2018-19 School Year
ACA Test Prep Site
Welcome to Animate
Week 18: May 28-31 FINAL - worth 200 points. Due Wed., June 12 Go here for instructions
Week 17: May 20-24
Another project to help you boost your grade! This one is easy. Due June 7.
Week 16: May 13-17 WEIGHTLESS
Get caught up with your work! Time is running out!
There is a new assignment: Weightless due June 7.
OR - show me a COMPLETED (with color) animation by June 7.
Week 15: May 6-9
Final ALL Classes Project. REQUIRED. Worth 50 points. You may use the Adobe product of your choice: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Animate, or Character Builder. Your final project is due Friday, May 31 NO EXCEPTIONS.

The theme is "When We All Fall Asleep". Where do we go when we fall asleep? Is it possible for two people to share the same dream?

To see some examples of what people have done, go HERE.

Requirements for Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign projects:
Canvas/Image size = 11x14 inches, 150dpi.
Download the required image on the Software Classes Page
Week 14: April 29- May 3
The Magazine cover is due Tuesday. No late work will be accepted without a grade mark-down. Deadlines are everything in this industry!

Need some extra credit? Or make-up for an assignment? CLICK HERE, follow the directions, watch the video and produce a great portrait.
Week 13: April 22-26
Finish the Magazine Cover. You should have completed the ACA lessons up through Project 4: Classic Animation. Show me your screen with the quiz results and the projects you created while watching the ACA videos. Important to do so.
Week 12: April 15-19
READ the assignment on the Software Classes page. Revisit the Photoshop Unit 3 videos and begin work on your magazine cover
Week 11: April 8-12    4th Quarter Starts
I have two of you that are studying Animate, yet I haven't seen anything from you. Please contact me and get me up-to-date on your progress. Show me your work!
Week 10: April 1-5
You should have completed Project 4: Classic Animation - videos 4.01-4.10
Week 9: March 25-29
S-P-R-I-N-G   B-R-E-A-K
Week 8: March 18-22
ALL CLASSES: Wednesday and Thursday demos: how to do photo touch-up. BEFORE the demonstration, Right-click on the photo of the woman and open up the file in Photoshop. Change the name of the file to: YourFullName.jpg.
Week 7: March 11-15
Check out the Azalea Festival Project. If you wish to do something in Animate, remember that the four color must dominate the design.
Week 6: March 4-8
You should have completed Lessons 3.0-1-3.07 Video Production this week.
Week 5: February 25- March 1
You should have completed Lessons 2.01-2.09 Animated Logo this week.
Week 4: February 19-22
Keep chugging along. Show me your work! Have a zany idea for something you would like to produce in Animate? Tell me about it!
Week 3: February 11-15
Start working on project: Animated Logo by watching the videos. Be certain to turn-in all work that you produce for a grade.
Week 2: February 4-7
Watch the Animate Intro series of videos: 1.01-1.07.
Week 1: January 28 - February 1, 2019
This semester you will be learning how to efficiently and effectively use the Adobe software, Animate.

Start by going here. This is what is possible with Adobe Animate. Pretty cool, eh?

You are responsible for your learning. You will be watching training videos made by the best in the business: ACA Test Prep by Brainbuffet Elite (click on the red, circlular logo at the top of the page). From the videos you will create Animate projects that will further cement your learning of this complex software.

There will also be other projects on this website that you should do. CHECK THE WEBSITE every day.
You are going to save EVERYTHING that you create this semester in a portfolio. Sign up for an free account on Adobe Portfolio

Tutorial on how to build a site on Adobe Portfolio.
Watch the Animate Intro series of videos: 1.01-1.07.