Welcome Video (Cinema-Television) Production and Graphic Arts Students!

If you're visiting this page and attending any of my production and graphic arts courses, please refer to the resource files and links below.

For information on how to enroll in any of my Los Angeles-based classes, please visit the East Los Angeles Skills Center.

For my online CreatorUp tutorial series, please visit creatorup.org.


Video (Cinema-Television) Production Course Links:

Graphic Arts/Design Course Links:

Video (Cinema-Telelevision) Production Class Resources

 

LEVEL 1

Week 1 Assignments
 

Week 2 Assignments
 


​Week 3 Assignments

 

Week 4 and 5 Assignments
 


Week 6 Assignments
 


Week 7 and 8 Assignments
 

  • Group Assignment: Short Documentary Film

​Week 9 and Beyond Assignments

  • An Introduction to Adobe Premiere – Roommates

  • Use this time to complete any outstanding edits or assignments

  • Level 1 Final Check List

    • Did you complete all coursework?​

    • Did you fill out a TOPS Digital Form?

    • Did you fill out a Certificate Request Form?

    • Your final Certificate and Grade Report will arrive soon!

 

LEVEL 2

 

Week 1 Assignments

 

Week 2 Assignments

  • An Introduction to Green Screen Editing (Adobe Premiere)

  • Camera Exercises Refresher

  • Begin Developing/Writing Script for Directing Project #1


Week 3 and 4 Assignments
 

Week 5 Assignments


Week 6, 7 and 8 Assignments​
 


Week 9 and Beyond Assignments​

  • Use this time to complete any outstanding edits or assignments

  • Level 1 Final Check List

    • Did you complete all coursework?​

    • Did you fill out a TOPS Digital Form?

    • Did you fill out a Certificate Request Form?

    • Your final Certificate and Grade Report will arrive soon!

 

LEVEL 3


Week 1, 2 and 3 Assignments

  • ​Adobe After Effects Animated Short

  • Begin Developing/Writing Script for Directing Project #2


Week 4 and 5 Assignments
 


Week 6 and 7 Assignments

Week 7 and 8  Assignments

  • Project Re-edit

    • Resources

  • Resume Builder

  • Final Reel (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere or Avid)​

Week 9 and Beyond Assignments​

  • Use this time to complete any outstanding edits or assignments

  • Level 1 Final Check List

    • Did you complete all coursework?​

    • Did you fill out a TOPS Digital Form?

    • Did you fill out a Certificate Request Form?

    • Your final Certificate and Grade Report will arrive soon!
       

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

WeTransfer Portal:

 

If a video is too large to transfer through DACE Schoology, just click on the link below and enter a destination email of ArtsMediaClasses@Gmail.com.

Go to WeTransfer now!

Graphic Arts/Design Class Resources

 

LEVEL 1: FUNDAMENTALS

 

(An Introduction to Adobe Photoshop)

 

  • Week 6: Portfolio Builders Assignment – Independent Book Cover #2

  • Week 6 Continued: Portfolio Builders Assignment – Longleash Advertisement

(An Introduction to Adobe Illustrator)
 

  • Week 9: Portfolio Builders Assignment – Illustrator Independent Logo

(An Introduction to Adobe InDesign)
 

  • Use this time to complete any outstanding assignments

  • Level 1 Final Check List

    • Did you complete all coursework?​

    • Did you fill out a TOPS Digital Form?

    • Did you fill out a Certificate Request Form?

    • Your final Certificate and Grade Report will arrive soon!

