GRAPHIC DESIGN I- AUGUST, 2019
DATE

Information/Activities/Projects and Assignments

FRI

8/23

BELLRINGER: We analyze a piece of graphic artwork-  Complete "The Insane/ Embarrassing" Thinking Sheet.

FOR TODAY: Work on "The Black Square Problem." Black Square Problem graded on MONDAY of next week (I am giving you an extra day because of the Malevich Challenge!)

THU

8/21

BELLRINGERS FOR TODAY: We complete "The Zen and the Art of Graphic Design Thinking Sheet". Here is a link to the video for this Bellringer:

AFTER THE BREAK: Think you can do just as good a job as "The Black Square" Guy? Complete the "Malevich Challenge" in Photoshop in less than 20 minutes. This will be graded as an ASSESSMENT of your ability to create and manipulate SHAPES in Photoshop.

FOR TODAY: Work on "The Black Square Problem." Black Square Problem graded on MONDAY of next week (I am giving you an extra day because of the Malevich Challenge!)

TUE

8/20

CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT: We had SEVEN Concurrent Enrollment forms completed by last Friday. There is a chance that we could still get a few more forms submitted today or tomorrow. PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY! You are going to be in the class anyway, GET CREDIT FOR IT!

BELLRINGERS FOR TODAY: We have a double class period today, due to MAPS Testing. We discuss the need to break up the double class periods and then review the article and answer the questions on the "Graphic Design for the Homeless" Thinking Sheet.

FOR TODAY:

We review some Black Square project points (such as SHIFT-CLICK-DRAW and ALT-CLICK-DRAG), then begin work on "The Black Square Problem"

Black Square Problem graded on FRIDAY of this week.

FRI

8/16

CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT: All CE forms and the syllabus is DUE TODAY!

BELLRINGER: Please complete the WAO Graphic Design Questionnaire.

FOR TODAY:

We review some Black Square project points (such as SHIFT-CLICK-DRAW and ALT-CLICK-DRAG), then begin work on "The Black Square Problem"

Black Square Problem graded on THURSDAY of next week.

THU

8/15

CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT: John Dixon from Aims comes to help us register for Aims.

BELLRINGER: We complete and discuss "The Black Square as Art" Thinking Sheet.

Introduction to Visual Communication: The Black Square Game. We will use the following groups:

  • TEAM AARDVARK: Claudia, Angel, Sam, Ciara, Cody, Lucas, Casey
  • TEAM ZEBRA: Kyelar, Sidney, Matt, Cristal, Nacona, Toshea
"The Black Square Problem" worth 100 points total! Will be due next week, exact date to be determined.

TUE

8/13

Welcome Back!

Names and Introductions.

AIMS Concurrent Enrollment forms and applications: Please see Mrs. Rolfe ASAP if you are interested in getting college credit for this course and have not yet signed registration forms!

Discussion of expectations for Concurrent Enrollment students.

Graphic Design Course overview and classroom rules and regulations

COMPUTER LOGIN: Navigate to highlandtechnology.org, BOOKMARK page!

  • Temporary Login for new students: USERNAME: techlab
  • PASSWORD: huskies1

GRAPHIC DESIGN SYLLABUS: DUE Friday, 8/16, 15 point assignment.

IF WE HAVE TIME: "The Black Square as Art" Thinking Sheet.