B| 04.01.16 |Friday


  • CCV College projects: make sure you are meeting with instructors for feedback and that you are on target for your April 15th deadline
  • Brian: meet with instructor in pm for review of body copy attributes for book jacket and script second email to client
  • CTE Scholarships: kinds of scholarships, application process and due date

Today’s Lesson Plan:

  • soft introduction to Product label project
    • choose your food or beverage category. Due Monday
    • must have your container/vessel. Due Wednesday
  • Work time: Nursery Rhyme, Bookjacket, Song Lyric
  • Book jacket worktime:
    • Everybody should be working in their InDesign file.
    • Body copy: If you copied your text from google docs into your template, make sure that all formatting (esp. italics) has been brought over to the InDesign document, make corrections based on teacher feedback.
    •  High-res imagery: If you are going to create assets for your bookjacket in either Illustrator or Photoshop, make sure your documents are build to size and scale and that your imagery is HQ print ready resolution and properly linked.
  • When you are done with your Nursery Rhyme, render the movie using Lossless/Best Setting in the Render Queue as a .mov. Make sure your .mov is named NurseryRhyme_initials and that it is saved into Assignments/AfterEffects/Nursery Rhyme

Assignments/New Today:

  • Print out lyrics for your Song Lyric project. Due EOD today
  • Bring the digital file of your song to class on Monday

Assignments/Due Dates:

  • Graphic Design Solutions (orange book) Chapter 6: Symbols and Pictograms p. 145-153. was Due BOD yesterday 
  • B24 Song Lyric Project final due date TBD
  • Nursery Rhyme animation Due date EOD today April 1st (no joke, you are welcome)
  • Bookjacket: final Due date TBD
    • First comp of final design due to instructors for internal art direction EOD today April 1st (no joke). Print to fit on 11 x 17 place in hand-in box
    • Second client meeting Friday April 8th
  • CCV college project:
    • Final projects due: Friday, April 15th
    • check your timelines

Assignments/Past Due:

Upcoming dates:

  • 4.04.16 CVU College Fair: Juniors only (12:10-1:50)
  • 4.05.16 Step Up Day
  • 4.07.16 Authors visit
  • 4.08.16 next client meeting for bookjacket
  • 4.15.16 Johnson State College Artist visit day
  • 4.18.16 -4.22.16 April break

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