Today we will continue the Pen Tool exercises. You can find these in the folder: Shared > Students > Fine Art > Pen Tool Practice. We will work on exercises 5.1, 5.2, 5.3. Remember: Complete each exercise 2-3 times (on separate layers) until you have mastered it. Tips: Press “P” to deselect, Edit > Undo (Ctrl Z) if you made a mistake, and Ctrl + to zoom in and Ctrl – to zoom out.
Complete these steps when starting the exercises:
- Set Fill to None.
2. Select a Stroke color
3. Set your Stroke Weight to 3 pt.
4. Click the Layer icon on the bottom right panel
5. Click Add New Layer icon
6. Name the new Layer “Practice 1 or 2”
7. Click the Eye icon to hide “Work on this Layer” and make sure the top layer is highlighted before you start working.
Please Remember: these are graded so save to your Home Folder > Graphic Design.
Webquest Posts are due Wednesday, September 20th.
By the end of class today, we will examine the images we gathered in our Graphics Webquest using the design principles and be able to create and publish a post on our blogs. https://rooseveltgraphicarts.wordpress.com/projects/graphic-design-webquest/step-2/
(Remember your login is your email address and your password is Capital first initial, lower case last name and your ID # – example: Bgaster23482),
Good Morning! Today we are going to create our online portfolios. This is where you will upload your class projects during the semester. Follow these steps to create yours: https://rooseveltgraphicarts.wordpress.com/your-blog/creating-your-blog/. Make sure to log in to the email that you used and confirm the email from WordPress.
When you are finished, you can continue collecting your images (2 from each category) from yesterday’s Webquest project. When you are finished with your Webquest, start browsing different graphic artists to see the ride range of different design styles: https://rooseveltgraphicarts.wordpress.com/projects/graphic-artist-presentation/graphic-designer-presentation/ . Copy and Paste (Ctrl C, Ctrl V) the name of these graphic artists into google and save at least 10 images that are interesting and beautiful to you.
Follow this link and browse through different projects. Right click and save your favorites as the artist’s name who created them: https://www.behance.net/search?search=adobe+illustrator
Ben the Illustrator:
We will begin our first project today. You can find the outline under the tab:
Projects > 01 Graphic Design Webquest
By the end of class today, you will know where to save your projects to, how to save images correctly, and get more of a sense of how design dominates the world we live in.