Jake Selvidio
Art & Design Instructor

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Saturday
9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday
1:00pm-5:00pm
Due date Assignment due
Week 2 / Apr 19 Sitemap Outline
Create an outline for your sitemap in Microsoft Word. Itemize all of your content by page and section. This includes each individual piece of artwork for your portfolio galleries.
I'll be collecting a PDF of this document.

Sitemap Flowchart
This design can be created in Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator.
Use boxes to indicate pages of your site. Connecting lines indicate the paths for your navigation.

Résumé
Bring in your most current résumé.
Week 3 / Apr 26 HTML Résumé
Mark up your current resume in HTML.
Use the HTML Validator to be sure that your file is error-free.
I will be collecting them at the start of class.
→  Download the completed exercise file here.
Week 4 / May 3 HTML Résumé + CSS
Add <style> tags to your document <head> and style your page with CSS.
→  Download the styled exercise file here.
Also, here's a link to some photos I took in Iceland - Northern Lights
Week 5 / May 10 Midterm Quiz
Review Basic HTML
Visit HTML lesson page
Review CSS Intro
Visit CSS Intro page
Week 6 / May 17 Wireframes - Home Page
Use the 960 Sketch Sheets to wireframe a home page design.
→  Download Sketch Sheets
Week 7 / May 24 Images
Bring in a selection of images to use in our practice layouts. Images should be resized in advance to the pixel dimensions specified in class.
Download Week 6 Root Demo
Week 8 / May 31 Gallery Page
Complete static gallery page. You can continue to build on the mock layout we created in class, or create a custom layout of your own. Next week, your page MUST be complete with original content.
→  Download the mock layout from class.
Week 9 / June 7 Google Web Fonts
→  Visit Google Webfonts
Choose TWO Google fonts - One for headings, one for paragraph text.
You must bookmark your selections and email them to yourself.
Week 10 / June 14 Home Page / Slider
→  Download Slider Demo
Update slider with your own original images. Link all images on your home page to one of your gallery pages.

Lightbox Gallery
Activate the Lightbox plugin for all of your gallery images.

FTP Login
Retrieve all of your FTP login information. If it is not accessible, you must call the technical support 1.866.642.2711
Week 11 / June 21 FINAL EXAM / FINAL PROJECT
There will be a final exam.
I will be collecting .zip files of your root folder.
Your site must be uploaded to your FTP. You will be required to submit your public URL as part of your final.
Final websites must contain only original content.
No placeholder images, no placeholder text.


→  Download Week 10 root demo
Due date Assignment due
Week 2 / Apr 19 Sitemap Outline
Create an outline for your sitemap in Microsoft Word. Itemize all of your content by page and section. This includes each individual piece of artwork for your portfolio galleries.
I'll be collecting a PDF of this document.

Sitemap Flowchart
This design can be created in Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator.
Use boxes to indicate pages of your site. Connecting lines indicate the paths for your navigation.

Résumé
Bring in your most current résumé.
Week 3 / Apr 26 HTML Résumé
Mark up your current resume in HTML.
Use the HTML Validator to be sure that your file is error-free.
I will be collecting them at the start of class.
→  Download the completed exercise file here.
Week 4 / May 3 HTML Résumé + CSS
Add <style> tags to your document <head> and style your page with CSS.
→  Download the styled exercise file here.
Also, here's a link to some photos I took in Iceland - Northern Lights
Week 5 / May 10 Midterm Quiz
Review Basic HTML
Visit HTML lesson page
Review CSS Intro
Visit CSS Intro page
Week 7 / May 24 Images
Bring in a minimum of 20 images of your work to be used in your web pages.
Week 8 / May 31 Gallery Page
Complete static gallery page. You can continue to build on the mock layout we created in class, or create a custom layout of your own. Next week, your page MUST be complete with original content.
→  Download the mock layout from class.
Week 9 / June 7 Slider Images
Create 3 slider images. 940px by 400px @ 72dpi (jpg or png)

Home Page
Insert original artwork into all the cells on your home page. This can be thumbnail images of your artwork. They can be original icons of any size (just keep them consistent).
Week 10 / June 14 Home Page / Slider
→  Download Slider Demo
Update slider with your own original images. Link all images on your home page to one of your gallery pages.

Lightbox Gallery
Activate the Lightbox plugin for all of your gallery images.

FTP Login
Retrieve all of your FTP login information. If it is not accessible, you must call the technical support 1.866.642.2711
Week 11 / June 21 FINAL EXAM / FINAL PROJECT
There will be a final exam.
I will be collecting .zip files of your root folder.
Your site must be uploaded to your FTP. You will be required to submit your public URL as part of your final.
Final websites must contain only original content.
No placeholder images, no placeholder text.


→  Download Week 10 root demo

See course syllabus for more information.

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