Welcome to October...the last month just "flew by". We need to keep working on our skills in preparation of creating the most awesome yearbook GHSS has ever seen.
I had some yearbooks from other schools in the GTA dropped off on Friday, and I'd like to share them with you. We should be able to find a few ideas that we can incorporate into our book (and a few "I can't believe they did that" items that we want to avoid).
Patience is the key. We are starting Adobe InDesign today. You need to pay attention to EVERYTHING that happens in class..as the learning curve is quite steep (and at times, difficult).
I am away at the Hand Clinic in London tomorrow, so we are also going to set you up for the assignment you need to complete while I am away. You are also reminded that you have a terminology test on Wednesday (and you need a minimum of 80% to pass).
As a culmination of our introduction unit on Photoshop and photo editing, you are to read the attached handout on "Photographic Truth in the Digital Era", and complete the 1 page personal response that is indicated at the bottom of the package. This will be evaluated. It is due next Wednesday (no
The websites on the handout have changed to the following:
Fake or Foto Quiz
Greg's Digital Retouching Portfolio
You do not have to answer all the guided questions, they are only to help focus your thinking in preparation of your answering the personal response question. You should complete the activities for both
websites and reflect on your thoughts (this will make a valuable contribution to your response).
I need at least 40-50 points for Wednesday.
This is the site for Consumer Design lesson plans, expectations, and course materials.