A| 01.04.16|Monday


  • From Guidance: Come get the help and support you need from Ms. Emmy & Liam Danaher from VSAC. There will be two information sessions on January 8th (Friday) one at 10:00 and one at 11:00 in the Library computer lab. These will be identical sessions so please pick one and plan accordingly with your program teachers. Please let us know by tomorrow if you plan to attend.  *Graduating students only

Today’s Lesson Plan:

  • Review next steps of ad campaign.
    • Revisions of initial design (first comp)
    • Process Book
    • Mount ad campaign
    • Present campaign to class
  • Work time for Pin Designs/Ad Campaign until 11:00. Before break,
    • Print out 2 copies of your pins on letter size paper
      • 1. to scale (little)
      • 2.scale to fit media (big)
  • 11:15;  round table critique of pin designs.
  • Setting up final pin designs:
    • Expanding paths in Illustrator.
    • Resizing pins.

Assignments/New Today:

Assignments/Due Dates:

  • A10 | Ad Campaign. Final Ad designs due EOD Wednesday
  • A11 Pin Design Due EOD Monday Jan. 4th
    • Pin must read SkillsUSA 2016-2017
    • Must be no larger than 1 ¼ sq. in. Build your Illustrator artboard to size and scale.
    • No Google imagery. Either self-generated or thinkstock only
    • Save in Projects/A11 Pin Design
    • You may develop more than one idea to begin, but you will only submit one for the competition.

Assignments/Past Due:

Upcoming dates:

  • 01.11.16-01.14.16  DCM Midterm
  • 01.15.16 DCM Midterm make-up exam day (school is in session)
  • 01.18.16 Martin Luther King Day, no school

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