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Graphic Arts I ~ Projects: Reminder, most recent projects are listed first! Final projects should be posted on your individual wiki's!
Project 5: Typography Video
Watch Abbott and Costello's
"Who's on First"
dialogue. Next watch the
version of this same dialogue. Finally, using a combination of Photoshop and Flash, create your own Typography dialogue. For ideas about a dialogue that you might use for this see
Colin's Movie Monologue Page
. This is certainly not the only site that you can use, but it is a start.
Check out this PowerPoint about how Fonts have their own personality, especially
Project 4: ATC Cards
Please make a total of 9 ATC cards. The dimensions of your canvas should be 2 1/2 x 3 1/2.There should be 1 signature, 2 one of a kinds and 6 series cards. Please make sure to speak with me about the subject of your cards prior to starting your designs. Good luck & have fun! See resource links below for ideas and suggestions.
ATC resource site 1
ATC resource site 2
Create a full page ad for All State Propane. Use the photos provided by Mrs Bakken. All ads should be 8 1/2 x 11, have a slogan and be reproduceable in electronic as well as print format.
. One of each of the following: Line, Gap, Circle and Flash. When finished please put these on your Wiki. Use Photoshop to create each of the Tessellations.
Project 1: Reminder...be sure to put all work on your Wiki. Organize it for 2nd Semester...
, create a number of basic Flash Videos. Have fun and remember, the key is using multiple layers! Here's another
Once you have the hang of Flash, create 2
. You won't believe your eyes.
End of First Semester....
For your Final Exam this semester... Create a website, using Dreamweaver, that shows of your effort so far this year. Please see rubric for specifics. Website will be presented in class.
Vanity (Personalized) License Plate
. Feel free to use this tutorial, or any other that catches your eye. I'm looking for creativity, a realistic look.... including appropriate number of letters/numbers/symbols.... and Wow Effect.
Look back on your projects this semester, especially your first projects. Re-do one of them, demonstrating your improved skills with Photoshop. Use
for ideas and put a new twist on an old project idea. Show us something COOL!
Create an Image in Photoshop that could be used as a button in Dreamweaver. Create a 2nd image in Photoshop that shows a change from the first image. This will be used as a rollover button example for Dreamweaver. I'll will come around and grade this assignment on your computer. This will come in handy when you go to create your Final Semester Portfolio.
Using Dreamweaver, create a website for your business. There are many tutorials for using Dreamweaver & here are a few
Dreamweaver for Beginners
Step by Step Video Tutorial,
Tutorial 2 - You tube
Tips/Tricks and ideas on using Dreamweaver
This website will be presented to the class. Make sure it is professional and demonstrates creativity!
Here's a link to some other
Dreamweaver Tutorial ideas
about how to create a Logo for your Business.
Designing a (1)
(Here is a tutorial about how to use Photoshop to create a
. Once your logo is in place, create a business
for your company.
Finally, put together an
to go with it. This should be a billboard type (static) advertisement.
Watch this video of
Abbott and Costello
. Notice the effective use of Typography to relay emotion and feeling to the viewer.
Create a poster based on the effective use of
(what you learned from the tutorials). Check out these
Typographic Poster ideas. When you are creating your text, you might want to use this
How to put picture in text
(Here's another tutorial on how to
put an image inside of text
Texture tutorial...For additional
Text Effects Tutorials
here is another site. For Youtube videos on
Using Photoshop create a Magazine Cover of your favorite "star". Your cover should have each of the
elements given in this example
. Be creative. Do a Google search for Magazine Covers to get some ideas. Use
for some more ideas.
Photoshop Mask Basics
. Make sure Photoshop is open and make your own picture, following the instructions provided.
Layer Masks -Learn about what a
is! Use this
layer mask tutorial
to complete the following task. Remove an object from a photo and place it in a second photo. Create a final photograph (3rd) that combines the elements from both of these photographs.
Removing a background using a
- Copy this
photograph to your folder. Use the channel mask tutorial to remove the fireworks from the photograph, then place the fireworks in a completely separate photograph.
Using the masking technique that you learned, create your own piece of work.
Create Logo for your wiki. Use Photoshop to create a "representation" of you. Make sure your canvas size is no larger than 2" by 2". Also, create/develop your "welcome" page, which is to say, your home page.
Learn about using
Create a "work of art" that demonstrates your understanding of using brushes.
cool Photoshop Effects
. Use a different photo for each of the 4 effects.
Learn how to
photos. Complete all 4 tutorials.
Learn how to use Photoshop to
an image. Please re-touch at least 2 images. Paste the originals next to the re-touched versions on a document and describe what you did to each one. Share the final product with me using Google Docs.
Read through this tutorial on
Tips & Tricks for beginners
. Complete tasks as they are discussed.
How to use photoshop
Create Wiki to display projects.
Photoshop CS3 for beginners
Tutorial Part I using a minimum of 2 photos. Preferably these photos should be personal to you.
help on how to format text
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