Political Posters

What do you care about? Raise your voice about SOMETHING! Your choice — voting rights? evictions? war? refugees? hunger? income inequality? violence? the constitution? What else? There is a long tradition of Political Posters. Some are very famous. Can you express your opinions/ideas in a visual way? Choose One Topic/Opinion Create 3 Posters — each one 400pxW x 600pxHt, 72ppi, saved as

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Mixing Your Audio

Goal: Everyone mixes their Mixtape in Audacity! The complete user guide can be found online at https://manual.audacityteam.org/ A quick start guide can be found online at http://www.yorkmusicservice.co.uk/resources/downloads/AUDACITY_quick_guide.pdf You need to LOG IN AS guest user On a Computer that has Audacity downloaded into Workspace. You need a folder in  Workspace that includes (1) your interview recording; (2) a copy of

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Functional Design: Flags & Money

This week is about FUNCTIONAL design. If you design (and produce) a spoon or a table or a shirt, your finished product has a FUNCTION. Also, you must consider how the raw materials FUNCTION. (Raw Materials examples: spoon = metal; chair = wood; shirt = fabric) You will hand in a folder called 2lastnameflagmoney, include all the files listed below:

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Zine Website

Create a Photoshop Design for a Zine website for Galileo’s Peer Resource Program. Make the file 1000px W x 600px Ht. HEADER/LOGO: GalileoZine MENU: Either along the top or in a column down the left side.   DACA Healthy Relationships Life After High School Media & You Oppression Self-Esteem BODY OF PAGE: Design one column 600px Wide. Put words and

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Storyboard a Movie

This is a Communication Challenge. In pickupdropoff > machtayh > pickup > take the file called “storyboard.psd” drag it to your Documents folder. Storyboarding is an important part of planning for a movie (of any kind). On a professional movie, time on the set with actors and technicians is very expensive. You can’t sit around and try to decide what angle

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Textile Design

TEXTILE DESIGN PART 1 (SYMBOLS) 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

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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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