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Grading Period 3 October 31 - December 16, 2016
Friday, December 16, 2016

Today is the last day of the grading period and the fall semester.
All students MUST submit the final version of their 2017 Calendar TODAY.

Today's Objective
The student will complete and submit their 2017 Calendar publication (PDF file).

Missing Assignments
Today ALL missing assignments MUST be turned in. 

Thursday, December 15, 2016


All Calendars will be Saved As PDF files and ADD(ed) to Google Classroom TODAY.

Today's Objectives
The student will complete their 2017 calendar publication.

2017 Calendar Project -- Google Classroom
Students will Save As a PDF copy of their Publisher calendar publication.
Students will use the following file name.

Calendar PDF File Name = lastname_firstinitial_calendar

Calendar Requirements:

Calendar Cover
 Template provided

Photoshop Sheet (PSD) = 10" width and 7.5" height
Color Mode = CMYK
Clipping Mask -- Pictures in text

Inside Page 1 and 2
Free Pages -- Original art works, quotes, poems, photos.
The Color scheme of these two pages MUST be connected.

Calendar Pages
Demonstrate balanced color schemes throughout the 12 month calendar.

Back Cover
Free Page -- Any text or images MUST be turned up-side down.

Calendar Grading Criteria
· Cover Graphic            
· Cover Color Scheme 
· Inside Pages 1 & 2 Organization          
· Inside Pages 1 & 2 Balanced Color Scheme    
· Calendar Photo & Table Unity              
· Calendar Table Organization 
· Calendar Photo Page Organization     
· Photo Cropping & Quality      
· Text Format Consistency        
· Overall Balance & Appearance

Homework
Acquire any needed photos to complete work on the 2017 Calendar.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

2017 Calendar Publication -- Google Classroom
Students will continue work on their 2017 twelve-month calendar.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

2017 Calendar Publication -- Google Classroom
Students will continue work on their 2017 twelve-month calendar.

Monday, December 12, 2016

DDMP On-line Exam Part 2
Quia on-line assessment.

2017 Calendar Publication -- Google Classroom
Students will continue work on their 2017 twelve-month calendar.

Friday, December 9, 2016


Today is the DDMP Production Exam -- Part 1
Monday, December 12, is the on-line portion of the exam -- Part 2.

Today's Objectives
The student will create a 5" X 7" postcard for the mid term exam production component.
The student will construct a 12 month calendar using a template.

DDMP Mid Term Exam Production Post Card -- Google Classroom
Students will follow the instructions on the Exam Google Doc.
Students will also ADD a PSD Copy of their Post Card to the Google Assignment as a backup.

2017 Calendar Project -- Google Classroom
Students will continue work on their 2017 twelve-month calendar.

Homework
Students will complete their exam review guide and prepare for Monday's exam.
Students may also listen to the podcasts to review.

Thursday, December 8, 2016 

Warm Up -- Mid Term Exam Review Guide -- Google Classroom

Today's Objectives
The student will construct a 12 month calendar using a template.
The student will apply balanced color schemes to each month and season.
The student will adjust photo file size and file format to fit the template.

Kahoots -- Image file types 

2017 Calendar Project -- Google Classroom
Students will complete the application of the 12 month calendar color schemes.

Calendar Cover Template provided
Photoshop Sheet (PSD) = 10" width and 7.5" height
Color Mode = CMYK
Clipping Mask -- Pictures in text

Inside Page 1 and 2
Free Pages -- Original art works, quotes, poems, photos.
The Color scheme of these two pages MUST be connected.

Calendar Pages
Demonstrate balanced color schemes throughout the 12 month calendar.

Back Cover
Free Page -- Any text or images MUST be turned up-side down.

Calendar Grading Criteria
· Cover Graphic            
· Cover Color Scheme 
· Inside Pages 1 & 2 Organization          
· Inside Pages 1 & 2 Balanced Color Scheme    
· Calendar Photo & Table Unity              
· Calendar Table Organization 
· Calendar Photo Page Organization     
· Photo Cropping & Quality      
· Text Format Consistency        
· Overall Balance & Appearance

Homework
Acquire photos for the 2017 Calendar.
Students need to prepare for the DDMP Mid Term Exam.
Students can listen to podcasts to prepare for the exam.

