1. To school you in the ways of the commercial arts.
If you mimic the skills I show you and then build upon them with your own enthusiasm, interest and style, that is learning. As an eight level class,
skills learned will return a considerable job advantage once you enter the workforce. The tools used to do this job will always change. Good design
2. To open your mind MORE about the world around you.
Open your mind and ears. Trust me when I tell you that you don't know much at your age yet about how business works and what skills you'll need
to start working in this industry. The whole reason you're here is to learn how. Sometimes the best learning is done by just quietly observing...
other times by jumping in head first.
3. To promote interpersonal (social) skills.
You should never be bored in this class. I have not been charged with entertaining you. Please, get involved and you just may find yourself.
Four simple procedure rules to follow.
1. PLEASE RESPECT THE STUDIO, STUDENTS & INSTRUCTOR
Common courtesy goes a long way
2. BEGIN WORKING IMMEDIATELY UPON ENTERING CLASS
Projects are deadline driven. MAXIMIZE your time.
3. FOLLOW ALL DIRECTIONS AS THEY ARE GIVEN
Listen carefully when necessary
4. WHEN YOU ARE HERE, BE HERE. MAKE AN EFFORT
Think of this class like an internship or a real job. Do not take out your phone... sleep... talk and slack... be off task... head down... doing work for
another class (unless your'e caught up)
Careers within the commercial arts family include:
• Web Designers
• Advertising and Marketing
• Graphic and Commercial Artists & Designers
• Video game design
• Video & TV Production
• Industrial design
• Vinyl sign artwork
• TV & Movie Set Designers
• Art Directors
• Print layout artists for magazines, newspapers and advertising firms
• Silkscreen & T-Shirt Design
• Automobile artwork
• Fashion Design
• Interior Design
• Magazine Publishers ...and many more!
Check out this website for information on all available career options in the spectrum of Graphic Arts
Salary.com will give you an idea of how much money you can earn as a graphic designer in this area
Saint Petersburg area salary count for graphic designers
You are responsible for where you sit. Not someone in another class. You are responsible for cleaning your computer
and design desks on a regular basis.
If you should happen to do any of the following to your desk:
- Draw on it with markers (Tell Mr. Juul pronto)
- Cut into it with an exacto knife
- Graffiti it in any way
- Get pencil and pencil shavings all over it
- Get paint on it
|CLASS & STUDIO PROCEDURES
|TARDIES & STUDIO WARNING BELL
- A pass is required to leave class and is required if you arrive late. No Pass -- No Class.
- If you are late, just admit it and do not try to sneak into class... tardies happen. Visit the front office and get a pass.
- Please catch your bus. Do not drive here.
When your schools warning bell rings, you have five minutes before your dismissal. Stop your work and start your clean-up. This consists of :
- CLEANING YOUR DESK
- Replacing the stuff you’ve been working with (tools, markers, tablets, artwork)
- Cleaning your work area (The floor around the desk)
- Be IN YOUR SEAT for the teacher’s dismissal
All studio work is to stop at the warning bell unless you are instructed otherwise. If you decide to leave you desk dirty, stuff on the floor and are
not in your seat... guess what?
- If you have missed a quiz or a test or a PowerPoint presentation, it is your responsibility to reschedule it!
- Check the website under the front page or LAST WEEK section
- Powerpoints are located on the website or in the class folder in each block. Grab a note sheet from the front desk and get your notes.
- For each day missed, you will be given those days back to work. This may lead to you working on two projects at once.
In order for you to earn your grade, here's what my expectations of you are...
• Taking notes is not optional. Do not rely on others. Take notes. Trust me, it will help. They're 25 points each
• Following instructions to specifications asked for is a necessity
• Listen when necessary.
• Start your projects immediately each day.
• Honor the due dates you have set and turn in all parts of the project.
You EARN your grade through the completion of the following:
TESTS & QUIZZES
Rarely open note so be sure to study your notes!
* DURING TESTS & QUIZZES *
- Have a pen or a pencil.
- Check and make sure you have a pencil or pen AGAIN. If you habitually don’t have a pencil and eraser, that becomes your problem, not mine.
- TRY to answer all questions. You may surprise yourself
- All of your personal belongings are behind or off your desk. This includes books, phones, or anything else that should not be there.
- Do not talk, whisper or converse to your neighbor.
- Make it legible. If I can't read it, that's not good.
• One day late is minus 10 points.
• Two days late is minus 15 points.
• After 2 days, I have the option to not accept the project.
* PENALTIES *
- Not meeting your project deadline means you will receive a “zero” for the project.
- Missing only ONE project (grade of zero) may cause you to fail for the semester.
- If you have a legitimate reason for not completing a deadline, please see me.
- Incorporating nonsensical imagery of sex, guns, drug use, gratuitous violence or obviously offensive images is not acceptable in our class.
Leave it OUT of your work altogether. May be asked to redo the project.
- Instructor reserves the right to not grade anything which insults myself or other students in this way.
Behavior Detrimental to You And The Class and Which Could Lower Your Grade Include...
- Not turning in your assignments
- Chronic phone out in class
- Cell Phone rings in class
- You text message CONSTANTLY
- Harassing or insulting anyone in class
- Profanity (payment to our swear jar is expected)
- Not using a backing board at your desk
- Getting marker on your desk
- Throwing anything for any reason
- Not cleaning your desk before leaving
- Leaving your work at a computer
- Leaving ClipArt CDs in the computer
- Not putting away your studio tools
- Excessive distracting talking
- Not sitting at your assigned desk
- Driving to CAS without prior administrative approval
- Sitting at someone else's desk when you have alot of
work of your own to do
- Hovering / wandering away from your seat
- Listening to YouTube channels
- Wearing earbuds or earphones
- Being off task (doing nothing... talking)
- Visiting ANY website without a class specific purpose
- Falling asleep / Sleeping in class
- Excessive tardies (3 or more)
- Not listening to the instructor
- Excessive littering
- Interrupting the teacher while he is speaking
- Inappropriate physical contact while in class
- Excessive whining / begging
- If Mr. Juul is absent, this is not a free day to do nothing. You will receive a daily grade for working on what you're supposed to. Any students on
inappropriate websites, not adhering to class rules or not working on classwork will have a knock against their daily grade.
- It's a great testament to your attitude towards your education and my trust in you to do the right thing. Please do not abandon your project or
dismiss work assigned in my absence
- In my absence, fourth level and above students should be utilized as a classroom manager & resource.
- If you are in the middle of working a project, please continue. If you are finished with a project, your job will be to start working on Photoshop or
Illustrator tutorials. Check the section under Photoshop or Illustrator
Please bring the following to class every day:
- An Open Mind
- A Pencil
Getting the job starts with knowing how to interview:
- Professional language and presentation
- Professional appearance
- A resume
- Be able to answer questions about yourself and your goals
Design instruction. Industry news. Life prep. Student artwork. Bad jokes. Cool music. Good times.