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Move Beyond the Selfie:  Portrait Photography PBL Project
10 11 12

Move Beyond the Selfie: Portrait Photography PBL Project

Artists have been taking selfies since the dawn of photography. Cameras allowed people to capture their own image in a way that had never been possible in all of human history, and today most of us carry a magical cell phone camera in a pocket, taking self portraits everywhere we go. Today, a photography student has to move beyond creating selfie …

Seeing Double: Stereographic Image Making PBL Project
9 10 12

Seeing Double: Stereographic Image Making PBL Project

With the proliferation of 3D Movies and Virtual Reality devices, an understanding of the mechanics of stereography is essential for those who would create content for immersive technology. This is a series of lessons that will prepare students for content creation in the Virtual Reality industry by teaching the mechanics of stereography and creati…

Persuasive Commercial - Media Design 2 PBL Project
10

Persuasive Commercial - Media Design 2 PBL Project

This is a 4 week project enabling students to apply their persuasive writing skills acquired in English class. Students will have the opportunity to choose a product that they will "sell" through a storytelling technique. This project can be a pure filmmaking project or depending on where students are at in their curriculum a mix of live action, an…

Illustrator Practice - Media Design 2 PBL Project
10

Illustrator Practice - Media Design 2 PBL Project

Students are introduced to the basic tools in Illustrator. Programs used: -Adobe Illustrator -Activities include: Raster vs Vector Introduction to Illustrator and focus on using pen tool in Illustrator Creating a unique character Outcome is students creating their own unique character in Illustrator. Skills covered in this project are used in th…

Escher Tessellations - Media Design 2 PBL Project
10

Escher Tessellations - Media Design 2 PBL Project

Students create their own tessellation in the style of M.C. Escher using Adobe Illustrator. Programs Used: -Adobe Illustrator Activities include: -Escher research -Hand drawn tessellations -Square & triangle tessellations -Applied tessellations Outcome is students creating their own unique tessellation that is figurative/representational, and ap…

Movie Trailer Production - Media Design 2 PBL Project
10

Movie Trailer Production - Media Design 2 PBL Project

Students will be creating a 3 minute trailer. Story PG. Students focus will be writing a script, shooting and editing footage to create a dynamic trailer for a movie. Students will also create an opening title sequence to accompany trailer. Students may work in small teams of 2-4 students. Students will demonstrate the use of editing techniques …

Mobile App Design - Media Design 2 PBL Project
10

Mobile App Design - Media Design 2 PBL Project

In this unit project, students will be creating a mobile application using Photoshop. This will not be a functioning app, but the students will be creating 4 different screens that display continuity and creativity throughout. Approximately 4 - 5 weeks

Trifold Brochure in Illustrator - Media Design 2 PBL Project
10

Trifold Brochure in Illustrator - Media Design 2 PBL Project

Brochures are a great way to give people a lot of information in a concise, well designed document. Students will choose from one of the topics given to create a compelling and stunning brochure. There are many different styles of brochures, but in this project, students will be creating a trifold Z folding brochure. It's a little more complicated,…

Photographic Self-Portrait - Media Design 2 PBL and STEM Integrated Project
10

Photographic Self-Portrait - Media Design 2 PBL and STEM Integrated Project

Students create photographic self-portraits that visually communicate who they are, as well as send some kind of a message. Programs and Equipment Used: -Photoshop to edit photos -High Quality cameras -Tripods Activities Include: -Learning about portraiture and self-portraiture -Planning and Photographing image -Introduction to basic Photoshop ed…

Sports Brand Identity PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Sports Brand Identity PBL Project

Sports today is big business with a loyal fan base who follow their favorite teams through a multitude of media channels, websites and programs. What impact does brand identities have for cities with professional sport teams? Professional sports makes a major impact a city’s economic potential and the team branding affects the identity and civic pr…

Corporate Branding and Identity Development - Media Design 2 PBL Project
10

Corporate Branding and Identity Development - Media Design 2 PBL Project

In this project students will use the logos they developed in the previous "Logo Development and Design" unit to create an original corporate identity kit that expands on the design elements within their logos to create an entire corporate identity media kit. Students will use Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Indesign to create their final elements. T…

Logo Development and Design - Media Design 2 PBL Project
10

Logo Development and Design - Media Design 2 PBL Project

In this project, students will research the history of logos and logo design, learn about what makes an effective logo design, and develop and create their own original logo design. Students will move from designing logos with pencil and paper and move on to creating polished and high quality final digital artwork. Students will use Adobe Illustrat…

Juxtapose Collage With Adobe Photoshop - Media Design 2 PBL Project
10

Juxtapose Collage With Adobe Photoshop - Media Design 2 PBL Project

In this hands-on introductory project, students will learn basic skills in image manipulation with Adobe Photoshop and how to use digital media to convey concepts in design, such as juxtaposition. Students will learn the digital collage process through a guided demonstration of Photoshop's Layers and Selection Tools, then work through individual t…

PSA: "Texting While..." - Digital Media Design 2 PBL Project
10

PSA: "Texting While..." - Digital Media Design 2 PBL Project

In this project students will have the opportunity to learn about the History and use of Public Service Announcements and create their own PSA based on the topic : "Texting While..." Student's final projects will be aired on local educational channel, on school website and in school display. This project's activities include sections on Compositi…

Ultimate Book Cover with Illustrator - Media Design 2 PBL Project
10

Ultimate Book Cover with Illustrator - Media Design 2 PBL Project

Students will learn and understand the basics of Illustrator and artboard options to recreate a set of 10 iconic book covers within the last 100 years. This project is hands-on and highly production-oriented. Students will be given a list of 30-50 popular/iconic books from the last century and are to choose a minimum of at least 10 covers to redes…

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