Archive for the ‘Tasks’ Category

  • Intro to Web Design!

    Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

    [The SEO Rapper] [Quick Tour of Dreamweaver] [Setting up your Website Files] In your Shared Drive, create a folder called “Tutorial Site”. In that folder create another folder called “Images”. Start Dreamweaver. Set up a new site by going to Site -> New Site Enter your site name, browse to the folder “Tutorial Site” for […]

  • Task #2 – Your Personal Logo

    Friday, October 24th, 2008

    Task: Design a personal logo for yourself using imagery to replace certain letters in your name. Your logo should represent how you want to be known. Must Haves: 1. Your name or nickname. 2. At least one letter that has been replaced or manipulated into imagery. HAND IN: 1. Post your logo to your blog. 2. Answer […]

  • Task #1c – Faking the background.

    Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

    In order to really create the illusion of the polaroid sitting on your blog wall, set the background color of your canvas to match the color of the wall. Check out the following examples. In example “b” I used the [eyedrop tool] to get a sample of the wall colour, and filled the background colour […]

  • Task #1b – Personal Polaroid

    Monday, October 13th, 2008

      “What is a polaroid?” A Polaroid is an instant camera with self developing film. When people refer to a “polaroid” they are referring to the picture taken with this instant camera. Task: For the “About” section of your personal blog, you will create a “polaroid” of yourself cropped from a picture taken in class. […]

  • Task #1a – Create your own blog.

    Sunday, October 12th, 2008

    What’s a blog? A blog is a website that is usually contains regular entries in reverse-chronological order. Like a diary, commentary, or events. Task: Create your own blog using WordPress. Include an “About” page and use this blog as your portfolio to display your work throughout the semester. **Must haves: About page, Personal Polaroid, Personal […]