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Web Design - Mrs. Sheets' Classroom Website. Desktop Publishing Projects for High School Students « Jerry Travis.com. You have found your way to the Art of Sneaky Teaching with Print Projects resource site.

Desktop Publishing Projects for High School Students « Jerry Travis.com

The purpose of this site is to provide ideas for those who teach Desktop Publishing. The site was created and maintained by Jerry Smith, a Business Education teacher at the Breathitt Area Technology Center in Jackson, KY. The materials are not lesson plans per se, but they can be used as the application and assessment parts of a lesson plan. Most of this material presented here was written for use in high school classrooms, however, it could be easily adapted for pre- and post-secondary students as well. I have taught these lessons with both Microsoft Publisher and Adobe Indesign. Some of the rubrics and project are better than others: What you see is an amalgamation of three years of trial, error, and imagination. You should be very excited to be teaching Desktop Publishing.

Tyga mixtape colors. Andrew Drozd. 2nd Semester Graphic Arts Curriculum page 2 - Mr Drozd's Digital Media Studies. Learning Objectives: Sketch Filters, Setting foreground and background on default Black and White colors.

2nd Semester Graphic Arts Curriculum page 2 - Mr Drozd's Digital Media Studies

HW: We sometimes take for granted the ability to see the world in color. What other things might you take for granted and how can better appreciate them? AIM: Aim: How does the presence of color impact a composition's visual appeal? Learning Objectives: Multiply Blending mode HW: Brainstorm 5 slogans that would persuade an 8th grader to enroll at AUP. Education Exchange: The 2012 Educators' Choice Awards. Education Exchange: The 2011 Educators' Choice Awards. Photoshop Curriculum with Video Tutorials for EACH... . Graphic Design . Resource Center. Blend and Mask Yourself a Great Poster. In this tutorial, we'll be creating a poster with a strong geometric central design, which utilizes flowing blends, masks shapes, and subtle gradients, to create a sophisticated final work.

Blend and Mask Yourself a Great Poster

Learn each detailed step in creating this poster. Let's get started! Step 1 First, we'll prepare the document and swatches. Communicating with Typography. Type is always communicative, even if it wasn't designed with that goal in mind, but there are some great ways to really make it shout.

Communicating with Typography

In this tutorial, we'll explore some basic as well as some more clever ways to use type to communicate a feeling, message or idea. There are a variety of characteristics that can influence what type communicates, including but definitely not limited to: typeface & font, size, kerning, leading, capitalization, and color. Typeface & Font Perhaps the most important decision in setting an appropriate tone is choosing a typeface or font. A typeface is a family of fonts, each font being a different style (for example, Arial is a typeface, Arial Bold, Arial Narrow and Arial Regular are all fonts of the Arial typeface).

Font choice can really impact the feel of a piece. They look pretty important and regal, right? Size Size can communicate a great, but speaks the loudest when used with contrast. Kerning Leading Leading is adjusting the space between lines of text. Create a Cereal Box Cover from Scratch Using Photoshop's 3D Tools. Hi everyone!

Create a Cereal Box Cover from Scratch Using Photoshop's 3D Tools

This time I've got for you a fun tutorial, we'll create a cereal box design from scratch, using only Photoshop. We will render several fruit flavored cereal loops using the Photoshop's CS4 Extended 3D tools, apply textures to the loops, bump the surfaces and mock-up them into a real 2D image. Are you ready? Republished Tutorial Every few weeks, we revisit some of our reader's favorite posts from throughout the history of the site. Before Getting Started. 15 Photoshop Tutorials for Designing Advertisements. Create a Shampoo Advertisement in Photoshop. Today we will use the pen tool, some basic shape transformations, and color blending to create a fresh-looking shampoo bottle within the context of an advertisement.

Create a Shampoo Advertisement in Photoshop

Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Step 1. A Beginner’s Guide to Pairing Fonts. Pairing fonts can be a challenge.

A Beginner’s Guide to Pairing Fonts

Selecting two or more fonts which work well is one thing - selecting two which work together to achieve your typographic aims may have you reaching for the aspirin. Let's see if we can alleviate any headaches. This guide will help you get started with font pairing for the web. Luckily, typography has been around a lo-oong time. Typographic rules and conventions have had plenty of opportunity to establish themselves and there are loads of resources to help you out. Photoshop Elements Tutorial: Make Textured Papers.

Photoshop Elements: Make Textured Papers Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 6 August 15, 2008 Make your own unique and colorful textured papers for backgrounds and scrapbooking.

Photoshop Elements Tutorial: Make Textured Papers

Follow this four-step process to make an endless variety of textured papers: Create a solid color background. 26 Beautiful Photoshop Tutorials on Designing Posters. Posters are excellent examples of art with a purpose: an effective poster must not only show, but must also tell.

26 Beautiful Photoshop Tutorials on Designing Posters

With the following tutorials, not only will you be shown how to create beautiful digital art pieces, but also get to learn a hodgepodge of digital art techniques and methods that you can adapt later on into your design projects. In this article, you’ll find top-notch tutorials for creating posters. Not only will you be learning specific procedures for creating posters, but also Photoshop and general design practices such as photo-composition, illustration, coloring processing, typography effects, working with custom shapes, using Filters in unique ways, and much more. 1.

Shoe Advertisement Poster Using Floral Elements Using some popular design trends (floral elements) and masterful use of the Burn Tool to amicably integrate them into the poster’s subject, you will learn several great Photoshop techniques by following along this well-written tutorial. 2. 3. 4. 35 Photoshop Tutorials for Designing Your Own Posters. Creating posters with Photoshop can be a lot of fun and there are unlimited opportunities.

35 Photoshop Tutorials for Designing Your Own Posters

In these tutorials you’ll learn some new ways to enhance your Photoshop skills while creating posters for all kinds of purposes. A lot of different styles of design are represented, and each one takes a different approach to get to the end result. You can follow some of the tutorials step-by-step, or browse them and find parts that you want to use in your own design projects. Either way, you’re sure to be able to learn some new skills and techniques if you’re interested in improving at Photoshop and poster design. 30 Latest Photoshop Poster Tutorials. A poster is a sort of publicized material intended to be fastened to a wall or vertical spot.

Usually, posters consist of both textual and graphic components, but a poster could be at times totally graphical or completely text. Posters were created to convey information as well as grab attention. 30+ Photoshop Tutorials in Creating Amazing Posters. Designing Posters is very interesting to do with Photoshop or Illustrator.

If your fun of creating Posters, here are some cool list of tutorials that could improve your skill more and better. This article is a 30+ Photoshop Tutorials in Creating Amazing Posters. Some of this tutorials are a combination of Illustrator and Photoshop. Creating a Grunge Rock Poster This tutorial will mainly cover how to create a simple grunge effects by using displacement maps. WEBDESIGN - 30 Photo Effect Photoshop Tutorials Every Designer Will Love. TOOLBOX - Webdesign - 50+ Excellent Posters about Design.