Class Starter: Will my Resume get me an interview?
Class Activity: Complete your resume assignment. Take the time to fill it with real-to-life content for yourself. You will thank me later. Due today! (50 points)
Indeed.com pulls from multiple sources to post employment opportunities in your own city. Go search the jobs available today to see how many you could do today.
1- Go to your Google Drive Assignment Folder & create a new Google Document. Name it “Resume Practice”
2- Download this-> High School Student Resume Worksheet
3- Open the PDF and follow the steps to write a resume for yourself using the Google Document. Make it as close to your real life experience and interests as you can.
*You will access this information in your next assignment, so make it good.*
Go to your WordPress Blog to add another blog entry telling a true story from your own life. Title it “Episode 3”. Remember to tag the post with the same tag you created for your other episodes.
Due today 4/20 (50 Points)
They are all due today!
1- You need headphones
2- Go to this Adobe Tutorial “Design a logo” . This will use vector shapes to create a logo.
3- Be sure to download the sample files provided in the tutorial
4- When you are finished with the project, name it something like “Bury-Illustrator” and put the file in your assignment folder on Google Drive
Due Thursday April 20 – (50 Points)
Check out this Leather Book animation made with the free and open source graphic tools, Blender, Gimp and Inkscape. Link to Vimeo video.
What is Blender? Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation.
Blender even has some pre-made characters free to download. Let’s take a look at Vincent.
At age 14, in poverty and famine, a Malawian boy built a windmill to power his family’s home. Now at 22, William Kamkwamba, who speaks at TED, here, for the second time, shares in his own words the moving tale of invention that changed his life.
What? another Inkscape assignment? Yes. Here’s what you will do:
1- Look at this page on Wikimedia Commons showing Tangrams created using Inkscape.
2- Open a new Inkscape Document and make your canvas large enough for 2 Tangrams side by side. Make your own Tangram showing 2 different designs using the same shapes. Kind of like Nevit does here:
**need help with making Shapes? Check out this Shapes Tutorial.
3. Save your Inkscape-2 project in your assignment folder on Drive. (50 Points – Due Tuesday 4/18)
The Oreo brand is familiar to almost everyone. Why is that so? Here are some fun facts. Write a blog about your favorite food packaging & include an image. (30 Points)
I want you to experiment with one more free application for creating graphics. Inkscape is a free to download and use and compares to Adobe Illustrator for making vector graphics.
Your Inkscape Assignment is as follows: Open Inkscape and start experimenting with the tools. Create a vector graphic of your own choosing. You may work on your logo or anything that interests you.
Optional: If you would like step by step instructions for your first project, you may download this How to Create a Cartoon Dinosaur.
When you have completed your Inkscape Assignment, make a new folder nested inside your class folder and name it INKSCAPE. Save 2 files: an Inkscape file (.SVG) and .PNG file.
Due Friday 4/14 (50 Points)
If you would like to further explore Inkscape on your own time, you can download the application at home from Inkscape. And if you would like to practice your Inkscape skills you can find good tutorials at Invato Tuts.
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