DDMP with Mr. C.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

2017 Calendar Project -- Google Classroom

Students will complete the application of the 12 month calendar color schemes.

Homework
Acquire photos for the 2017 Calendar.
Students need to prepare for the DDMP Mid Term Exam.
Students can listen to podcasts to prepare for the exam.

DDMP with Mr. C.

Tuesday, December 6, 2015

2017 Calendar Project -- Google Classroom
Students will complete the application of the 12 month calendar color schemes.

Homework
Acquire photos for the 2017 Calendar.
Students need to prepare for the DDMP Mid Term Exam.
Students can listen to podcasts to prepare for the exam.

DDMP with Mr. C.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Warm Up -- Mid Term Exam Review Guide -- Google Classroom
Students will use this time to begin working on their review guide.
Students are also expected to prepare for their exam outside of class (homework).

2017 Calendar Project -- Google Classroom
Students will complete the application of the 12 month calendar color schemes.

Homework
Acquire photos for the 2017 Calendar.
Students need to prepare for the DDMP Mid Term Exam.
Students can listen to podcasts to prepare for the exam.

DDMP with Mr. C.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Warm Up -- Vocabulary Google Doc.
Students complete this weeks vocabulary terms.

Today's Objectives
The student will ensure folders and files on their computer are backed up to their Google Drive.
The student will add the required information to the calendar worksheet table.
The student will apply balanced color schemes to their Publisher calendar template.

2017 Calendar Project -- Google Classroom
Students will begin applying color schemes to each calendar month.
Each calendar month has two pages, (1) photo page, (2) calendar table.

Homework
Acquire photos for the 2017 Calendar.
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.

DDMP with Mr. C.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Warm Up -- Vocabulary Google Doc
Students will define: end point, corner point and smooth point.

Today's Objectives
The student will ensure folders and files on their computer are backed up to their Google Drive.
The student will add the required information to the calendar worksheet table.
The student will apply balanced color schemes to their Publisher calendar template.

DDMP Semester Exam: Friday, December 9 & Monday, December 12.
Exam Part 1 -- Production component
Exam Part 2 -- On-line Exam

2017 Calendar Instructions & Worksheet -- Google Classroom
Students will begin entering recognized dates, holidays and personal events to the worksheet.
Students will begin applying calendar color schemes.
Students should review the color wheel and color schemes.

Consider aligning warm and cool colors with the seasons and months of the year.

Homework
Acquire photos for the 2017 Calendar.
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.

DDMP with Mr. C.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Warm Up -- Vocabulary Google Doc
Students will define: segment and anchor point.

Today's Objectives
The student will ensure folders and files on their computer are backed up to their Google Drive.
The student will draw a shape with the pen tool and insert anchor points.
The student will create clipping masks for a picture frame.

Chapter 7, Activity 7.2: Creating and Editing Objects -- Google Classroom
Students will begin activity 7.2 on page 151.

Homework
Acquire photos for the 2017 Calendar.
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.

DDMP with Mr. C.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Warm Up -- Vocabulary Google Doc
Students will define: closed path and open path.

Today's Objectives
The student will organize the folders and files in their Google Drive.
The student will ensure folders and files on their computer are backed up to their Google Drive.
The student will draw shapes and lines with Adobe Illustrator.

Google Drive
Students will organize DDMP folders and files.
Students will ensure daily class work (includes revisions) has been backed up to their Google Drive.

Students will use the Download Folder to transfer files to and from their Google Drive.

Download Folder
Students will ensure all needed files are backed up to their Google Drive.
Students will DELETE all files in the Download folder.

Desktop & My Documents/Computer
Students will backup needed folders and files to their Google Drive.
Students will then DELETE folders and files they saved to these Directories.

Chapter 7, Activity 7.1: Using Drawing Tools -- Google Classroom
Students will use Adobe Illustrator and open a New 8.5" x 11" sheet.
Students will review pages 138 - 142; an introduction to the activity.

Activity 7.1 Video Tutorial

Homework
Acquire photos for the 2017 Calendar.
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.

DDMP with Mr. C.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Warm Up -- Podcast Recording
Students will use head phones.
Students will access the Chapter 7 Vocabulary Google Doc.
Students will follow the instructions to maintain their vocabulary terms.
Students will record today's term - Path

Today's Objectives
The student will complete Chapter 6 activities 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3.
The student will practice Image Trace and coloring vector objects.