 

 

LEVEL 2: DIGITAL IMAGING

 

(Imaging in Adobe Photoshop)
 

(Imaging in Adobe Illustrator)
 

  • Week 6: Book Assignment – Ski Resort Map

  • Week 7: Portfolio Builders Assignment – Independent Map

  • Week 10: Book Assignment – Consumer Infographics

(Imaging in Adobe InDesign & Scanning)
 

  • Week 11: Book Assignment – Multi-Chapter Booklet

  • Week 12: Portfolio Builders Assignment – Scanned Image Collage

  • Week 13: Portfolio Builders Assignment – Scanned Personal Scrapbook

  • Week 14 through Final Weeks of the Semester: Revisit Your Portfolio

    • Portfolio Examples
       

  • Use this time to complete any outstanding edits or assignments
     

  • ​Level 2 Final Check List

    • Did you complete all coursework?​

    • Did you fill out a TOPS Digital Form?

    • Did you fill out a Certificate Request Form?

    • Your final Certificate and Grade Report will arrive soon!
       

LEVEL 3: ADVERTISING DESIGN

 

 

(Advertising in Photoshop & Illustrator)
 

  • Week 1: Introduction – Please review the following items:

  • ​Week 1 Continued: First Week Checklist

    • Did you get access to a home computer?

    • Did you acquire either the Adobe software or the freeware alternatives?

    • Do you have any rollover assignments? (Office Hours Topic)

    • Did you order the Advertising Design Books (same as Digital Imaging)?

    • Did you download your files from the ATC website?
       

  • Week 1 Continued: Book Assignment – Advertising Samples

  • Week 2: Book Assignment – Letterfold Brochure

  • ​Week 3: Portfolio Builder Assignment – DVD/Blu-ray Sleeve

(Advertising in Adobe InDesign)
 

  • Week 4: Book Assignment – Realtor Collateral Booklet

  • Week 5: Book Assignment – Ireland Travel Brochure

  • Week 6: Book Assignment – Digital Layout Variations

  • ​Week 7: Book Assignment – National Parks Info Pieces

  • Week 8: Portfolio Builder Assignment – Independent Advertising Brochure

    • Tutorial

    • Resources (Student Examples Coming Soon)
       

(Advertising: Special Projects)
 

  • Week 9 through 11: Portfolio Builder Assignment – Hollywood Pitch Book

  • Week 12: Portfolio Builder Assignment – Independent Logo Revisited

  • Week 13: Resume Builder

  • Week 13 Continued: Book Assignment – Web Site Interface (Time Permitting)
    ​​​

  • Week 14 through Final Weeks of the Semester: Revisit Your Portfolio

    • Portfolio Examples

 

  • Illustrator Vector Drawing Assignments (Due by the End of Level 3)

  • Use this time to complete any outstanding edits or assignments
     

  • ​Level 3 Final Check List

    • Did you complete all coursework?​

    • Did you fill out a TOPS Digital Form?

    • Did you fill out a Certificate Request Form?

    • Your final Certificate and Grade Report will arrive soon!

 

 

LEVEL 4: WEB DESIGN

 

(Web Design in Photoshop)
 

(An Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver & Animate)
 

  • Week 4: Book Assignment – Bistro Site Organization

  • Week 5: Book Assignment – Digital Book Chapter

  • Week 6: Book Assignment – Photographer's Web Site

  • ​Week 7: Book Assignment – Museum CSS Layout

  • Week 9 and 10: Portfolio Builder Assignment – Custom Dreamweaver Website

  • Week 11: Book Assignment  – Talking Kiosk Interface

  • Week 12: Book Assignment – Animated Internet Ads

  • Week 13: Book Assignment – Ocean Animation

  • Week 13 Continued: Portfolio Builder Assignment – Custom Interactive Animation Using Adobe Animate

    • (Resources coming soon!)


(An Introduction to Wix)
 

  • Week 14 through Final Weeks of the Semester: Portfolio Builder Assignment – Custom Wix Website

  • Use this time to complete any outstanding edits or assignments
     

  • ​Level 4 Final Check List

    • Did you complete all coursework?​

    • Did you fill out a TOPS Digital Form?

    • Did you fill out a Certificate Request Form?

    • Your final Certificate and Grade Report will arrive soon!

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES