A | 5.26.17 | Friday


  • Happy web portfolio submission day!
  • Equipment return:
    • Danny- laptop/flash
  • Thanks to our Xerox technician, the printer is up and running
  • Network permission issues. Save Final Portfolio folder (with all your project folders etc) to your desktop and work from there. That should avoid broken links, etc.
  • Reminder: Portfolio clean-up. It is your responsibility to recycle paper when you are done cutting, and clean up after yourselves.
  • For the best seat in the house: Don’t forget to purchase your Recognition Night Raffle tickets
  • No school Monday in observance of Memorial Day

Today’s Lesson Plan: It’s all about portfolio…………………

  • Review of online assessment panel/presentation schedule and submission requirements.
  • Digital Photography for Portfolio:
    • Prints; export high resolution jpegs out of Lightroom— full size (high quality)
      • put on the server (workgroup/DigitalPhotos_toPrint_2016-17), Ms V will print on the Epson.
    • Website; export jpegs out of Lightroom— long edge 1800 px. (high quality)
  • Portfolio work time: Keep checking and crossing things off your Final Exam Steps sheet
    • ONLINE PORTFOLIO: due today 
      1. Photograph prototypes as needed
      2. Prep digital files for web portfolio
      3. Upload work into and style your website
      4. In Google Docs, write short descriptions for each portfolio piece. Print and have an instructor proof.
      5. In Google Docs, write brief “about me” page statement. Print and have an instructor proof.
      6. Design an image for your home page using visual elements from your personal identity.
      7. Test functionality of website. Make adjustments as needed.
      8.  Send link to Mrs. Brown and Ms. Perlah by 2:00. Make sure to send the actual url for the website, not the admin panel.
      9. After 2:00 pm today portfolio submission is complete. Portfolio may not be changed/revised/updated. If changes are made, this portion of the exam is invalid and will be reflected in exam grade.
      1. Collect your boards once you have sign off on your practice mounting
      2. Prior to mounting, decide how you will mount each piece (multiple pieces, scale pieces up for viewing ease, only showing select portion/s of a dimensional piece).
      3. Print on good quality paper stock 28 lb/coated (see Ms. V), trim and mount.
      4. All boards must be kept on the bookshelf!
      1. Write script, using work from English as your base. Include introduction, transitions between pieces and conclusion. Print and turn in.
      2. Revise script based on feedback.
      3. Presentation Practice

Late or Missing Work:

  • See Gradebook

Upcoming dates:

  • 5.29.17 • No school in observance of Memorial Day
  • 6.6.17- 6.8.14 • DCM Portfolio presentations

DCM1 Client work/DCM 2 updates:

  • Aislynn:
    • EJ Tree Committee: waiting on client response.
  •  Jason:
    • Health Services: waiting for client reply.
  • Savannah:
    • Food label: Waiting for printing sign-off, and numbers, from client.

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