Chapter 6, Activity 6.1: Raster Editing Workspace -- Google Classroom
Students will finish up activities 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3.
Students will Insert their activity JPEG files into the Google Doc Table.

Vector Coloring Pages
Students finished with Ch 6 will practice Image Tracing and coloring vector objects.

Image Trace Add Color Video Tutorial

Homework
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.
DDMP with Mr. C.

Friday, November 18, 2016

No Warm Up Today

Today's Objectives
The student will complete the Activity 5.1 Google Doc table.
The student will complete Chapter 6 Activities 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3.

Chapter 6, Activity 6.1: Raster Editing Workspace -- Google Classroom
Students will complete the Chapter 6 activities.

Activity Video Tutorials

Activity 6.1

Activity 6.2

Activity 6.3

Adobe Free Time
Student that have completed all their assignments are free to explore and experiment.

Homework
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.
DDMP with Mr. C.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Warm Up -- Podcast
Students will listen to The Pantone Matching System

Today's Objectives
The student will judge Photo Meme contest entries.
The student will complete the Activity 5.1 Google Doc table.
The student will begin Chapter 6 Activities 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3.

Photo Meme Ballot -- Google Classroom

Student name required on ballot.
Enter Name = Last name, First name

Students will judge Meme entries from another class period.
Students will select ONE Meme entry.
Students will enter the number of the Meme on the Quia Ballot.
Students will submit the form.

Chapter 5, Activity 5.1: RGB vs. CMYK -- Google Classroom
Students will complete Activity 5.1
Activity duration = single class period.

Chapter 6, Activity 6.1: Raster Editing Workspace -- Google Classroom
Students will begin the Chapter 6 activities.

Homework
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.
DDMP with Mr. C.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Warm Up -- Podcast
Students will listen to The HSB Color Model

Today's Objectives
The student will create an 8 X 10 photo meme that meets project criteria.
The student will complete the Activity 5.1 Google Doc table.
The student will begin Chapter 6 Activities 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3.

Photo Meme Project/Contest -- Google Classroom
Students will finish up work on their photo memes.
Today is the Due Date to submit meme for the contest.

Meme PDF Copy
PDF File Name = lastname_firstinital_meme

Students will ADD their PDF meme copies to the Google Classroom assignment.
Students will then Turn In their meme assignment in Google Classroom.

Chapter 5, Activity 5.1: RGB vs. CMYK -- Google Classroom
Students will begin and complete Activity 5.1
Activity duration = single class period.

Chapter 6, Activities 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3 -- Google Classroom
Students that have completed Activity 5.1 will begin Chapter 6 activities.

Homework
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.
DDMP with Mr. C.
The The Pantone Matching System

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Warm Up -- Tutorial Video
Students will view the Activity 5.1 video

Today's Objectives
The student will prepare an 8 X 10 photo meme that meets project criteria.
The student will complete the Activity 5.1 Google Doc table.

Photo Meme Project/Contest -- Google Classroom
Students will first choose a photo that meets the requirements.
Students will then prepare their meme photograph.

Photo Meme Tutorial Videos

InDesign Sheet Setup (InDesign templates are provided)

Meme Photoshop Setup

Meme PSD placement into InDesign

Meme AI Text Graphic

Activity 5.1: RGB vs CMYK -- Google Classroom
Students finished with their Meme Photo will begin activity 5.1.

Homework
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.
DDMP with Mr. C.
The Web Safe Color

Monday, November 14, 2016

Warm Up - Required Reading
Chapter 6. Raster Editing, Pages 111-113 -- Google Classroom
Becoming Familiar with the Raster Editing Workspace

Today's Objectives
The student will select a photo they have taken that meets project criteria.
The student will prepare an 8 X 10 photo meme that meets project criteria.

Complete Color Schemes Project
Students will finish up any work on the abstract color drawings.
Students will quickly insert their colored drawing JPEG files into the Google Doc table.

Photo Meme Project/Contest -- Google Classroom
Students will first choose a photo that meets the requirements.
Students will then prepare their meme photograph.

The photograph MUST include the student if taken by someone else.
If the student is not included, the student MUST have taken the main photograph.
Lighting FX photographs may be used for the contest. (Must be of the student)
Students may also use their Farm photographs.
Students may select and merge objects from other photos. 
 
