Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Finishing up the year.

It's all about your portfolio at this point. You will need to put it in the idisk folder labeled portfolio CGD p.3 2011 or portfolio CGD p.4 2011

You need a cover with your name and contact information and a selection of your best work. This should represent your best work and skill. If need to submit this to me as a pdf file.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Poster Design

The HOW Poster Design Awards are back! There are no categories, and it doesn’t matter if your poster was created for yourself, for work or just for fun…we want to see what you can do! So take this wide-open media and run with it—then make sure you submit your work to us by June 1! Winners will be published on HOWdesign.com.

HOW Poster Design Awards

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The Prizes
10 winners will be featured on the HOW website, get $150 worth of HOW books and receive a 1 year subscription to HOW magazine.

Submitting Entries

All posters must be submitted online . The image size of the file must not exceed 1280x1024 pixels. The image can be saved at a resolution that will enable us to zoom in to see details during judging, but the file size must not exceed 5MB.

The Deadline
Work must have been created between June 1, 2010 and June 1, 2011. The Early Bird deadline is June 1, 2011 at 11:59 PM EST. Each single entry is $40. The fee for a poster campaign (3 or more posters that function as a system or series) is $60. Entries submitted after June 1, 2011 are $65 for single entries and $85 for campaign/series entries. Entries will not be accepted after June 15, 2011 (11:59 PM EST).

Payment Information
You may pay by credit card or with a check. If paying by check, payment for Early Bird entries must be postmarked by June 1, 2011. Payment for entries submitted after the early bird deadline must be postmarked by June 15, 2011. Makes checks payable (in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank) to F+W Media, Inc. If payment is not received entries, will be disqualified. Entry fees are non-refundable. One check may be used to cover multiple entries. Credit card charges will appear on your statement as “F+W Contest”.

Mail checks to:
HOW Poster Design Awards
4700 East Galbraith Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236 USA

Other Important Stuff
Winning entrants grant HOW the right to reproduce images of their work on HOW’s website and in other digital and printed materials. HOW assumes all entries are original and are the works and property of the entrant, with all rights granted therein. HOW is not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of the entrant and will not become involved in copyright disputes. HOW will notify winners by October 31, 2011, after judging is complete. The dates for when the gallery will appear online will also be released at the time.

Privacy Promise
Occasionally, we make portions of our customer list available to other companies so they may contact you about products and services that may be of interest to you. If you prefer we withhold your name, simply send a note with your name, address and the competition name to:
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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

FUEL TV Logo Contest

( the link)
FUEL TV is redoing there logo and wants people to send in their ideas

Nathan and Dylan suggested this.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Jocelyn said...

Make a movie poster. I will not accept any poster that does not have clear, clean and sharp graphics and pics. Lined up type. Clear contrast between type and pics. My line on this one will be..."Do Better" Original please

Friday, May 20, 2011

New assignment Ideas

We have only a little time left. Post your assignment/project ideas on the blog. If you don't come up with a good one, I will. something different and new. this is your chance to choose what we do!

Thursday, May 19, 2011


Create a cover for you portfolio. You should make it stand out and make it pop! You want a potential client to look through your portfolio. Make it represent your work inside the portfolio. Get it?

Wednesday, May 18, 2011


Have you uploaded your work to lulu. show me!

If you have started and prefer Indesign you can stay with that instead.

However, you need to have a portfolio with your best work

Monday, May 16, 2011


Start a lulu.com account. It's free and you are all going to make a book of your best work.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Thank you sheet for

Naval Base Point Loma for supporting

Point Loma High School

Correct spelling, clear graphics, full page.

Drop it in the folder called NAVAL BASE POINT LOMA in the idisk

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Thank you


Something like... Naval Base Point Loma

Point Loma High School thanks you for your support!

Full page. color.

These will go on the walls or tables at an event thanking the naval base for supporting us!

check for spelling, placement and sharpness of graphics, layout and content.

Drop in idisk folder named NAVAL BASE POINT LOMA

Monday, May 9, 2011

Next project

I am proctoring a music theory exam in the Library. Today is a day for you to work on any missing assignments that can still give you credit.

Here is the list...

1. original business card
2. Hurl business card
3. taco flyer
4. Planner cover
5. thank you card
6. college application flyer

If you have finished that work, which you should have by now, be prepared to show me what you have in your indesign book thus far of your best work that will be due at the end of the year. See you can save it as a digital pub. ebook. etc...

Friday, May 6, 2011

Computerized Graphic Design

Make a half page ad promoting this class for next year. Copy it and paste it so you have two on 1 page. I am looking to get enough students for a 3rd class next year. When you are done, save it as a pdf and print out 5 copies on my printer. I will cut them in half and, if you don't mind, you can pass them out to your friends.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Best Work

Submit one of your best works into a folder on idisk called. BEST WORK Just one for a class book. And.. your work in your Indesign.

Today's Assignment