G.A.R.V.

Principles of Good Layout: Group / Grouping Align / Alignment Repeat / Repetition Vary / Variety Mr. Machtay will show a PowerPoint explaining these 4 Layout Principles. This week you will be given the content (words and images) and asked to complete the layout on two Photoshop files, both in your CART1 folder: typographylayout.psd and artist layout.psd. TYPOGRAPHYLAYOUT.PSD You must

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Constructing Tables in HTML

In your web1 folder there is a file called tablecells.html. Open this file with Dreamweaver CS6. From the same folder also open the GIF images tablemodel.gif. tablecells.html has the first row of a table constructed with HTML. tablemodel.gif shows what the completed table should look like. Be aware that the open table tag <table> needs a close table tag </table>

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Layer Masks: Movie Posters

In the CART1 folder you downloaded to your documents there is a file called “layermasks.psd.” Open this file with Photoshop CS6. Follow along with Mr. Machtay as he demonstrates how to use Layer Masks. You will create three: Layer Mask with Letters Layer Mask with Shape Layer Mask with Gradient Then you will work on the following creative project and

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What Designs Look Good?

Go online and find an advertisement for a product you like (it could be an ad for soda or chips). It should have the product logo, a slogan (such as “Coke, it’s the real thing”) and some picture. Maybe it’s a photograph, maybe it’s a piece of artwork, maybe it’s multiple pictures. Save the image of the advertisement to your

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Interview Video

Why am I changing around the curriculum and having you work on the Interview Video now? In order to do the Interview Video you will have to put in OUT OF CLASS HOURS — and a lot of you need those hours. JOBS FOR INTERVIEW Director: Decides where everyone will be, supervises. Cameraperson: Operates the camera. Sound Person: Attaches microphone,

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Productive Summer Log

Productive Summer Log Fill this out for CTE today: http://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gpAKbwCXAA5youBT3WO5BBb_tySBxLwFqCivP_MkZbs/viewform?usp=send_form Also, complete your Worklog for the week of September 8th. From now on make sure your worklog is complete for the previous week by the end of 6th period Monday (it will ding your grade if it’s not filled out). Copy and paste to add more weeks. Speak to Mr.

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Playing with Reality

IMPLIED ACTION When you’re watching a movie and see someone hit by a car, the odds are good that actor wasn’t really hit by the car. Same with someone stabbed or falling down a flight of steps. Movies alter reality by combining shots in a way that makes you believe some dramatic action has happened. Your team will make a

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Name Banners

Adjectives can be used to describe people (businesslike, silly, cheerful, serious, gloomy, wild, loud, quiet). These same adjectives can be used to describe designs. You will select one adjective that describes you. This one word will be the inspiration for three Name Banners you will design in Photoshop. Each Name Banner will be 400 pixels wide by 200 pixels height,

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