Layout

Mr. Machtay will review 4 Principles of Good Layout. These are: GROUP/GROUPING ALIGN/ALIGNMENT REPEAT/REPETITION VARY/VARIETY and in the case of the second assignment, we’re adding BALANCE! You are going to work on two different PSD files in your CART1 folder: TYPOGRAPHY.PSD Mr. Machtay will hand out printed versions of what the completed Typography page should look like. You will try to match

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Name Banners

Adjectives can be applied to design. The same describing words used for a person, can also describe a design (professional, crazy, loud, quiet). This week you’re going to make three banners, each of which displays your first name. Each banner will be 400 pixels wide by 200 pixels high. You will save each one as a JPG and place the three in

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Landscape & Twins

IMAGINARY LANDSCAPE Make a new Photoshop file 600 pixels width by 400 pixels height. Find three different photographs that show landscapes: it could be buildings, or mountains, or a waterfall, or a forest, or a beach, or houses, or streets. One photograph must show something in San Francisco Choosing the photographs to go together: Make sure the lighting matches. Use

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Galileo Banners

Design has purposes and it has reasons. A banner for the football team needs to be bold and bright, so if you hold it up from the top row of Kezar Stadium it’s easily seen by TV cameras. The banner may just say “Galileo” or “Galileo Lions.” Whereas a banner for the door of the principal’s office should be businesslike

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Beginning Photoshop

These are the steps we will follow in class to begin work with Photoshop: You have been given a handout showing the Photoshop toolbar. Use that to find the correct tool or to understand the parts of Color Palette and Layers Palette. Select New File from the Menu. In the New File Dialogue Box select pixels instead of inches. Set the

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Teen Magazine

Create a folder named 2lastnameMagazine or 3lastnameMagazine. Inside that folder place your JPG with 3 different magazine logos. You will create 8 more JPGs, each one 400px W x 600px Ht. Name them as follows: page1: This will be the cover of your magazine. You will place your logo prominently at the top of the page. Then you will place

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“What’s Cool” Magazine, Step 1

You have been hired to create a new magazine with the temporary title “What’s Cool for Teens.” Your first job is to decide what kind of magazine it will be. Will it be about Fashion? Celebrities? Cool Cars? Music? Sports? (Whatever it is, it must be from a teen perspective and appealing to teenage readers.) Once you decided on the

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Movie About Your Artist

The artist you’ve been researching and reporting on has led an interesting life and contributed to art history. Since you are an expert on this particular artist, the movie studio has hired you to come up with a script about the artist’s life (well, they want you to write an outline of the story). Some movies tell the story of an artist’s

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Artist PowerPoint

You have this week to make any revisions or additions to your Artist Bullet Points. Mr. Machtay wrote notes and feedback on your Bullet Points — make sure you pay attention and do what was asked (and please ask if you can’t read Mr. M’s handwriting). In putting together your PowerPoint, follow the same steps we did for the Mario

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Mario Botta PowerPoint

Today in class we will model creating the PowerPoint about your artist. You have a folder called CART1 that was downloaded from pickupdropoff > machtayh > pickup last fall. In that folder there is a folder called “mariobotta.” All the pictures and words you need are in the mariobotta folder. Open Microsoft Office > Microsoft PowerPoint. Create a new file. DO

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