Tracey Hotchkiss

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Spring 2020 Intro to GD

Intro to Graphic Design – Thank you

Wow! What a crazy Spring 2020 semester! I enjoyed getting to know each of you while we were at school. Thank you to all of you who continued to participate, learn more about Adobe Creative Suite and graphic design. You… Continue Reading →

Intro to Graphic Design…Portfolio

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 The final project for this semester will be for you to create a final portfolio. You will take what you’ve created since starting Adobe Illustrator/Vectr/PhotoPea to create your portfolio. I will email the detailed instructions to… Continue Reading →

Intro to Graphic Design – Logo Idea for Harrison

Monday, April 27th, 2020 The last weekly project has been sent to you through email this morning. Your challenge is to come up with a t-shirt design for the HOYA PRIDE t-shirt that comes out at the beginning of every… Continue Reading →

Intro to Graphic Design – Photoshop – POP ART

April 20th, 2020 The next assignment in Photoshop is one of my favorites! Learning how to create POP ART from an original image of your choice. I have sent out the email to everyone in both classes of Intro. I… Continue Reading →

Intro to Graphic Design – Fantasy Animal

Welcome back from Spring Break! I hope everyone took the time to relax and spend time with family. As we head into the last weeks of school, I will continue to post assignments to help you improve your skills in… Continue Reading →

Intro to Graphic Design – Photoshop Lesson 3 & 4

Below is the email I just sent out to my Intro to Graphic Design students – If you didn’t receive this email – Please reach to me ASAP! Thank you, Mrs. H This is the last assignment that will be… Continue Reading →


Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 –  REVIEW OF PROGRAMS – Online programs that are available to every student online for FREE include – Vectr (like Adobe Illustrator), Photopea (like Adobe Photoshop) and Canva (like Adobe InDesign). These programs work and are… Continue Reading →

Intro to Graphic Design – Adobe Photoshop – Lesson 1 & 2

Today, I sent out Lesson 1 and 2 for Adobe Photoshop. I emailed you a link to share a google folder so that you will have access to files for each assignment. Each folder has an assignment number and date…. Continue Reading →

Intro to Graphic Design – Creative Color Wheel

MARCH 20TH, 2020 Today I sent out the next project for Intro to Graphic Design, the Creative Color Wheel! Please be sure to read the email and read the attached instructions to create your color wheel. Sketches will be sent… Continue Reading →

Intro to Graphic Design…Simple Color Wheel

For Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 – Last night, I sent out your first assignment. You will watch a basic color theory video and create a 12 color basic color wheel(Primary, Secondary and Tertiary/Intermediate Colors) in Vectr. Please read your email… Continue Reading →

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