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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
SAVE FOR WEB
- 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.
Study guides for Photoshop and Illustrator
certification exams can be found by clicking
on the text above.
|LEARNING GOALS FOR THE WEEK
|WIX.com 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.
WIX WEB PORTFOLIO
GOALS & SCALES + STATE STANDARDS
|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 Character Creation
6. Adobe Illustrator Gaming character creations
7. Adobe Illustrator Sprite Sets
8. Adobe Illustrator Isometric Perspective
9. Adobe Illustrator Gaming Background Creations
- Students become familiar with industry standard software - Adobe Illustrator.
- Students learn the limitations and advantages to working with vector file formats.
- Students create characters for their final project game designs
- Students learn about Pathfinder tools and begin exploring character creation
- Students learn about perspective in design.
Using Adobe Illustrator
Creating 2D and 3D Game characters
Project 5 | Adobe Illustrator - Isometric Perspective Instructions
- Isometric Room Task Sheet |
- You will be using the Perspective Tool in Adobe Illustrator to create an isometric perspective of
either your own bedroom, a specific room in your home, or a dream room is the style of this,
Adobe Illustrator Weekly Tutorial: One New Thing For The Week
Project 7 | Adobe Illustrator - Your Game Characters (*Coming Soon*)
- Task Sheet |
- You will be using Adobe software and a software of choice to create your game characters in 2D and 3D
Project 6 | Adobe Illustrator - Your Game Backgrounds
- Isometric Scene - Room - BackgroundFor Your Game Task Sheet |
- You will be using Adobe Illustrator to create an backgrounds for at least two rooms / backgrounds / locations
/ scenes from your game. These should be detailed, clean and concise. There is no room for design flaws or
errors at this point. Proof each others work. Give critical feedback to that designer in a constructive way.
How can you help? In turn, let their comments help you. Can you work with someone else in class and swap
design duties? Could you provide characters or a design style to someone?
Project 8 | Adobe Illustrator - Your Game Characters Sprite Sheets (*Coming Soon*)
- Task Sheet | (Coming Soon)
- You will be using Adobe Illustrator and any additional softwares of choice to complete sprite sheets for at
least two of your main characters. Sprite Sheets should show left, left leaning, center, right leaning, right,
back left leaning, back right leaning, from the back. If you plan on doing photorealism, you need to chopose
the best 2D and 3D software for your design styles. Digital renderings only. (IE: You can use a tablet to draw.
The final shoudl be rendered or image traced in Adobe Illustrator
Monday, February 26th
Monday, February 26th
Thursday - Friday, March 1st and 2nd
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 Cubeecraft.com and some examples.
- Choose one that looks like you and download the file. Right click the download and choose the jpeg.
- Drag that .jpeg to your desktop. Right click the file and choose "Open With" - Photoshop or Illustrator"
- Your final should loo 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!