Tracey Hotchkiss

Welcome to Intro to Graphic Design & Graphic Design & Production


Spring 2019 Semester

Intro to Graphic Design – Photoshop

Students are in the thick of learning how to use Adobe Photoshop. They have completed their fantasy animals, multiple me and pop art. Their next large project will be BE THE AD. They will choose an advertisement, dvd cover, album… Continue Reading →

Graphic Design & Production – Heading into Break…

Level two students have completed their branding project by creating a company logo, creating two branded items for their company – a Cereal Box and Soda Can. They are finishing the a two day design challenge by end of class… Continue Reading →

Intro to Graphic Design – Wrapping up Illustrator

Next week, we will wrap up Adobe Illustrator. The students have worked hard learning all the different tools, effects and techniques for them to be able to work in Illustrator confidently. Today they will complete Mike’s Coffee. This is a… Continue Reading →

Intro to Graphics & Design

Students will complete their two Yoga posters this week that will be due on March 8th, end of class. Students will use the information that I have emailed them and work in class on this assignment. They will use the… Continue Reading →

Graphic Design & Production – Welcome Back

Welcome Back! Hope everyone enjoyed their week break! As we get back into the groove…students will wrap up their Business Restaurant logo by end of class Monday. I think the students are looking forward to seeing what their “business clients”… Continue Reading →

Intro to Graphic & Design – Welcome Back from Winter Break

Welcome Back! Hope everyone had a restful and relaxing break. This week the students will be starting a new assignment. They will learn how to place text on a path, or inside an object or inside an object. They will… Continue Reading →

Graphic Design & Production – End of 6 weeks

I can’t believe how fast the first six weeks of this Spring semester has flown by! The students have been having fun making notepads, using the heat press to make t-shirts, creating logos for a Harrison Graphic Design – screen… Continue Reading →

Intro to Graphic Design – End of 6 weeks

Hope everyone has a safe and restful Winter break! All of the Intro classes have worked hard on their in-class assignments. Students started their Aquos poster today in class. They are learning how to use gradients, use the pen tool… Continue Reading →

Graphic Design & Production – Weeks 4 & 5

During this time the students have worked on a design to put on their own t-shirt using the heat press. They worked on an image in Illustrator or Indesign to create an image to print onto transfer paper then heat… Continue Reading →

Intro to Graphic Design – Week 4 & 5

For the last couple weeks the students in Intro to Graphic Design have been working hard learning the pen tool, copy, paste, how to build a new color, gradients, and the pathfinder tool to merge shapes together. They have practiced… Continue Reading →

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