A | 3.17.17 | Friday (2nd year)


  • CCV Drawing 2 today
  • Studio and Production Room are closed for lunch until further notice (as is the DCM hallway).
  • Lane Press Update:
    • Last day of CWE is either 4/12 (Mayla + Alayna) or 4/18 (Tyler + Matt). (Melinda will let us know whether she wants to make up the snow days)
    • No CTE students will be going to Lane Press  4/6 (Flynn Theater trip)
  • Lyndon State competition is today, think winning thoughts for our student designers.

Projects/Assignments/Client Work

  • All. Resume.
    • Make final revisions based on what you learned from today’s workshop. Due EOD Monday 3/20
  • All. Capstone
    • Final due date: Must be complete and ready to present for final portfolio.
    • Written Proposal: make revisions based on teacher feedback. turn in by EOD Monday
  • Alayna. 17001. Independence Market Gardens Logo. Client: Natasha Halverson
    • waiting on client response.
  • Apollo. 17007. Little Ones University Logo. Client: Kristen Fontaine
    • Logo: see client email, 1. round out letters) 2. make the letters be the same width,”L” is much thinner then the “n” client likes the more bolder lettering  3. apostrophe in One’s.
    • Print and turn in for teacher feedback.
  • Alayna. 17015. CTE Marketing Project. Client: Carrie Dickinson
    • build 3 digital comps (rough, beginning ideas) of one of your poster design ideas, include a quote and a stock image (both are place holders) Due EOD Monday
    • schedule times to photograph staff members. Script email to all CTE explaining why you will be photographing and when
  • Brian. 17027. Childcare Infographic. Clients: Norm Poutre, Connie Esmay, Lissa Bogner, Chris Chase
    • Taking photographs next Tuesday
  • Apollo. 17039. DCM recruitment materials update. Client: Tracey Brown & Robin Perlah
    • waiting on instructor feedback
  • Apollo. 17053. Dental Assisting logo. Client: Beth Ladd
    • waiting on teacher feedback
  • Brian. 17034 National Technical Honor Society package (invitation, poster for event, program, poster for requirements). Client: Sarah Wilson
    • make minor correction as stated in email from client and then print. 
  • Matt. 17051 One Acts Poster and Playbill. Client: Aly Perry
    • Ready files and submit for grading
  •  Mayla & Alayna. 17072. Scan slides: Client: Mr. Perlah
    • meet with Mrs. P for project overview: (next Tuesday… darn snow)
    • set up scanning framework
  •  Matt. 17005. Cabaret Poster. Client: Nick Stokes
    • ready file and turn in for grading
  • 17079 Human Powered parade poster ON HOLD
    • Break apart elements (delete large character in the foreground)
    • Begin experimenting with layout
  • Mayla. 17082. Book illustrations: Client: Markey Read
    • revisions due to client EOD today 
      • House: add brick chimney and smoke. Make sure all boxes are the same size and that content is centered within each box, padding on top and bottom. color version and greyscale
      • Pushpin: crop + replace thumbnail with high resolution version. greyscale.
      • Circles: make minor changes to greyscale version based on feedback from Markey. Then, using cards made by Dakota from last year, create colored version of the illustration. Each ball’s color corresponds to the character (as represented in the cards). The center circle should be a swirl of the four colors.
      • Focus on finishing the greyscale versions first (color versions of circles + house can be completed next week)
  • Mayla. 17082. passport pics: Client: Ann Oshaughnessy
    • waiting on client response to email
  • Tyler. 17085 DCM recruitment video: client: DCM instructors
    • Schedule time to interview students (Arvid, Charlotte, Jason, Matt, Aislynn)
    • Start shooting Monday
  • Brian. 17086 Flyer: client: Emmy
    • Please forward email exchange with Emmy to instructors (next time, please cc everyone). She will not need the poster printed.
    • Ready files and submit for grading
  • Apollo. 17081 program, prop, and photo booth signage for recognition: client Beth Ladd
    • review project requirements and spreadsheet
    • create workflow process
    • begin gathering imagery
    • build signage
  • Matt. 17088 Brown/Zupan wedding invite. Client: Mrs. B
    • Just work on invite first. Once invite is approved then move to RSVP and info cards;
    • Invite: soften edges of images using paintbrushes as PS masks (see cyanotype examples) and make image on invite look like an old photo (sepia). Find body copy font (elegant older serif font, Cheltenham, Garamond etc) to complement decorative script font that is used for names on invite. DUE EOD Friday

Upcoming dates

  • 3/17/17 Lyndon Design Comp • 10 am-4:30 pm (note early departure from + late return to CTE)
  • 4/6/17 Flynn Theater Show • Bus departs @ 9:15 am (NO CWEs)

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