follow the plan below.




THURSDAY 9-14
Combine design (shape making) skills with your photography and the clone tool:

Make three framed portraits.
1.  Create a background with a subtle color and a shape and then use the clone tool to put your photo on the design.  Now do the same for a picture of the person sitting next to you and then do one of the two of you together.

Remember you have to hold down the option key to make the clone tool work.

NOTE: Use PHOTOBOOTH to take the pics or use your phone if you know how to send the pics to your computer.

example:

After you do all three, pick one to submit as last-first-shape-clone

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WEDNESDAY 9-13

Terms
1. Pixel - A pixel is a unit of programable color.

2. Raster image - A raster image is made of pixels and is not a vector image.

3. Rasterize - To turn a vector image into a raster image made of pixels.

4. A vector graphic is made of lines described by a mathematical formula.  Vector graphics do not deteriorate when they are re-sized or scaled.

5. Deteriorate - To get worse or erode. 


The Pen Tool.
Draw 1 through six with the pen tool.  Two drawings per page.











Make the Seaside card.  HINT:  You already drew the fish.

MONDAY 9-11 

1. Copy the vocabulary words:

TYPE
Font - A family of type, either serif(feet) or san-serif(no feet).


point size - a measurement system used by typographers

leading - The distance between lines of type

tracking - The distance between type characters.

2. A quick demo - The character window.

2a. Some practice. Copy:





THURSDAY 9-7, FRIDAY 9-7

Put it all together: Contrast of color, contrast of light and dark  and the idea of the "Not bright colors" broken up with an interesting design created by subtle changes.

So  here it is:
1. Create a background that is either light or dark and broken up with shapes  of similar color like we did before.

2. Use the magic wand to create a symbol representing something you like. Use contrast to make it stand out.
 3.  Apply your name with good contrast using light against dark and complementary colors.

Here are the complementary sets as a reminder:
yellow - purple
red - Green
orange - blue

Example: Not bad but the blue in the background is too bright.

Add caption
Better:





TUESDAY 9-5, WEDNESDAY 9-6

Copy the blue words.
Vocabulary for this week:
1. Texture:  Surface quality.
2. Subtle: delicate and difficult to perceive.
3. geometric design. Made with geometric shapes like elipses, rectangles and triangles.
4. Abstract art: Art focusing on the elements such as line, shape and color, to discover the essence of art through it's elements.
5. essence:  The indispensable quality of character. The most important quality of a thing.

"No flat backgrounds.  The goal is to create textural, subtle backgrounds using similar colors and geometric shapes.

Examples: 





Create 4.  Turn in your best as last-first-textural-background. DUE TODAY AT THE END OF THE PERIOD.  Reserve 5 minutes for a vocabulary quiz.


FRIDAY 9-1
Use the clone tool to put your face on your fav fruit.





TUESDAY 8-29, WEDNESDAY 8-30
1. Warm up: copy

  • deselect or make the marching ants go away: command, D
  • rulers: command, R
  • grid: command H
  • guides: drag from rulers or view, new guide.
  • The four buttons for marquee tools are: new, add, subtract and intersection.
2.Make a creature using complex shapes x2.

3. A brief demo to review guides and rulers.

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FRIDAY 2-25
Here are some ways to make shapes other than the rectangular and eliptical marquee tools

  • Add to marquee
  • freehand
  • magic wand



WEDNESDAY 8-23, THURSDAY 8-24

When you are creating your zoo of shape creatures be sure to use good contrast between the creature and the background.  Copy the following:
Contrast is important.
Contrast means difference.  Two common types of contrast are:
1. The contrast of complementary colors (colors opposite on the color wheel):
Examples: 
purple and Yellow
green and red
blue and orange.

2. The contrast created by strong value diferences.
Example: Black against white or a very dark blue against a pale sky blue.

These two kinds of contrast are often combined for a really strong contrast.  
Example:
A dark red color in the background and a light green object in the foreground. 
Example:



FRIDAY 8-18, MONDAY 8-21


Start:
- We are exploring the creative process as we learn about the elements of art:
List the elements of art and make a quick little sketch to represent each.
Elements of Art
line
shape
form
space
value
color
texture

Example:  CLICK HERE

Now write the following as rules for being creative.
The Creative Process:
1. Do not settle on the first idea.  Create variations of a theme.  This means try MANY DIFFERENT WAYS of doing the same thing. 

2. Analyze and revise.  Look at what you have done.  Try to see what works the best.  Make revisions and improvements.

In the end you will likely select the best from your variations.

Activity 1
- Create a shape creature using layers.  We will do this together.  Now create 2 variations by doing the same thing over but make your creature a bit different each time.

Shape creature example



Activity
- Review the liquify tool by finding a celebrity online to alter.


Close
- ???
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WEDNESDAY 8-16, Thursday 8-17

Thursday 8-17

Start

Activity1
- 0001 personal introduction

Activity 2
- Introduction to Photo Shop

Activity  3
- photobooth and liquify
5 minute break

Activity  4
- List the elements of art on paper.   Represent line on paper.
Represent line in Photo Shop.  CLICK HERE



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