NOTE: Any objects merged into the meme photo should NOT take away from the main subject.

Homework
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.
DDMP with Mr. C.
The HSB Color Model

Friday, November 11, 2016

Color Schemes -- Colored Abstract Drawings.
Finish up work on the abstract colored drawings due today :)

Today's Objectives
The student will find six abstract coloring drawings and fill with specific color schemes.
The student will apply six color schemes to six different abstract drawings.

Color Schemes Art Work Table -- Google Classroom
Students will insert their color scheme abstract drawings in their Google Doc table
Press the Turn In button when finished.

Clean out Download Folder
Students will clean out the Download folder.
Back up (needed) files to Google Drive.

Homework
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.
DDMP with Mr. C.
The CMYK 4-Color Printing podcast.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Warm-Up: Tutorial Video

Students will view: Applying Colors in Photoshop

Applying Colors in Adobe Illustrator (optional, not required)
This option is for students that want an extra challenge.

Today's Objectives
The student will find abstract coloring drawings to fill with specific color schemes.
The student will apply six color schemes to six different abstract drawings.

Color Schemes Art Work Table -- Google Classroom
Students will be provided with a Google Doc table to Insert their colored abstract drawings.
Students will find six different abstract coloring pages.

Instructions
Students will use the color wheel on our slides to color the abstract drawings.

Students will apply what they've learned from the Clock Face activity.
Students will find and color one abstract drawing at a time.
Students will begin with the Complementary Color Scheme.
Students will Save JPEG file types of each colored abstract drawing.

Remember to set the Color Mode to RGB for each abstract drawing in Photoshop.

Students will apply the following six Color Schemes:
Complementary
Triads
Split-Complementary
Analogous
Shades & Tints
Monochromatic

Each color scheme will be applied to a different abstract coloring drawing.
There will be six different abstract coloring drawings.

Google Doc Table
Students will Insert their abstract drawings into the table.
The table defines where each of the six color schemes are posted.
Students will size their colored abstract drawings to fit the table.
The maximum width will not exceed 5 inches.

Homework
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.
DDMP with Mr. C.
The CMYK 4-Color Printing podcast.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016


Warm-Up: Tutorial Video

Students will view: Searching for Abstract Coloring Pages.

Today's Objectives
The student will find abstract coloring drawings to fill with specific color schemes.
The student will apply six color schemes to six different abstract drawings.

Kahoots: Color Schemes -- Color Wheel : Clock Face

Color Schemes Art Work Table -- Google Classroom
Students will be provided with a Google Doc table to Insert their colored abstract drawings.
Students will find six different abstract coloring pages.

Google Image Search Size = Large
Search = abstract coloring pages for teenagers easy


Google Doc Table
Students will Insert their abstract drawings into the table.
The table defines where each of the six color schemes are posted.
Students will size their colored abstract drawings to fit the table.
The maximum width will not exceed 5 inches.

Homework
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.
DDMP with Mr. C.
The CMYK 4-Color Printing podcast.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 -- Election Day

Student Holiday/Staff Development

Monday, November 7, 2016


Warm-Up: Assignment Tutorial Videos

Students will review the video clips introducing today's activity.

Color Wheel & Clock Face

Using the PS Eyedropper Tool & Color Picker


Today's Objectives
The student will relate four key color scheme patterns to the face of a clock.
The student will complete the questions on the Color Wheel & Theory Google Doc.
The student will wrap up any work on the Portraits FX project.

Color Wheel & Clock Face -- Google Classroom

Students will reinforce their understanding of the following Color Schemes:


Analogous

Complementary

Split Complementary

Triad


The student will relate the color scheme on the color wheel to the numbers of the face of a clock.

This activity is designed to be completed in a single class period.


Intro to the Color Wheel and Color Theory -- Google Classroom

Students will complete this Google Doc after the Color Wheel Clock Face activity.


Meme Contest Overview

Homework
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.
DDMP with Mr. C.
The CMYK Color Model podcast.

Friday, November 4, 2016

No Warm Up Today
Students will prepare their Portraits PDF Document.
Students will review the Tutorial Video
Students will ADD a PDF copy of the InDesign Portrait template to their Google Classroom assignment.

