Digital Art 2017

If you have any questions or problems, please don't hesitate to email

Mr Sheridan

Digital Art- Updates on Due Dates- (tentative) All Quarter Three work is due 3/23

Ex 2 last day for full credit March 5. Art Show due 3/5.

Ex 3 Research for Career Website: Quizzes (Career/Personality) , Job Outlook/Career, College/Vocational Training, Money/Budget (Lifestyle), and Portfolio (PARC and Artshow Image) Last day for full credit 3/12

Ex 4 HTML Website from Lynda Tutorial 3/15

Ex 5 Customize HTML website for career and gallery (5 tabs from above- Quizzes, Career, Education, Budget, and Portfolio- March 20

Last week, clean everything up, get everything turned in by March 23

Check out the Midpen Youth Photo Contest below. New Warmups here (in google doc format). Submit your best artwork for the artshow labelled Per_ArtShow18_LastName.psd or whatever image format the file is in. Image will be printed 8.5 x 11 inches on Glossy Photo Paper, then matted with label. Art Show is next Thursday from 630 to 830 pm. Demo on Websites in Dreamweaver 3/06/18

Digital Art- New Warmups here. Continue working on Exercise 1(Parts G due on Wednesday and H due by Friday).

Exercise 2 Google Site on PARC- has students create 4 new hd graphics (1920 x 1080) for Proximity, Alignment, Repetition, and Contrast. If you can't think of anything, google it, and recreate an image.

Ex 3- Career Website Click on link for Directions

Here are some examples of tricky HTML and CSS

You must have a SEQ account to view them. I have copied them below.





Warmups 2 New Warmups for Digital Art here


EX 1A- Tomorrow 1/26/18 and Warmups 1/26/18

Ex 1C- 1/30/18 (Next Tuesday)

Ex 1D 2/1/18 (Next Thursday)

You can go to this website for several examples of float and manipulating images in both HTML and CSS. Link here.

Welcome Back! I hope you had a wonderful Winter Break and are ready to begin a new semester. Schedule- Next Monday, no school.

Quarter Three Digital Art

Warmups and Ex 0 Ten Things Over Winter

Ex 1 Intro to HTML- Ex 1A- We are going to try out Khan Academy for learning Web Design (HTML and CSS). You are going to start by going to

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If we can't get this to work, instead you will just sign up with Khan Academy and choose Hour of Code from the list of what you want to learn. We are going to go through the Hour of Code for Ex 1a.

Hour of Webpages (Ex1A):


agenda jan week 2 2017.pdf

Notes for Final

Ex 13 is due at Midnight on Friday. Ex 14 is due on Monday at Midnight (minimum day)

Graphics Concepts/Vocabulary Terms

Duplicating a layer shortcut command+J

Advantages / Disadvantage of Photoshop

Tracing an Image

Selection tools (magic wand, marquee selection, quick select)

Filters/Adjustment Layers

Transforming ( shift to maintain proportions)

Landscape / Portrait

Resolution (HD - 1920 pixels by 1080 pixels)

Vectors versus Bitmaps

Animate Terms





Frame Rate


Advantages/Disadvantages of Animate


Compare/Contrast Photoshop versus Animate

Naming assignments for turning in, zipping if more than one file- Per_Ex#_LastName for getting assignments and turning them in

New Warmups 120817- Click Here.

Or copy and paste into browser:

New WARMUPS 7 DUE 11/22. Click here to download, must be signed into google drive for access.

New Warmups here. Warmups due 11/03. Assembly Schedule this week- Thursday October 26 and block schedule next Wednesday/Thursday (November 1/2) because of testing

Below are some former student Animation Samples



New Warmups- Warmups #3 available here. These warmups are due 10/06, no exceptions unless you are not present.


Ex 7a has students learn about storyboarding, which is a technique for telling stories through pictures. Ex 7b- Next up they learn a technique for coming up with new and interesting stories inspired by the news, and lastly, they Ex 7c- create a 12 panel story from their interesting story.

Ex 7a and 7b are linked below, with 7C being posted over this weekend.

New Warmups- Warmups #2 are available here. These warmups are due 9/22, no exceptions unless you are not present.

Ex 6 is the next assignment, due around September 18. The directions are available on the Ex 6 page, available here. The directions are available here as well. (pdf file)

Ex 6 digital art vector characters.pdf

New Warmups are available here. They are due on 9/8. Save them to your desktop so you can answer them daily.


I've added a drop down menu to each class, where you can find the most recent exercises. Currently there are two, one for exercise 4 (intro to photoshop) and one for exercise 5 (lyrics) . Tentative schedule this week (August 21 - September 1)

Monday go Over Rules and Procedures Ex 3, turn in Syllabus (signed or emailed)

Tuesday and Wednesday Intro to Photoshop Ex 4 (practice photoshop skills and mice/tablet drawing skills)

Thu and Friday Lyrics in Photoshop Ex 5. Available here (practice photoshop skills, learn portrait and landscape)

To use Canvas, you log in here:

You use your username from, which typically is your 6 digit student id. Your password is your initials followed by your birthday in 6 digits.

After you sign in, choose your courses from the list and select your digital class. Next click assignments and make sure your assignment is named correctly. The assignment should be named "Per_Exercise_LastName.doc" and submit using Canvas. Let me know if you have any trouble through email.

There is an additional page with more information at

Welcome Back!

Agenda for first week

Tuesday- Introduction to Classes, tour of building, explanation of tardy policy (signing in at tardy board)


Ex 0- Index Card Name Plate Design- Directions in class

Ex 1- Digital Art Survey- Below. You must sign in to google first with your account!


Ex 2- Signed Syllabus and Ex 3 Rules/Procedures Presentation

Thursday: Digital Arts 2 Students go to I have sent invitations to all of your accounts. So please double check them and accept. Then head to the page, find your name, click on your name, then edit the page with a focus on what you hope to learn so I can help you. Typically students learn 3d modeling the first semester and Unity the second semester, but let me know what you are interested in. Thanks

For Friday, students can work Ex 2 Review the Syllabus (and sign it) and Ex 3 Rules/Procedures of F10. The rules/procedures presentation is better once you have an assigned seat, as it has you set up your computer. If you finish that, you can get started on an introduction to Photoshop for Quarter 1.

I have enclosed the pdfs Ex 3 is on top (f10 Rules and Procedures) and Ex 4 What is Photoshop: For ex 4, make sure you choose a school appropriate image. (not more than G or PG)

F10 Procedures & Rules