I've had a TPT store since Aug 2013. I had a son in elementary school at the time and I wanted to be able to find products I could remediate him if he was having problems understanding a concept in school. In Jan 2019 I actually decided to take it serious and start posting my … Continue reading Teachers Pay Teachers Tips
Above 2 student examples for logo project. Wowser, were does the time go? I've been having students work on their final projects for their Graphic Design and Photography class. I've been thrilled with the results. I think even if they aren't going to pursue graphic design, they see the practical nature of understand why it … Continue reading Graphic Design Final Project
My graphic design students are going to start their final projects this week. They have to take the logo they created in the previous project and create stickers, business cards, letter head, and put their logo on various pieces of swag. I'll try and post examples of this once they are finished mocking them up. … Continue reading Graphic Design Final Project
I've started having my students create their own logo designs for their own personal brand or a company they would like to own in the future. I had them fill out a worksheet that I created and then I have them create their own mind map that connects to them. It is like a mood … Continue reading Graphic Design Wk 11
I started having students use Adobe Animate CC to create a bouncing character. It's a lot like the bouncing ball animation we did in Photoshop CC 2019 at the beginning of the year. Next year I feel more confident about having students work mainly in Adobe Animate. It took me time to build up … Continue reading Animation Wk 10
Man the year is flying by. I'm at a loss for what week I'm on only that we are currently working on Rotoscoping in Photoshop CC. Rotoscoping is an animation technique of tracing video footage frame-by-frame. It is pretty tedious. I've taught this for the 4th semester. I think I'm getting better at explaining how … Continue reading Animation Wk # I’m not sure anymore
Tex Avery was the opposite of Walt Disney. Great video on the history of Tex Avery.