Semester Test Project Post

05 Final Project Post

In Illustrator:
Hide your reference image
File > Export your project as a JPEG

On your Blog:
Upload your references image (s) you used on your final project and answer the following questions:
1. What did you choose as your subject?

2. What creative element(s) did you incorporate into your design?
3. Search “Geometric Graphic Design” or “Geometric Graphic” or “low-poly graphic”.  Save and upload a few images you find interesting. For example:ag2.jpeg784da996e287fefe0884889371c3f8e6.jpg

 

3. Describe the process. How did you start? Were there any challenges along the way? How did you creatively solve them?

4. Describe the end result. What did you learn during this project? You may also write about the semester in general.

Geometric Semester Test Project

Good Morning! We will continue to work on our Geometric/Low Poly Semester Test projects. You will need to incorporate a creative element into your images. This creative element could include:

Stroke color
Unfilled/unfinished pieces
Invented colors
Gradient Fill
Pieces Breaking off
Texture
Drop Shadow

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Geometric Semester Test Project

Welcome back! By the end of class today you should have a chosen subject and started to create shapes.

Directions: Set your fill to none and stroke to white and .25 weight. Start creating triangles with your pen tool that connect at the edges. Make your triangle sides overlap so you are not adjusting so much at the end. You choose the size of the triangles/shapes. Use your eyedropper tool to fill once you have a collection of shapes.bd6d4ce549d4c647d0d42d3d71ec3c97

 

Emoji Positing & Semester Test Practice

Good Morning! If you still need to finish details on your emoji or finish posting to your blog, you can use today to do so (Your Blog >Emoji Post). Remember to post both your Master Studies/Tutorial along with your original Emoji Designs. These will be due May 5th. 

Today we will be practicing for our Geometric/Low poly design. Find a simplistic photograph of a food item, animal, or object. Follow the directions below and start brainstorming subject matter for your Semester Test Project: Geometric/Low Poly Image while you practice.

Directions: Set your fill to none and stroke to white and .25 weight. Start creating triangles with your pen tool that connect at the edges. Make your triangle sides overlap so you are not adjusting so much at the end. You choose the size of the triangles/shapes. You can choose to fill as you go or just keep a stroke color and fill later on.

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Happy Wednesday!

Finish working on either your 2 emoji masterstudies or a tutorial of your choice. We will be posting these to our blogs. When you finish, you may begin gathering reference images for your own 2 created emojis. Your finished emojis should have a highlight and shadow area and/or a gradient and visually “fit” with existing emojis. Do not copy an existing icon/emoji.

Your Emojis might include a drop shadow (Effect > Stylize > Drop > Shadow) or a stroke color. You might use the ellipse/rectangle tool, gradient, pathfinder tool (Window > Pathfinder), Eraser tool, various effects (Effect > Warp, etc.), Reflect (Object > Transform > Reflect), eyedropper tool.

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yellow autumn oak leaf over the white background

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Vector illustration - butterfly icon set

Vector illustration – butterfly icon set

Day 1 of Emoji Project

Good morning! Today we will start the first part of our next Emoji project. You will complete a Tutorial of your choice (under the Tutorial tab) or a master study. Portraits will be due April 19th. 

Master Study: Browse images of Emojis and pick one to try and create using shapes, gradients, and lower opacities:

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Tutorials: Pick and choose various steps to create the finished product:

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These tutorials and master studies prepare us for when we create our own 2 emoji designs:

 

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