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Class Portfolios
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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 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 Illustrato  Emoji Sets
5. Adobe Illustrator Famous Character Design
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. Adobe InDesign - Intro Project (Levels 3 - 4)
8. Adobe InDesign - Menu Design
Level 2 Students
  • Students become familiar with industry standard software - Adobe Illustrator.
  • Students learn the limitations and advantages to working with vector file formats.
  • Upper Level Students participate in a project for the City of Seminole
Level 3 and Up Students
Monday thru Friday  February 26th - March 2nd
2 pts
2 pts
3 pts
Weird .Gif Of The Week
What's Up This (Week 8)
T-Shirt Design
All Students - Cubee!
Project 4 | Adobe Illustrator - Character Design
  • Character DesignTask Sheet | (Due Date Wednesday, February 14th)
  • You will be creating a set of characters based on a famous movie, game, book, show or band
Adobe Illustrator Weekly Tutorial: One New Thing For The Week
Project 6 | T-Shirt Design
  • You'll be creating a t-shirt design for the school and printing an original for yourself (White T-Shirt only. Your
    design can be full color) Save your designs as high resolution .PNG files. Size them to what you'd like on your shirt

  • Bring in a blank! Heavy cotton (Hanes, Fruit of the Loom). The cotton poly blends do not work as well at all.
      Go for 100% heavy cotton t-shirt.
Project 7 | Personal Design
  • Design in an 8 1/2 " x 11" live area 300 dpi. File format to save is in PNG only
Project 8 | School T-Shirt Contest
  • Create a minimum of five t-shirt ideas (thumbnail sketches)
  • Design in an 81/2 " x 11" live area 300 dpi. File format to save is in PNG only
  • Should include a slogan about the school or the area of study. Research colleges for their slogans
Project 5 | Adobe Illustrator - Isometric Perspective Instructions
Tuesday & Wednesday, February 27th & 28th
Project 9 | CUBEE! (2 Day Project - Due Wednesday at the end of class.)
  • You have two days (Tuesday and Wednesday to create your Cubee Army! Your job is to create a Cubee of
    yourself. Assemble the army on the front table. I would like to be greeted by it on Thursday.
  • Check out and some examples.
  • Choose one that looks like you and download the file. Right click the download and choose the jpeg.
  • Your final should look like an vector character style of you. When finished creating you, set up your design
    for and print on cardstock & use an exact knife (not scissors) to cut out & fold your character.
   Size is 8 1/2" x 11".
  • Once you print, use a cutting mat. Do not cut on the desks without a cutting mat.
  • Carefully cut and assemble your final and place it on the front table. Take a photo of the posse! Post it online!
  • TIPS: Use Effects Gallery. Change your foreground color top black / background color to white then go to
   Filter --> "Sketch" then "Stamp"