Unit 4

Quiz.

4 pts.


roll


Change screen resolution

Shut down Adobe Programs. Open up system preferences. Open up Displays- second row. Choose “scaled” Change screen resolution to 1600 x 900.


What is Critique.ppt?


Deliverable:

Three final alternative layouts of your Ad Redesign. Print and file.


Peer critique

Team up with a series of class mates.

Provide intelligent, useful feedback and suggestions for your partner.

As you enter into this process, realize that you are making your reputation right now.

Foster among your peers the impression that you are thoughtful and can offer insight and you will be remembered for good reasons.

Review each other’s designs utilizing the design concepts and methods discussed both in the textbook reading and in class.

This is not a deposition or a trial.

Greet commentary and feedback others give you regarding your projects as another perspective, not a condemnation.
Listen carefully to the feedback you receive.

Take notes.

Name these people in your notes.

Your final InDesign document will contain a page of these detailed notes on the feedback you have received.


Break (early @2)


Indesign Review/final submission of Ad Redesign project.

Placing, embedding, linking. Master Pages. Using guides on Master pages to set up layout.

Packaging.

Project Specifications:

At the beginning of class next week, you will submit an InDesign Package Folder called “your last name_Ad_Redesign”

The project contained in the package will include, in this order:

  1. Sketches page(s), Page(s) titled accordingly
  2. 5″ x7″ pages of Roughs (3 minimum) These are the options you created as homework for week 4.
  3. One 8.5″ x 11″ page containing notes on the feedback you received in the week 4 peer critique and a rationale for the final rough you chose to submit. Run spellcheck: Edit/Spelling.
  4. Scan your marked up prints from today’s peer crit and include them on additional pages. This adds to the story of this project.
  5. The final design chosen.Delete any pages from your document without content.
    Projects submitted without the above required items are incomplete, and will earn a failing grade.

Submit a Progress Check Package today: “Lastname4A”


Magazine Cover/Layout Project

Introduction


Digital Proportion

bits, bytes, kilo, mega, giga, tera


4B Selections Tutorial

Basic interface of Adobe Photoshop: Menus, Preferences, Review of Vector based images and Raster based images. Selecting, deselecting. Move tool. Selection tools. Magic Wand tool, Crop Tool. Saving selections, stored in Channels, loading stored selections. Image size dialog box.


Raster image file structure lecture

Binary information. Information stored relative to raster image mode: bitmap, greyscale, RGB, CMYK. Channels as a concept.


4C Bookcovers I


Homework

  1.  At the beginning of class next week, you will submit an InDesign Package Folder called “your last name_Ad_Redesign”

    The project contained in the package will include, in this order:

    • Sketches page(s), Page(s) titled accordingly
    • 5″ x7″ pages of Roughs (3 minimum) These are the options you created as homework for week 4.
    • One 8.5″ x 11″ page containing notes on the feedback you received in the week 4 peer critique and a rationale for the final rough you chose to submit. Run spellcheck: Edit/Spelling.
    • Scan your marked up prints from today’s peer crit and include them on additional pages. This adds to the story of this project.
    • The final design chosen. Delete any pages from your document without content.
      Projects submitted without the above required items are incomplete, and will earn a failing grade.
  2. Textbook Reading Assignment

    Read Chapters 7 and 8.
    “Chapter 7: Type”
    “Chapter 8: Color Basics”
    Take notes. Your written notes can be used during next week’s 15 minute quiz at the beginning of class.

  3. 4C Bookcovers I

    Deliverable at the beginning of class next week: “Lastname4C.psd”