Category: Communication Technology

  • Illustrator Cutlines

    How to add cutline in Illustrator to print/cut in Roland VersaWorks? I. Create the sticker “cloud” outline, II. Add the outline to the original, III. then add a cutline. I. Create the background cloud outline Live trace in 3 colours (create swatches) expand so paths are visible (look for unnecessary paths outside the area and…

  • Beta Test TypingWeb

    I need some, err, Guinea pigs to test a “free” online typing program. It looks good so far, I just need a few sample students to simulate the process to see if it will work for us at STJ. What I am able to determine so far is as teacher: I can maintain groups of…

  • April Fools 2013 Pranks

    Perhaps your inspiration for an awe-inspiring digital design project comes from an April Fools prank. New Coffee Products Cats in the Military twttr Glass Bottomed Plane Pizza Breath Washington Destroyed by Earthquake

  • Inspect CSS Elements in Safari

    I enabled the following “Advanced” Safari CSS Inspect Element trick so long ago, I forgot I had done it. Of course on my own machines, I enabled this once, and haven’t had to since. In the school MacLab though, students wanting to edit/inspect CSS will need to re-enable the Safari Develop menu each time they…

  • YouTube Space Lab

    Commander Mike Fossum, from the International Space Station, invites you to come up with a science experiment for space and upload a video explaining it to YouTube. [youtube video=”No9k63Be35c”]

  • Combine 2 Images PhotoShop Tutorial Vid

    [youtube video=] An in-depth, beginner Adobe Photoshop CS4 tutorial covering how to blend two images with faces into one image. The example takes the eyes and smiles from one image and merges them into a second image. Tools used: layers, layer mask, brush, move, align layers.

  • Example Photography Assignments

    Inspiration needed? Try these assignments . . . from Digital Photography School from from from Goshen College from Eisenhower Middle School from Masters of Photography from The Photo Forum from The World of Eliot Porter from The Digital Story from Corporate Photography from Bethel High School

  • Mac Lab Equipped, Software Installed, Resources Readied

    Installed hardware: 25 new iMacs, Promethean Board and projector, MacPro server, MacBook Pro, 5 Canon Rebel XSI with Sigma 200 lenses, 5 Canon FS10 digital video cameras, tripods, monopods, Pelican cases, SD readers, and an m-audio keyboard. Installed Software: Adobe Master Suite CS3(CS4 arrives n November, 2008): InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro, Flash Professional, Dreamweaver,…

  • Exceptional Examples

    Behind the scenes at Commoncraft The original new numa guy. Identity 2.0