Today's Objectives
The student will demonstrate photo editing to create four different 8" x 10" portrait photographs.
The student will setup the Photo FX InDesign template with their portrait PSD image files.
The student will complete the questions on the Color Wheel & Theory Google Doc.

Kahoots
Students MUST use their first name in the Nickname.

Lighting Effects and Portrait Lighting -- Google Classroom 
ATTENTION! Students will submit their 4 PSD Portrait files to the Drop Folder (Student Share).
Students MUST rename their PSD Files.

PSD File Names will be as follows:
lastname_firstinitial_monster
lastname_firstinitial_backlight
lastname_firstinitial_sidelight
lastname_firstinitial_studio

An introduction tot he Color Wheel and Color Theory -- Google Classroom
Students will complete their assigned Google Doc.
Students will use the PPT slides and Web resource provided.

Meme Contest Overview

Homework
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.
DDMP with Mr. C.
The CMYK Color Model podcast.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Warm Up -- Podcast
DDMP with Mr. C.
The RGB Color Model

Today's Objectives
The student will demonstrate photo editing to create four different 8" x 10" portrait photographs.
The student will setup the Photo FX InDesign template with their portrait PSD image files.

Lighting Effects and Portrait Lighting -- Google Classroom 
MUST be Submitted tomorrow, Friday, November 4.
The InDesign document will be Exported as a PDF.
Students will ADD the PDF copy to their assignment.

How to Export a PDF Document in InDesign

Sidelight, Monster and Studio Portrait retakes

Photo FX InDesign Template Format
Upper Left = Monster Lighting
Upper Right = Back Lighting
Lower Left = Side Lighting
Lower Right = Studio Portrait
Bottom Frame = Text Graphic

Chapter 5: Color in Digital Media
Students will begin the Color Wheel & Basic Color Theory assignment.
Google Classroom -- Google Docs have been assigned to each student.

Project Video Tutorials

Portrait Photo Crop and Re-size Video Tutorial

InDesign Portrait Photo Template

Illustrator Text Graphic


Meme Contest Overview

Homework
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.
DDMP with Mr. C.
Review the Color Model podcasts.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Warm Up -- Podcast
DDMP with Mr. C.
Color Modules Introduction

Today's Objectives
The student will demonstrate photo editing to create four different 8" x 10" portrait photographs.
The student will setup the Photo FX InDesign template with their portrait PSD image files.

Lighting Effects and Portrait Lighting -- Google Classroom 
Students MUST be working with their subject's photos (not their own).

Sidelight, Monster and Studio Portrait retakes

InDesign Template -- Google Classroom Resource
Students will download the InDesign template sheet.
Students will place PSD copies of their portrait photos into the template.

Homework
Students are expected to listen to the podcasts outside of class.
DDMP with Mr. C.
The RGB Color Module

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Warm Up -- Project Video Tutorials
Students will review the step-by-step videos as needed.

Today's Objectives
The student will photograph subjects with different lighting techniques.
The student will demonstrate photo editing to create four different 8" x 10" portrait photographs.
The student will setup the Photo FX InDesign template with their portrait PSD image files.

Lighting Effects and Portrait Lighting -- Google Classroom 
Students will begin working with their portrait photo image files.
Students will use Photoshop to adjust their subject portrait photo files.
Students MUST be working with their subject's photos (not their own).

Today students will acquire Studio Portrait Photos

InDesign Template -- Google Classroom Resource
Students will be introduced to Adobe InDesign.
Students will download the InDesign template sheet.
Students will place PSD copies of their portrait photos into the template.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Warm Up -- Project Video Tutorials
Students will review the step-by-step videos as needed.

Today is the first day of Grading Period 3.

Today's Objectives
The student will demonstrate knowledge of camera basics.
The student will photograph subjects with different lighting techniques.

Lighting Effects and Portrait Lighting -- Google Classroom 
Students will begin working with their portrait photo image files.
Students will use Photoshop to adjust their subject portrait photo files.
Students MUST be working with their subject's photos (not their own).

Today students will acquire Side lighting and Monster lighting photos.

InDesign Template -- Google Classroom Resource
Students will be introduced to Adobe InDesign.
Students will download the InDesign template sheet.
Students will place PSD copies of their portrait photos into the template.