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Final Project- Final Version in Google Classroom

Final Project- Final Version

Please UPLOAD your final project here.

Respond in a PRIVATE COMMENT answering the following:
- What did you create for your final and why?
- What did you learn from making this?


Please upload ASAP so that I may have time to give you full credit.
It says due today, BUT I will take it until the day of your final.

Created by Brendan McCann: Monday, December 14 11:06 AM

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Progress Check on Final Project in Google Classroom

Progress Check on Final Project

Please post a GIF of you current animation progress (or a jpg if you're working on something else).
AND
Leave a private comment describing your idea, challenges or just tell me how it's going so far.

I hope you are having some fun while you make this. The final version is due at the end of the day on Monday!
Created by Brendan McCann: Friday, December 11 7:29 PM

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Tweening Practice in Google Classroom

Tweening Practice

Just so you know it's SUPER NOISY at my house today because of some construction going on... I may not be on Zoom the whole time. Here is what we'll work on today in class....

Today I want you to watch the Edpuzzle on using motion Tweens in Wick Editor. After watching the video try it yourself. The example in his video is VERY basic. You can create whatever you want and I encourage you to explore or even import assets from the internet. I am including a sample that I made using a rocket image I found on line.

Upload your gif file here.
5 points- Your animation must be 3 seconds long and display the use of tweening.
5 points - Leave a private comment describing what you created and learned.
Created by Brendan McCann: Saturday, December 5 2:26 PM

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Ball Bounce Animation Practice in Google Classroom

Ball Bounce Animation Practice

The goal of this assignment is to create a basic animation using the principles of squash and stretch. You will be using the web based Wick Editor to create this animation. I provided you with a sample that I have made as reference.

Step 1: Download the bounce template.jpg, open the Wick Editor website and start a new animation.
Upload the bounce template into the animation and add it to your canvas.
Resize the image so that it fills the canvas (be sure to hold SHIFT).

Step 2: Drag the length of the template layer to be 34 frames long.
Lower the opacity of the template layer and LOCK it so that you don't accidentally move it.

Step 3: Add a new layer and put it above the template.
Make a circle for the ball and line it up with the first image on the template. When it looks right copy the ball.
Click the plus for the next frame and paste the ball in. Line it up with the next image and repeat this process.
Take time to properly "squash and stretch" the ball in the proper frames.

Step 4: Save your work (it saves as a wick file which can only be opened in wick editor).

Step 5: Delete the template layer and export your file as a gif. Upload your finished ball bounce GIF to this assignment.

Step 6: Leave some feedback about this activity in a private comment...
Have you ever animated before?
How did you feel about using the Wick Editor... was is easy to understand or confusing?
Did you feel like you successfully applied the principles of squash and stretch?
Created by Brendan McCann: Tuesday, December 1 10:43 AM

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Edpuzzle - 1. Squash & Stretch - 12 Principles of Animation in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - 1. Squash & Stretch - 12 Principles of Animation

Watch the video and answer the questions. When you are finished...
MARK AS DONE!
Created by Brendan McCann: Tuesday, December 1 10:43 AM

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Cut Paper Final Draft in Google Classroom

Cut Paper Final Draft

Include the following:
--> PSD file or published photopea link
--> JPG version in rubric and posted to padlet
--> Complete the written rubric
--> TURN IN!!!!!
Created by Brendan McCann: Tuesday, November 17 5:58 PM

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11/18 Attendance & Zoom in Google Classroom

11/18 Attendance & Zoom

No regular class Zoom today. If you have questions or need help join the zoom call link below I will be logged on this morning.
For attendance credit today...
Answer these two questions and then spend the period working on your cut paper project.
1) What PERCENTAGE complete is your cut paper art?
2) Did you post your progress from yesterday? (if NO the go do it now!!!)
Created by Brendan McCann: Thursday, November 19 9:53 AM

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Cut Paper Progress in Google Classroom

Cut Paper Progress

Download a jpg and Post your progress today.
Created by Brendan McCann: Tuesday, November 17 5:58 PM

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Cut Paper Sketches in Google Classroom

Cut Paper Sketches

Do at least 3 rough draft sketches of your ideas for the cut paper project.
Line drawings are fine... think about composition and focal point in your sketches.
Created by Brendan McCann: Tuesday, November 3 12:52 PM

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Cut Paper Practice Activity in Google Classroom

Cut Paper Practice Activity

Let's learn the basic techniques of creating the cut paper effect using our name or initials. .
The links include:
My sample Photopea file for reference.
A YouTube tutorial that walks you through some of the steps.
The paper texture (you can use the built in textures this one is very nice)
Created by Brendan McCann: Tuesday, November 3 12:52 PM

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Phobia In Progress in Google Classroom

Phobia In Progress

Compositional sketches, rough draft, partially complete work. Post whatever you have created for this so far.
Created by Brendan McCann: Wednesday, October 28 9:33 AM

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How would you feel about doing something like this for our next project?  in Google Classroom

How would you feel about doing something like this for our next project?

Cut-Paper effect...It's kind of like a level up-grade on the monochromatic landscape project from year one.
Take a look at some of the samples in the slideshow. I think you guys could have some fun with this. Trying to decide if I want to give you total freedom over the subject matter OR give you all a topic to tackle for the subject... Thoughts?
Created by Brendan McCann: Wednesday, October 28 9:33 AM

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Compositional Sketching Practice in Google Classroom

Compositional Sketching Practice

Composition is a key element to successful artwork. We'll watch the first video as a class and you can check out the others on your own.
After watching the video, download the PSD practice file and open it.
Use the Little Red Riding Hood outline as your subject for your practice compositions.
Created by Brendan McCann: Tuesday, October 20 10:09 AM

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Phobia Brainstorming Steps 1-3 in Google Classroom

Phobia Brainstorming Steps 1-3

Please read the instructions and complete the worksheet to prepare your ideas before diving into the final phobia piece. This is a VERY individualized project so the more that I understand what you are trying to do for it... The more I can help you.
Created by Brendan McCann: Wednesday, October 14 6:38 PM

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What phobia are you planning on doing. Post a link to a digital art style you see yourself trying for it. in Google Classroom

What phobia are you planning on doing. Post a link to a digital art style you see yourself trying for it.

