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Class Portfolios
Design instruction. Industry news. Life prep. Student artwork. Bad jokes. Cool music. Good times.

How To Print And Save For Web
  • Select your paper size (Letter or Legal)
  • Be sure the orientation is correct (Portrait or Landscape) and check
    the SCALE TO FIT MEDIA box.
  • Print to the Lexmark (Copy 2) printer

  • Open your work and do a COPY MERGED copy of it
  • Create a new file and paste it.
  • Go to IMAGE- IMAGE SIZE and change the resolution to 100dpi
  • With your file open, go to FILE - SAVE FOR WEB & DEVICES
  • In the upper right corner, select the JPEG option and make sure it's
  • In the lower left corner, you'll see the file tag JPEG and a time in
    seconds. It should be under 100 seconds.
  • Choose SAVE and select your block folder.
Semester 1
Study guides for Photoshop and Illustrator certification
exams as well as codes to take the pre-tests can be
found by clicking on the text above.



Groove Salad is the channel I play
in class all the time
Semester 2 is a simple web page creator that lets you look at thousands of website
templates and then save one and edit it. Remove their pictures, put in yours.
Remove their text, put in yours.  Changing color schemes, etc.. The best portfolio
pages have a simple landing (or Splash) page, and then links to your gallery.

Some student examples can be
found here. Design an online portfolio for
yourself. Include your artwork you've designed this semester, year or so far during
your time in class. Your name should figure prominently into the design.
Pages should include:
  • Index Page - Examples Page - About You Page - Contact Page

*Pictures for upload must be saved JPEG, BMP, PNG or TIFF formats.
  • Save As to your folder with your name in the title.
  • Go through each standard regardless of level and start checking off what
    you know you have accomplished and provide your corresponding proof.
2015 - 2016
NEW STUDENTS (2nd Semester)
1. Adobe Illustrator Practice 1 & 2
2. Adobe Illustrator Styles
3. Adobe Illustrator Self-Portrait
4. Adobe Illustrator Emoji Sets
5. Adobe Illustrator Famous Characters Poster
6. Personal T-Shirt Design
7. Cubee Art!
8. Outdoor Advertising - 3 Billboards
1. Industry Pricing Research
2. Adobe Illustrator Tutorial
3. Adobe Illustrator Demonstration
4. Seminole Pow Wow Logo Contest
5. Adobe Illustrator Emoji Sets
6. Adobe Illustrator Famous Character Design
7. School T-Shirt Slogan Design
8. Adobe InDesign - Intro Project (Levels 3 - 4)
9  Adobe InDesign - Menu Design
Monday - Friday  April 9th - 13th
2 pts
2 pts
3 pts
3 pts
3 pts
2 pts
2 pts
5 pts
Weird .Gif Of The Week
Gaming Class - Splash Pages
Commercial Arts
Adobe Illustrator Weekly Tutorial: One New Thing For The Week
Level 2 - 4 Students
  • Students become familiar with industry standard software - Adobe InDesign
  • Students learn the limitations and advantages to working with layout and also entrepreneurship and marketing to
    a wide demographic with their menu design
  • Students create alternative outdoor advertising designs and learn about guerilla marketing
Adobe Photoshop Weekly Tutorial: One New Thing For The Week
2 pts
2 pts
3 pts
3 pts
3 pts
3 pts
2 pts
1 pts
5 pts
All Students
Certification Testing info.
Certification Pre-Testing Deadline is Friday April 27th
  • Mr. Juul will need your passing scores from your certification testing by the end of class on Friday, April 27th to
    sit for a certification exam on Tuesday May 1st - Friday May 4th. We need something you can print out
    showing your score.
What's Up This (Week 13)
Project 9 | Disturbing Kids Book Covers

Yes, it’s time once again to visit the world of books from our youth. The Little Golden books, Dick and Jane, Dr.     
Seuss and more.

Your job is to find a high resolution book cover, match the font as close as possible (Times New Roman on the
Dick and Jane illustrations, and remake the cover into something a bit more modern, humorous and disturbing.

Project 10 | Pinellas Park Chamber of Commerce Logo Contest
  • Letter about the contest
  • Pre-Production. Research what the city is about. The letter hints at this.
  • Make a resource file of other Chamber of Commerce logos. Research and save what you like and think work.
    Look at the variety in just one search of "Chamber of Commerce Logos".
  • Try searching city logos as well. Look!
  • Thumbnail concept ideas are needed. Do not half-ass these. Solid, conceptual designs only. Do LOTS of these.
  • Finals should be done in Adobe Illustrator
  • Critique! Critique! Critique! with other students and Mr. Juul
All Levels 5 and Up Students
Dates To Remember
April 27th - Deadline For Certification Pre-Testing Results (2 Pre-Tests with passing scores)
May   1st - 4th - Certification testing
May 15th - All Final Projects Due
May 16th - Osceola Graduation (11:30am) Seminole Graduation (2:30) Tropicana Field
May 17th - Tech High at Seminole - Final Exams for students grades 9 - 11
May 24th - Last Day Of School For All Students
Project 10 | Ben & Jerry's Package Design

You will be creating packaging for your own brand of Ben & Jerry's ice cream! It can be a theme, character or flavor
driven design. The template you'll be using will be online soon. Start by creating thumbnail sketches for your design
and decide what kind do I want to do? Is it a novelty brand? One that ties in with a movie or show? You will also be
creating an ad for your ice cream that will work across social media platforms.