B| 03.20.15 |Friday


  •  10:00 in the Auditorium – Guest Speaker, Colin Ryan (all GD students)
  • Dakota & Alexis to Cosmo 2 classroom for leadership workshops @12:45-2:00. You will be dismissed from there at the end of the day. Cosmo 2 classroom is in the rink building
  • BFA Fairfax students are expected to attend CTE on Monday, bussing is being provided (Alexis and Shauna)
  • Kyle C and Griffen: see instructor about tablet
  • Dakota- laptop return
  • Big Change Round-up ……..4th place goes to Graphic Design with $69.09! We won a milk and cookie party. Congratulations!
  • English @ 11:15

Lesson Plan: 

  • CD
    • create digital file (see post-it notes in file for art concept approval from instructors). Track time.
  • Book jacket project.
    • Book reading due today EOD
    • Begin Research & Question Sheet: Find three versions of your cover online, print and keep in bookjacket folder
    • create a google doc for front and back flap bookjacket content (book description & author’s bio).  Print & paper clip to original bookjacket place in hand-box. DO NOT share the google doc with instructors.
    • begin thumbnails; 3 for front cover and 3 for back cover


  • Bookjacket: 
    • If you were absent on Wednesday watch the Chip Kidd Ted Talk (see blog post from Wednesday for link)
    • Complete book  by Friday!
  • Drawing Journals; due March 24th (required minimum average of one drawing per week. We are looking for depth + breadth + variety)

Past due: 

  • CD project-(pandora)Concept was due EOD Tuesday Should include:
    • Thumbnails for front & back of CD
    • Research sheet
    • CD worksheet
    • Printed dummy (duplexed and folded with marks/bleeds. Dummy should have rough thumbs sketched directly on it indicating layout of CD booklet)
    • In one paragraph, describe how the integration of the type and visuals you chose for your CD will enhance the listeners experience with your CD (Graphic Design Solutions Chapter 10/Packaging Design. Pages 229-250)
  • A is For….  was due EOD Tuesday
    • Print 1 booklet (duplexed & with marks/bleeds, uncut)
    • Print/trim/staple 1 booklet.
    • Make sure to include your imageography (paperclip everything together)

Upcoming dates:

  • Friday, March 27th: End of Quarter 3
  • Thursday, March 26th: National Technical Honor Society
  • Tuesday, March 31st: Step Up Day

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