Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Week 7 2015 Scratch Code

Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, 2015

Assignment: Code Game Graphics
Details: Using Scratch, import graphics and code your game.
Links: Scratch
Downloads: Scratch Sizes 480 x 360 pixels


1. Basic X Moving

2. How to Animate a Walking Sprite

3. How to Jump

Scratch Coding Tips: https://goo.gl/photos/nQx1pgzS2VzT6Y4SA


Monday, September 21, 2015

Week 6 2015 Game Design

September 21-25, 2015

You have just been hired to design a video game. Come up with a name, logo, then create your character.

-Game Name 25pts.
-Game Logo 25pts.
-Game 1st character 50pts.

Name of and title or logo.

First Level

Live Paint Bucket & Selection Tools

Layers & Grouping

Monday, September 14, 2015

Week 5b 20015 T-Shirt Design

Sept. 14 - 17, 2015

Assignment: T-Shirt Design
Description: Create a T-Shirt for the upcoming Hillcrest Career Exploration Day.

Must include the following:
-Color: Green & Black on a White T-Shirt.
-Text: Hillcrest Career Exploration Day
-Theme: "Are you ready"

Download Logos: Hillcrest Graphics

Top 15


Thursday, September 10, 2015

Week 5a 2015

September 14-17, 2015

Assignments: Business Card, Web Header, Video Title, & Magazine Ad.
Description: Use your logo place in each of the design layouts.

Download Media Template

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Week 4a 2015

September 8-11, 2015

Assignments: Download 5 Fonts
Description: Download 5 different fonts and Instal.

1. Find 5 fonts.
- DaFont: http://www.dafont.com/
- ReFont: http://www.refont.com/

2. Download Font
3. Unzip Font (.zip)
4. Install font. (.ttf or .otf)

Assignment: Logos (50pts)
Details: Create your own business and design five different variations of your logo.

Your logo must be a vector art graphics, no images on your logo. You can trace with the pen tool or download fonts to get clip art if you want.

-5 logos 100pts

Illustrator Gradient Tool

Illustrator Type Tool

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Week 3b 2015

Aug. 31 - Sept. 4, 2015

Assignment: Logo Research
Details: Research what your logo needs to communicate to your consumers.
Links: https://99designs.com/launch/logo-design/bdcd9bb46fad1420/brief

Background Information
-Name in logo.
-Type of organization or product.
-Target audience.
-Type of Industry.

Visual Style
-Word mark: Organization name in a stylized type/font become the logo.
-Pictorial mark: An image or shape that is easily recognizable is used to represent your business.
-Abstract mark: An abstract shape or symbol in used to convey the values of your business.
-Letter mark: Letters/initials from your business name are used to create a logo.
-Emblem: Organization name enveloped by a pictorial.
-Character: A character or mascot to represent your business.
-Web 2.0: Representing trends from the internet including gradients, rounded corner etc.

Common associations in Western culture
  • Red: Passion, Anger, Vigor, Love, Danger
  • Yellow: Knowledge, Energy, Joy, Intellect, Youth
  • Green: Fertility, Wealth, Healing, Success, Growth
  • White: Purity, Healing, Perfection, Clean, Virtue
  • Blue: Knowledge, Trust, Tranquility, Calm, Peace, Cool
  • Black: Fear, Secrecy, Formal, Luxury
  • Purple: Royalty, Wisdom, Spirituality, Imagination
  • Orange: Creativity, Invigoration, Unique, Stimulation
  • Gray: Balance, Sophistication, Neutrality, Uncommitted
- $299 Logo Design.
- $449 Logo Design and Business Card.
- $599 Logo Design, Business Card, Letterhead, Envelop, Facebook cover.

Photoshop Assignments