Distance Learning Assignments for all classes

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Digital Art 1 Assignments

1. March 30 – April 3 Go to Photopea.com
Use this Free online version
of Photoshop to complete your
Digital Art assignments.

This week spend your time
exploring how Photopea
works.

Assignment – Create a Photo-collage
very similar to your vision-board
assignment.


Document size 8″ x 10″ 150 ppi

Save your work as a .psd file and place
it into Dropbox.com – just like we
did in class. Share the assignment
to nhsgraphicdesign@gmail.com
just like we did in class.´╗┐


The content of your collage should
focus on one particular object.
For example – Eyes.
Maybe a collage of all…
animal patterns
buttons
types of watery surfaces
types of flowers.

Be creative and explore Photopea.com
2. April 6 – April 10Encouraging Banner
3. April 20 – April 24Mail Art
4. April 27 – May 1Prodigious Projects
5. May 4 – May 8Reinvent and object
6. May 11 – 15Focus on past assignments
7. May 18 – 21

Digital Art 2 Assignments

1. March 30 – April 3Go to Photopea.com
Use this Free online version
of Photoshop to complete your
Digital Art assignments.

This week spend your time
exploring how Photopea
works.

Assignment – Create a Photo-collage
very similar to your vision-board
assignment.


Document size 8″ x 10″ 150 ppi

Save your work as a .psd file and place
it into Dropbox.com – just like we
did in class. Share the assignment
to nhsgraphicdesign@gmail.com
just like we did in class.


The content of your collage should
focus on one particular object.
For example – Eyes.
Maybe a collage of all…
animal patterns
buttons
types of watery surfaces
types of flowers.

Be creative and explore Photopea.com
2. April 6 – April 10Encouraging Banner
3. April 20 – April 24Mail Art
4. April 27 – May 1Prodigious Projects
5. May 4 – May 8Reinvent an Object
6. May 11 – 15Focus on past assignments
7. May 18 – 21

Art 1 Assignments

1. March 30 – April 3Drawing Video link

Use the link to the drawing video.
5 drawings total.
Do one drawing per day.
Use a regular #2 yellow pencil.
Use regular printer paper.

In the videos the instructor uses a
variety of art pencils with different
values. Use layers of graphite and
vary the pressure / weight of your
to control the value (lightness or
darkness of your pencil.)
2. April 6 – April 10Monday
How to draw stick figures in action – video
Do all 5 drawing on the same page.
1. a figure standing
2. a figure running
3. a figure walking
4. a figure proud
5. a figure tired

Tuesday & Wednesday
Comic faces with emotions – video
on one – three sheets of paper draw all
the examples show in the video.
You will have a minimum of 24
different faces. you can continue
to add more if you wish.

Thursday – Friday –
6 comic faces – Video

Draw the 6 examples shown in the video.

Photograph all your drawings throughout
the week and email them to
nhsgraphicdesign@gmail.com

In the subject line of the email put
Last name_First name_Per.3 / 4_Comic
drawings

3. April 20 – April 24Mail Art
4. April 27 – May 1Prodigious Projects
5. May 4 – May 8Drawing Videos
6. May 11 – 15Focus on past assignments
7. May 18 – 21

Art 2 Assignments

1. March 30 – April 3Assignment – What do I need to turn in?
1. Create a sketch of a face
using generalized proportions.

2. Create a portrait drawing. Find
a person that you want to draw.
You can print out the image or just
look at a screen and draw.
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How do I do this assignment?

Use whatever materials you have…
printer paper and a #2 pencil
would be fine.

Step 1 – Use this video
How to Draw a Face | Getting Proportions Right 
to make a sketch, photograph or scan it. To tune in
your assignment email it to
nhsgraphicdesign@gmail.com

Tips / More resources –
Use youtube to find videos on how to
draw eyes, nose and mouths.
2. April 6 – April 10Pattern and Variation @ mrknightart.com

1. Please complete the 9 design ideas template.

2. Please complete one fully realized solution
to the Pattern and Variation assignment
as described in the directions.

Have fun and be creative.
3. April 20 – April 24Mail Art
4. April 27 – May 1Prodigious Projects
5. May 4 – May 8Drawing Videos
6. May 11 – 15Focus on past assignments
7. May 18 – 21

AP Art Assignments

1. March 30 – April 3Assignment – What do I need to turn in?
1. Create a sketch of a face
using generalized proportions.

2. Create a portrait drawing. Find
a person that you want to draw.
You can print out the image or just
look at a screen and draw.
————————————————————————
How do I do this assignment?

