- Contrast – difference between color, value, size
- Desaturate – make colors more muted (more black or white added)
- Displacement mapping – gives the surface a sense of depth and detail
- Filter – individual algorithms that alter the appearance of an image
- Gradient – specifies a range of position-dependent colors, usually used to fill a shape
- Download this brick wall image to use (source: Pixels)
- Do not download a font. Find one you can use in Photoshop. Be sure it has a bold option.
- Pick ONE word to turn into graffiti. Size it as large as possible on the wall.
- After first day, be sure to save your work and screenshot. Add the screenshot to your Padlet.
Nov 12 & 13 – Stay focused & productive!
- Wrap-up Graffiti Project. Export & upload impact to your padlet. Reflect on what you enjoyed about this project and what you found challenging (Tuesday)
- Double-check your reflections to see if they are thorough & meaningful. Update/add as needed (Tuesday)
- Complete self-evaluation and goal statements (Tuesday)
- Review self-evaluation and goal statement with Ms. Wilkens (Wednesday)
- Create your buttons (Wednesday)
- Do a challenge (Tuesday & Wednesday)
- Do another graffiti project, but use an image instead of or in addition to text.
- Create a custom brush with Processing and create a work of art.
- Create a logo using shapes in Illustrator.
- Take a selfie and try out the different filters in Photoshop.
- Create a funny, but appropriate image, using layers and transparency in Photoshop.
Nov 14 – bonus day (8th grade only)
Nov 18 – New Art Groups – meet in 7/8 Commons
- DPI – dots per inch
- Font – typeface, size and weight of text
- Path – a line or curve with anchor points
- PPI – pixels per inch
- Serif vs. Sans Serif
- Experiment with text on a path
- Create a shape -> Shape Tool
- Create a curve -> Pen Tool
- Draw a path -> right-click on Shaper Tool and select Pencil Tool
- Experiment with Text on each of these objects
- Right-click on Text and select Text on a Path
- Select a point on the path of shape, curve or drawing.
- Move text around and try out different fonts, sizes, colors.
- NOTE: Need an inspirational quote for your text? Check here.
Take a screenshot of your experiment. On your Padlet share file and reflect: What did you learn? What is your plan for your button?
Create Unity Day Buttons
- Create a circle and try out gradients.
- You will create buttons with text on a path inside circle. No uploading images! You can create an image in Piskel or Photoshop.
- Button 1: Imagine, Discover, Create
- Button 2: Find a quote to use:
- Button 3: Your own quote (appropriate & not too silly)
- For each button you create, be sure to export separately as a .PNG
- Upload each to your Padlet and reflect: What did enjoy about this activity? What did you find challenging?
- Finished early? Create something in Piskel, Photoshop or Illustrator OR explore Processing.