Name Banners

Each student will design 3 banners displaying their first name, 400px wide by 200px height, saved as JPGs and placed in a folder named per class protocol. Class will discuss the way adjectives are used to describe people. The same adjectives can be used to describe designs (wild, professional, bold, gloomy, etc.). Each student will select one adjective that describes

» Read more

Good Layout

Class will learn about the principles of good layout: Grouping, Alignment, Repetition, Variety. Students will each download folder from machtayh > pickup: CompArtWorkFall12. Inside this folder are files that will be used in upcoming class projects. First, students will work on file typography.psd. They will do their best to duplicate the layout shown in class handout. Then, students will work

» Read more

Galileo Banners

CHALLENGE: You will use basic Photoshop skills to design three banners for Galileo. Each will be 400px wide by 200px height, at 72ppi. Each must use an image of a Lion, Galileo colors (purple and gold/orange), and words (Galileo, Galileo Lions, Galileo Academy or Galileo Academy of Science & Technology). Each will demonstrate student understanding of and skill with Layer

» Read more

RGB Color Table

Class has learned that Additive Color onscreen has primary colors Red-Green-Blue (RGB). And computers understand each color as a string of 6 numbers: RRGGBB. The settings in Photoshop range from 0 to 255. Computers understand these numbers in hexadecimal (counting by 16) as 00 to ff. For now we will limit ourselves to “browser-safe” settings of 00, 33, 66, 99,

» Read more