Use whatever materials you have…
printer paper and a #2 pencil
would be fine.

Step 1 – Use this video
How to Draw a Face | Getting Proportions Right 
to make a sketch, photograph or scan it. To tune in
your assignment email it to
nhsgraphicdesign@gmail.com

Tips / More resources –
Use youtube to find videos on how to
draw eyes, nose and mouths.How do I do this assignment?

Use whatever materials you have…
printer paper and a #2 pencil
would be fine.

Step 1 – Use this video
How to Draw a Face | Getting Proportions Right 
to make a sketch, photograph or scan it. To tune in
your assignment email it to
nhsgraphicdesign@gmail.com

Tips / More resources –
Use youtube to find videos on how to
draw eyes, nose and mouths.
2. April 6 – April 10´╗┐Pattern and Variation @ mrknightart.com

1. Please complete the 9 design ideas template.

2. Please complete one fully realized solution
to the Pattern and Variation assignment
as described in the directions.

Have fun and be creative.
3. April 20 – April 24Mail Art
4. April 27 – May 1Prodigious Projects
5. May 4 – May 8Drawing Videos
6. May 11 – 15Focus on past assignments
7. May 18 – 21

How do I turn in my assignments?

Email your assignments to nhsgraphicdesign@gmail.com

All class will be using this email to submit assignments


What if I have a question about an assignment or I need help?

I will be checking my teacher email aknight@natomasunified.org in the morning at 9:00 – 10:00. If you have a question please send me an email I will reply ASAP.

To turn your assignments in please email nhsgraphicdesign@gmail.com


Can I still do past assignments?

YES!

I will still update the grade book with past assignments. The last day to turn in past assignments will be May 1st.

Use the instructions from the tabs at the top of this page to find your class > the assignment > directions (the directions are on the page that has the learning activities, examples, rubric, etc.)

Also, Infinite Campus is linked back to my website. Check the assignment and look for red missing warnings and focus on those assignments.

Self Portrait
Greetings Nighthawks,

I am so glad that you have chosen to take my Art class or Graphic Design class. Our class will have a lot of opportunities to use our creative minds to create new and exciting projects. Please read the course descriptions below that pertain to the particular class you are in.


Graphic Design 1 – This is a survey course that will focus on the use of electronic media (Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop) to enhance traditional art techniques. Students will be working in a computer lab based classroom as well as in a hands-on studio art classroom. The assignments will allow students to engage in project based and, small group learning. Our class will learn the tools for each of the computer programs, elements and principles of art, as well as best practices of graphic design. My goal is provide students of any skill level challenging assignments. There are no pre-requisites for this course and all skill levels will be welcome. This course is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for the visual arts.

Graphic Design 1 syllabus


Graphic Design 2 – This is a survey course that will focus on the use of electronic media (Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop) to enhance traditional art techniques. Students will be working in a computer lab based classroom as well as in a hands-on studio art classroom. The assignments will allow students to engage in project based and, small group learning. Students in Graphic Design 2 will be expected to show competency using Adobe Illustrator / Adobe Photoshop, applying the elements and principles of art, as well as demonstrating an understanding of best practices for graphic design. My goal is provide students challenging assignments with an intermediate skill level. This course is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for the visual arts.

Class syllabus – Graphic Design 2


Art 1 – This is a survey course that will focus on the use of traditional art techniques. Students will be working in a hands-on studio art classroom. The assignments will allow students to engage in project based learning. Students in Art 1 will be expected to show competency developing and applying the elements and principles of art, as well as demonstrating their best effort to create unique solutions to each project. My goal is provide students challenging assignments with an beginning skill level. This course is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for the visual arts. Each student is expected to positively contribute to the learning environment by developing a growth mindset and follow the rules and expectations set forth to make our classroom an enjoyable and exciting place.


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