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Scavenger Hunt

Principles of Design Scavenger Hunt

  • Find an image for each design principle. 
  • It must be part of a product’s package. Think of things you purchase that come in boxes, bottles, containers, or book/album covers.
  • Post image on the matching padlet below.
  • If an image has already been posted, find another one, you cannot post the same image as someone else.
  • When you find an image, right-click and copy image location
  • When you share on padlet
    • Title: First name(s)
    • Description: cite web source
    • Link: copy image location


Finished? Try out Screenshot at least one image you created and identify it’s design principles as your padlet reflection today.

Package Project

Package Project Steps

  1. Work alone or work with a partner. If working with a partner, you must complete 2 versions of your design.
  2. Check out these package designs for inspiration.
  3. Pick a product. It can be real or you can invent one. If it exists, make sure that your package design is not a copy of what already exists.
  4. Pick a package template, book cover or CD cover template.
  5. Brainstorm package/cover idea & get sign-off from Ms. Wilkens.
  6. Print out a template and draw out your ideas/layout on paper & get sign-off from Ms. Wilkens. You package must include a logo, product info, product image, ingredients, background, text
  7. Padlet entry: what is your product? what package design did you choose? why?
  8. Pick digital tools to use and start creating assets. Use your padlet to save and share assets.

Minimum required elements (B Effort)

  • Purpose of the package/cover is clear and relevant to the target audience
  • Images used in package/cover are original
  • Package/cover demonstrates effective use of contrast
  • Package/cover demonstrates effective use of repetition
  • Package/cover demonstrates effective use of alignment 
  • Package/cover demonstrates effective use of proximity
  • Package/cover demonstrates effective use of colors
  • Package/cover demonstrates effective use of typography
  • Package/cover has no spelling or grammatical errors
  • Package/cover is legible
  • Package/cover is nicely assembled
  • If you work as a team, each member needs to produce a different version of the package/cover
  • Package/cover/reflection is turned in on time

Minimum required elements (A Effort)

  • Your branding of the package/cover is unique & creative
  • Package/cover/reflection demonstrates effective use of digital arts tools
  • Package/cover demonstrates an overall understanding of the principles of design

Daily Reflections

At the end of every class, you will update your padlet with screenshots of images you are working on for your package design as well as answering the questions: What did you accomplish? What are you going to work on next? Is anything blocking you?

Due Date: February 25 (6 days)

  1. Go through the Package Project checklist & write how your package design demonstrates each item on the checklist.
  2. Upload the digital artifacts from your package design as well as an image of your physical package on your padlet. Reflect on what did you enjoy and what did you find challenging about this project. Be thorough and specific.
  3. Finished early? Explore Silk – interactive art generator and share at least one creation on padlet.
  4. Use Silk creation in a collage subject of your choice (appropriate for school) using Photoshop.

February 26 & 28 – Final T2 days in Digital Art

  1. Wrap up any projects
  2. Verify your reflections are thorough and complete
  3. Complete a T2 self-assessment, write a goal for T3 and return to Ms. Wilkens
  4. Meet with Ms. Wilkens to talk over T2 digital and T3 goal for visual arts
  5. Try out Augmented reality coloring pages with Quiver. Take a screenshot of something you did in Quiver and upload to your padlet.

Collage Project

Daily reflection: What did you accomplish? What are you going to work on next? Screenshot of your work in progress.

Due date: Thursday, February 12. Export image and upload to your padlet. Reflect on what you learned and what you could improve next time.

Done early? Photoshop Challenge: Silhouettes

  • Create a silhouette and play with adding a pattern or creating a shadow effect
  • Hot tip: Use the Pen Tool and in Options Bar select Shape Layers. Make sure foreground color is set to black.
  • Find step-by-step instructions here.