Friday, June 2nd

Class hours: 9:40am – 2:05pm
Mr. Cronin
Mr. Moore

Notes

  • A Day
  • Google 20% this afternoon. Be ready.
  • Oh Sven… Congrats!
  • Gorgeous Google London “Landscraper
  • I’m looking for 2 students to take photographs of the Dental Clinic at 1pm. Lila? Vee?

9:40 Attendance and Article

FINAL and PAPER

Web Final (choice)

A client has asked you to build a site previously designed by a graphic / web designer. Using your skills and resources, you must re-create THIS layout (image to the right) and it must be responsive.

The actual content can be up to you (no memes….). But it must follow the layout.

Requirements:

  • Responsive
  • Valid
  • Parallax style scrolling (Smooth preferably)
  • ONE HTML page
  • Re-create logo (5-2-1)
  • Color Palette
  • Pretty Imagery (Unsplash)
Game Final (choice)

The game design final is broken apart into 3 different small projects. You will be creating a character, a level and story / rules.

Character Design:

You will be creating a character sheet very similar to the Overwatch reference kits. You will display the character in different angles, any weaponry (preferably not guns), their styles (like colors, textures, particle effects, etc.), and their description / backstory.

You can do this by hand, digital drawing, or even by model. But how ever you complete this, it must be in color. Your sheet must be clear enough for a modeler or cosplayer to grab and re-create.

Level Design:

You will be creating a level following your character. This level must show a clear start and end point, objective, style, and challenge.

You can do this by hand, digital drawing, or even by model. But how ever you complete this, it must be in color. Your level must be clear enough for another developer to pick up and create on their own.

Story / Rules:

You will create a document that describes the plot or purpose of your game. In this document you will include:

  • Rules
  • Story
  • Why the game is fun
  • Art style
  • Inspiration
Graphic Final (choice)

You will be designing a specific coffee house brand from the ground up. You are in control of the name, style, font choice, so on. But keep in mind that this is for a coffee house. So neon greens and pinks may not be best suitable for this. 

As you can see to the right, Black Bear Brews is a fake coffee house company but the style is extremely consistent over many different products. Your project will be to create:

  • A Name
  • A Logo (5-2-1)
  • Product placement
    • Coffee Mug
    • T-shirts
    • Business Card
    • 1 other of choice (bag, coaster, mug)
  • Extremely simplified Style Guide (1 page 8.5 x 11)
    • Mission Statement
    • Target Audience
    • Logo
    • Colors
    • Typography
    • Imagery / Inspiration
2D Animation Final (choice)

You will be creating a short animation (length up to you) that displays at least one full walk cycle of a character. This character must be shown growing up from infant to elder with at least 3 key events in this animation.

Your entire animation does not need to be frame by frame, you can show a SLIGHT amount of choppiness in the walking cycle do to time. Creating an entire true walk animation alone could take way longer than a week.

Your final animation also does NOT need to be in color. I am more focused on the display of the events and walk cycle in your animation.

Photography Final (choice)

This photography project will definitely require that you take these cameras home and take some shots outside of school.

The photography final will be to illustrate a story over the course of 50 photographs. The story itself can really be anything. It can be the adventures of a cat, or a “stop motion” like scene, or an group of photos that convey the growth a specific emotion over time. It really can be anything. What I am grading you on is the camera techniques and rules. They are as fallows:

  • Best use of Depth of Field
  • Proper contrast and lighting in each photo
  • Rule of thirds MUST be obvious
  • At least 5 different shot types (Shots and Angles)
  • Every photo edited slightly
Written Reflection (everyone)

Everyone will be writing a short reflection on their CTE experience. Some might have three years to reflect on, some may have two years. The purpose of this paper is to reflect off of the learning and growth you have all had over your CTE careers. In this paper I want you to specifically hit on a couple key points:

  • Why was CTE something you wanted to do?
  • Why did you choose CAWD?
  • What skills (personal and tech) did you have coming into CTE?
  • What skills are you leaving with?
  • What areas do you feel like you have grown the most?
  • What areas do you feel can still grow?
  • Is there anything you would of done differently?
  • Are you happy with the decision you made?

I would like you include all of these questions in some way. Please do not just put them in a list and answer them one by one. I want this to be a narrative / reflection of your time at CTE. So casual conversation talk is better.

On Friday June 9th, you will all have an exit interview with myself about your paper. We will talk about your growth and experience on a 1v1 basis. NOT A PRESENTATION.

9:45 JQuery Mobile Info Site

HERE is a list of JQuery Demos in case you are looking for something very specific. We are just going to be working with pages and navigation.

This morning we will be starting a JQuery mobile site that will display basic information about say a game, movie, show, book, so on. Jquery Mobile is a framework of short code that uses javascript, html and css to create fully responsive pages. It’s a very nice tool to create apps. We will be making small apps with it.

“jQuery Mobile framework takes the “write less, do more” mantra to the next level: Instead of writing unique applications for each mobile device or OS, the jQuery mobile framework allows you to design a single highly-branded responsive web site or application that will work on all popular smartphone, tablet, and desktop platforms.”

Today we are going to start building the framework of our “apps”. Hopefully by now we all have the information. I will go over how to create a basic page, navigation, header, footer, so on. Then from there if we add our basic HTML and CSS we can make a fairly simple looking app. Below you will see an example file of what I am talking about.

Example File

Easy Example File

  • Avery – CS GO
  • Giffin – Birds
  • James – Skyrim
  • Sam – Doggos
  • Murray – Fairy Tail
  • Lila – The Office
  • Sven – Final Fantasy
  • Tyler – Camera Verbage and Tips / Usage
  • Eric – Binding of Isaac
  • Josh – COD
  • Vee – Meme Lord X
  • Simon – Monster Hunter XXDDXXDDXXDDXXDDXXDD
  • Nate – Pokemon
  • Kyle – Overwatch
  • Sol – Dishonored

10:45 Break (15 minutes)

11:00 JQuery Mobile Info Site Cont.

12:00 Lunch (30 Minutes)

12:30 Attendance and Article

12:45 Google 20%

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Self-directed time for topic of choice. It can be anything CAWD related. Go out, find a couple tutorials, maybe some inspiration for a specific piece of art, or learn a new skill all together. Rough topics below to maybe help you out:

  • Web
  • Game
  • 3D
  • Photography
  • Video
  • Graphic
  • Animation

I’ll be going around at 12:55 every Friday to gather your topics. You can always continue your projects from week to week, but I need to see significant progress.

2:05 Dismissal

 
 
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