This is not a commitment, just a chance to share your thoughts.

Example:
I'm planning on doing the fear Sleep/Insomnia. I want to do it in a kid's book illustration style similar to this illustrator https://www.behance.net/gallery/32492651/The-Shadow-The-Star
Created by Brendan McCann: Wednesday, October 14 6:38 PM

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Pattern Experimentation TURN IN in Google Classroom

Pattern Experimentation TURN IN

See my sample attached and then...
Complete yours by downloading jpg versions of your files and inserting them into the document.
Attach your final PSD file to this assignment as well.
Created by Brendan McCann: Tuesday, October 6 6:47 PM

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Pattern Drawings Part 2 in Google Classroom

Pattern Drawings Part 2

Please remember that you should absolutely NOT be concerned with the "pattern" part of this project yet.

Right now you need to digitize your sketches. Remember that you can draw each one separately then combine them together once you are done and ready to start working on the pattern. Try to work in layers with your sketches and don't draw directly on a background layer (aka maintain transparency).
Post your completed drawings here.

Post at least three completed drawings here by Wednesday. It can be separate photoshop files or you can combine them into ONE document.
Created by Brendan McCann: Thursday, October 1 3:24 AM

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Pattern sketches and ideas in Google Classroom

Pattern sketches and ideas

Post any sketches you have for ideas on the pattern.
Created by Brendan McCann: Friday, September 25 3:40 PM

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Seamless Patterns - PRACTICE in Google Classroom

Seamless Patterns - PRACTICE

Create a practice pattern using geometric and/or organic shapes.
1000x1000px for the pattern swatch.
New document 11x17 in poster to apply pattern.
Upload your applied pattern to this assignment
Created by Brendan McCann: Tuesday, September 22 3:53 PM

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Give me an idea of what you are working on for the pattern assignment? in Google Classroom

Give me an idea of what you are working on for the pattern assignment?

What's the theme and objects/ideas you're working with?
Are you sketching on paper or digital?
Upload any sketches you have please.
Created by Brendan McCann: Wednesday, September 23 8:00 AM

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Text Wrap TURN IN in Google Classroom

Text Wrap TURN IN

Please include 2 images/versions for me as well as completing the rubric and posting to padlet of course.
1) An image of just the text figure before the "reveal"
2) The completed Project
Created by Brendan McCann: Friday, September 18 5:20 PM

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What assignments are you MISSING in this class?
What will you use your class time to do today? in Google Classroom

What assignments are you MISSING in this class? What will you use your class time to do today?

I am giving you the day to get caught up on any missing assignments for this class.
If you don't have any missing work you may continue working on the text Warp assignment... or check out the extra credit options.
Created by Brendan McCann: Thursday, September 17 4:36 AM

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Dual Exposure TURN IN in Google Classroom

Dual Exposure TURN IN

Add the JPG file here.
Paste it into the reflection
complete the reflection.
Created by Brendan McCann: Tuesday, September 8 9:32 PM

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In progress padlet post in Google Classroom

In progress padlet post

Mark as DONE if you already posted to padlet.

work on how the two images blend and work together.
Created by Brendan McCann: Friday, September 4 9:36 PM

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Badge Designs TURN IN in Google Classroom

Badge Designs TURN IN

Attach YOUR badge design to this assignment (jpg or png)
Then put your group's badges in the reflection document.
Complete the reflection questions with thoughtful feedback.
Created by Brendan McCann: Friday, September 4 9:36 PM

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Elements of Art Masks in Google Classroom

Elements of Art Masks

Let's review the elements and principles of art WHILE we learn how to work with Photopea. Your goal is to come up with a mask design for each of the 7 Elements of Art. Download the template and then open it in Photopea (or photoshop).

Create a new layer for each element.
Export as jpg or screenshot each mask.
Paste 4 best into a google doc.
Post your them to padlet (Don't forget to log in)
Created by Brendan McCann: Tuesday, August 18 4:38 PM

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Introductory Survey - Week 1 in Google Classroom

Introductory Survey - Week 1

I will provide you about 20 min during class to complete this survey. You will receive a copy of your answers via email.
Created by Brendan McCann: Saturday, August 22 7:54 PM

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Flip Grid Intro Video - Week 1 in Google Classroom

Flip Grid Intro Video - Week 1

Your task is to click the flipgrid link and share a short selfie video with me telling me a few things about yourself (highlights from the survey)... If we were in class I'd ask you questions about your answers on the survey to find out more about you.

NO ONE BUT ME WILL SEE THE VIDEO (it will not be posted to a class flipgrid)

Spend at least 30 seconds and share some highlights from your survey with me.
Thanks and I look forward to getting to know you.

Flipgrid link is in Resources
Created by Brendan McCann: Wednesday, August 12 9:51 AM

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Which creative type are you? Do you agree with your result and why/why not?  and Who is your perfect collaborator type? in Google Classroom

Which creative type are you? Do you agree with your result and why/why not? and Who is your perfect collaborator type?

Read the description of your type. What things ring true? Does it make sense to you or do you disagree? Write a few sentences answering the questions.
Created by Brendan McCann: Friday, August 14 3:22 PM