Digital Print Design
1 class periods of 90 minutes each
This lesson is the third of six teaching Desktop Publishing skills using Quark XPress software. Other DTP software may be substituted. In this lesson, the students will create a certificate of completion with borders, text, check boxes, and vector-based medallion.
Student instruction sheet (CertifcateStudent.doc or CertifStudent.pdf) and example (CertifExample.pdf).
Appropriate computer system and Quark XPress or other desktop publishing software.
Successful completion of Quark XPress projects 1 and 2 (quotation and business card).
Students will be able to: (1) Create a document with landscape layout; (2) Create stacked shapes to create an appropriate certificate border; (3) Choose a color scheme and create new colors; and (4) Design a vector-based mediallion using the starburst and pen tools.
See the attached rubric.