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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Revising Bullet Points

Your Artist Bullet Points have been returned to you with notes. You can use Friday to make revisions/fixes. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE if you need more time to work on the Bullet Points. If Mr. Machtay wrote notes about things you need to fix or add and you do not fix/add those things, YOUR GRADE WILL GO DOWN! Do not begin

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Artist Retrospective

Hooray! The SF Museum of Modern Art has decided to have a Retrospective about YOUR ARTIST — the one you’re going to report on for class. Since you’re an expert in that artist, the museum has hired you to work on the marketing materials for the show. You have to give the museum three different poster designs for your artist’s retrospective.

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Van Gogh’s Early Life

When you work on a PowerPoint for a presentation, you should use Bullet Points instead of full sentences. You need to select only the most important pieces of information for your bullet points. In your oral presentation, you should give more details and explanations. The PowerPoint Bullet Points are just points of reference for your audience to be able to follow what

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