TC 310 – Day 5 Housekeeping – Grading, Class Structure Part 1 – Debrief from PowerPoint Assignment Part 2 – Moving on to Graphics Discussion of Assignment.
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TC 310 – Day 5 Housekeeping – Grading, Class Structure Part 1 – Debrief from PowerPoint Assignment Part 2 – Moving on to Graphics Discussion of Assignment Photoshop Tutorial 1
Class Debriefing – Asgn 2 Group Formation Form a group with all other students who designed for the same audience. Group Activity Discuss the solutions of each group member Select two solutions to share with the class Reminder… The discussion is an opportunity to a) See other potential solutions, b) Learn technology tricks, c) Hear about design strategies, d) Gain feedback from peers, e) Identify features of quality solutions, f) Get to know your colleagues.
Foreshadowing Next Asgn What is a storyboard? A series of images suggesting/illustrating how an interactive experience will transpire. Where are storyboards used? Marketing Interface design …
Assignment 3 - Graphics Each student Creates a two “page” storyboard, showing how a profile feature could be added to the organization’s website. Within teams Storyboards share text Storyboards differ dramatically in other respects
Graphics and Photoshop Tutorial 2 (Thursday) More thorough overview of Photoshop Discussion of graphics concepts Additional resources
Tutorial 1 Assignment-specific use of Photoshop Explore the following in Adobe Photoshop: Interface Layers Selecting / Copying / Cutting / Moving Items Creating Text These activities have the following goals: Provide you with ideas for next assignment Raise your awareness of possibilities Engender questions that will promote broader, deeper, and richer learning Increase your effectiveness with using the help system
Tutorial 1 – A Challenge The university has asked you to help them visualize the impact of a couple of change to their website: (a) modifications to the background for all pages and (b) adding a label to the “utility links” area. One way to explore changes to a website is by copying website images into Photoshop and then using Photoshop selection, layers, text, and graphic features to implement the changes. In this exercise, we will use Photoshop to create a storyboard illustrating such a modified site.
Tutorial 1 – Explore End Product Open the photoshop file “UW-Storyboard.psd” Explore the file Quick orientation to Layers Experiment with “turning the layers off and on” Discuss How does this file constitute a storyboard? Why is it useful to have the utility links and background on separate layers?
Tutorial 1 - Demo 1. Getting started 2. One layer per page 3. Background layer modifications 4. Utility link modifications 5. Exploring final storyboard
Tutorial 1 – Your turn Create the revised UW storyboard Use Photoshop Follow the tutorial instructions Suggestions Work with a partner Explore Help others Identify questions…