Textile Design

Create a new file 720px x 500px. You will create multiple designs using the first letter of your name. Choose a different typeface for each. Create at least 5 different designs. Mr. Machtay will show the class: How to easily duplicate a layer and transform the new layer. How to quickly transform subsequent layers so each one has the same

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Proposal for Statement Videos

Each student will write a one-page proposal for their Statement Video Project. PROPOSAL FOR DOCUMENTARY/INFORMATIONAL VIDEO (non-fiction): TOPIC: What is the subject of the video? QUESTION/CONFLICT: What question will you be exploring? Or what conflict will you be explaining? WHO TO INTERVIEW: What people (or groups) will be interviewed to help tell your story? WHAT QUESTIONS: List the questions you will ask

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KALW Work with Podcasts

This is a digital version of the hand-outs given to class on November 8th. This will make it easier to go to the links listed: How to Interview People   There should be a logical flow to your questions. The flow at most times can be chronological, especially when interviewing people for their personal stories, performers or authors.   For

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Interested in Art/Film Schools?

Here are some useful links. Website for AICAD (Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design), useful ab out a variety of art and film schools. Fall Preview Day at California College of the Arts, November 11th, 9 am-3 pm. National Portfolio Day, hosted at California College of the Arts, January 14th, 2018. There will be dozens of Art Colleges

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Entomophagy!

You will create a folder called 2lastnamebugs/3lastnamebugs. This will be a multi-part project and you will place all JPGs from this assignment into your 2lastnamebugs folder. THE ASSIGNMENT 80% of cultures around the world eat insects. But most Western countries do not. Some believe that the solution to world hunger is using insects as a source of food. So, how would you

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National Arts College Fair

This Saturday, November 3rd, at the South San Francisco Convention Center, will be the National Performing and Visual Arts College Fair. Students interested in attending one of these schools should bring a portfolio (or a link to an online portfolio) and make notes in advance of what colleges you want to speak with. https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/pva/san-francisco-performing-and-visual-arts-college-fair/  

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Individual Mini-Zines

Each student will make an individual one-page mini-zine. You can create this on computer or you can do it on paper. Mr. Machtay has paper templates for you to follow (how to fold your paper into 8 pages). Or you can download a Photoshop template from machtayh > pickup > 1-pagezineTemplate.psd. Each zine needs words and images. Some have more words,

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Fixing Damaged Photographs

Go to pickupdropoff > machtayh > pickup folder (server address is smb://10.63.11.6). There is a folder named pics_to_fix (tinted yellow). Drag that folder to your desktop. Open the picture called girl.psd. Mr. Machtay will demonstrate how to use the Healing Tools to repair damages in this photo. SPOT HEALING TOOL: One-step. This tool merges the colors around a damaged spot. HEALING

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Sports Franchise Designs

You will create a new SPORTS FRANCHISE for the Bay Area. It can be any sport you choose (football, tennis, quidditch). The name cannot be a name currently used by a major sports franchise. Call your team the San Francisco ________, or the Bay Area _______. In your 2lastnamesports/3lastnamesports folder you will place: PART ONE: 3 Different Logos for your

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Galileo Ad Campaign

You will create an AD CAMPAIGN for Galileo. Each one 400px wide by 600px ht, saved as JPG, placed in folder 2lastnameGalads/3lastnameGalads. Each Ad must have: Picture(s): Don’t just slap down one picture and say you’re done. Show your Photoshop skills. Use Filters, Layer Styles, Layer Masks, Cut-Outs. Layer Styles: You must use Layer Styles for each ad. Logo: How will

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