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Fall Quarter Web Production

Week Date GRDSN 126 Section AA-Tues. & Thurs. GRDSN 126 Section BA-Mon., Wed., & Fri.
1 MON 20-Sept  

Introductions

Looking at our toolset

Reading: the intro and section 2 of the Opera Curriculum

  TUES 21-Sept

Introductions

Looking at our toolset

Reading: the intro and section 2 of the Opera Curriculum

 
  WED 22-Sept  

Discussion of reading: Opera 1 and 2

Overview of images for the web-using Save for Web and Devices

Reading: section 3 of Opera Curriculum

Start the Image Trickery exercise

  THURS 23-Sept

Discussion of reading: Opera 1 and 2

Overview of images for the web-using Save for Web and Devices

Meet the Web Community: Listen to the Big Web Show,#11, Nicole Sullivan for next week.

Reading: section 3 of Opera Curriculum

Start the Image Trickery exercise

 
  FRI 24-Sept  

Continued from Wed.

Meet the Web Community: Listen to the Big Web Show,#11, Nicole Sullivan for next week.

2 MON 27-Sept  

Discussion: All the heavy concepts emanating from Nicole; and Opera 3

Two big deals: the Discovery process...and Zeldman.

Raster images, file formats, Indexed color and the Web Safe palette

Next reading: the first (free) chapter of Jeremy Keith's HTML for Web Designers

Here is a TEMPLATE for you to populate with your web graphics examples. This will be stored in the AVA Classes>GRDSN126>Temp folder.

  TUES 28-Sept

Discussion: All the heavy concepts emanating from Nicole; and Opera 3

Two big deals: the Discovery process...and Zeldman.

Raster images, file formats, Indexed color and the Web Safe palette

Next reading: the first (free) chapter of Jeremy Keith's HTML for Web Designers

Here is a TEMPLATE for you to populate with your web graphics examples. This will be stored in the AVA Classes>GRDSN126>Temp folder.

 
  WED 29-Sept  

Thinking inside the box. The Box Model is HUGE!

Raster images: compression

  THURS 30-Sept

Thinking inside the box. The Box Model is HUGE!

Site research. Box analysis.

Foreshadowing the Award Winning Website

Raster images: compression

Discovery leads to moods, styles, and wireframes

(Take a look at style boards by Fashion designers)

Apply mood colors to an interface-grab this sample interface: make 6 sample color schemes from sampled mood boards or photos.

 
  FRI 1-Oct  

Discovery leads to moods, styles, and wireframes

(Take a look at style boards by Fashion designers)

Site research. Box analysis.

Foreshadowing the Award Winning Website

Apply mood colors to an interface-grab this sample interface: make 6 sample color schemes from sampled mood boards or photos.

3 MON 4-Oct  

Making a tiled image

A reminder; read the free first chapter of Jeremy Keith's HTML forWeb Designers

  TUES 5-Oct

Making a tiled image

A reminder; read the free first chapter of Jeremy Keith's HTML forWeb Designers

 
  WED 6-Oct  

Putting images into boxes

The layout process for web: old and new terms. Thumbs to mockups-the horror of slicing

DEADLINE: Put your color scheme/CSS exercises, 6 pages with color variations, into your folder in the 126 Temp folder, by the end of the week

 

  THURS 7-Oct

Putting images into boxes

The layout process for web: old and new terms. Thumbs to mockups-the horror of slicing

What did you learn from Jeremy Keith?

Work on the graphics examples template page.

Coming up: create an animated GIF "leaderboard ad", to appear on this page. See the IAB guidelines for details.

DEADLINE: Put your color scheme/CSS exercises, 6 pages with color variations, into your folder in the 126 Temp folder, by the end of the week

 
  FRI 8-Oct  

What did you learn from Jeremy Keith?

Work on the graphics examples template page.

Coming up: create an animated GIF "leaderboard ad", to appear on this page. See the IAB guidelines for details.

4 MON 11-Oct   An exercise in web design workflow.
  TUES 12-Oct

Animated GIF wrapup

An exercise in web design workflow.

 
  WED 13-Oct   Web design workflow
  THURS 14-Oct

Web design workflow

DEADLINE: Your GIF "leaderboard ad" is due, on the AVA serverby the end of the week.

Connecting to the campus server.

Upload your Image Trickery pages to the server. Here's How.

 
  FRI 15-Oct  

Web design workflow

DEADLINE: Your GIF "leaderboard ad" is due, on the AVA serverby the end of the week.

Connecting to the campus server.

Upload your Image Trickery pages to the server. Here's How.

5 MON 18-Oct  

Let's Get Famous! Commence the Award Winning Website project

F.Y.I. Here are some great videos.

  TUES 19-Oct

Stay on track with this course Deliverables list

Let's Get Famous! Commence the Award Winning Website project

F.Y.I. Here are some great videos.

You may wish to review the ADDYrules and categories

A collection of "cool-dog" stuff about design...in progress.

 
  WED 20-Oct  

Stay on track with this course Deliverables list

You may wish to review the ADDYrules and categories

A collection of "cool-dog" stuff about design...in progress.

  THURS 21-Oct

The To-Do List for your Award-Winning Website

Last Chance to turn in your Animated Banner Ad

 
  FRI 22-Oct  

The To-Do List for your Award-Winning Website

Last Chance to turn in your Animated Banner Ad

 

6 MON 25-Oct   AWW-design brief due. (what are you going to do)
  TUES 26-Oct AWW-design brief due. (what are you going to do) 
  WED 27-Oct    
  THURS 28-Oct    
  FRI 29-Oct  

Mid-Course Seismic Event

Download the Files for the boxes exercises.

Have your Image trickery on the server!

7 MON 1-Nov   AWW-design brief due. (what are you going to do)
  TUES 2-Nov

AWW-design brief due. (what are you going to do)

Mid-Course Seismic Event

Download the Files for the boxes exercises.

Have your Image trickery on the server!

 
  WED 3-Nov    
  THURS 4-Nov    
  FRI 5-Nov    
8 MON 8-Nov    
  TUES 9-Nov    
  WED 10-Nov    
  THURS 11-Nov VETERANS DAY  
  FRI 12-Nov    
9 MON 15-Nov   Award Winning Website-wrapup
  TUES 16-Nov Award Winning Website-wrapup 
  WED 17-Nov    
  THURS 18-Nov    
  FRI 19-Nov    
10 MON 22-Nov    
  TUES 23-Nov   
  WED 24-Nov THANKSGIVING  
  THURS 25-Nov    
  FRI 26-Nov    
11 MON 29-Nov    
  TUES 30-Nov   
  WED 1-Dec    
  THURS 2-Dec    
  FRI 3-Dec    
12 MON 6-Dec Dead Day  
finals TUES 7-Dec    
finals WED 8-Dec   
finals THURS 9-Dec