Computer Drawing

Welcome, syllabi overview

Project Steps
Step 1 - Research
Step 2 - Concepts/Thumbnails
Step 3 - Mood Boards
Step 4 - Roughs
Step 5 - Final Design
Step 6 - Deliverables

Key
BOC - beginning of class
EOC - end of class
WIC - work in class

Overview, Adobe Illustrator drawing tools

lecture/demo: pen tool

in-class exercise: pen tool

lecture/demo: pathfinder tools

in-class exercise: pathfinder tools

 
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lecture: global color

lecture: 8 bit, 16 bit, 24 bit color

in-class exercise: tonal family color palette

in-class exercise: vector art as wire frame build

Introduce Project 1: Animal Illustration

Tutorial: Creating an Animal Illustration

  
  
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Attend Tyler Lafferty, Seven2, as an employer showcase from 10:00am-11:30am in building 30 Room 212

step 1 RESEARCH, due BOC, on server

step 2 CONCEPTS/THUMBNAILS, due BOC, class critique; have sketch of animal face completed, scanned, and imported into Illustrator as a template layer. Click for example.

  
  
  

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WIC, work on final design

  

  

  

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Project 2 Mandala Ornament, pen tool, pathfinder tool

step 1 RESEARCH, due BOC

step 2 CONCEPTS/THUMBNAILS, due BOC, class critique

WIC developing roughs

  

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step 3 MOOD BOARDS (color palette, typography, industry examples), due BOC

step 4 ROUGHS, due BOC, class critique

WIC on developing final design

  

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Project 2 Mandala
step 5 FINAL DESIGN
, PDF, color and black and white versions, letter size document for each, due BOC, class critique

Project 1 Animal
step 6 DELIVERABLES
, packaged, due BOC on server, see pickup folder - deliverable instructions

Introduce Project 3 Vector Painting - Book Cover with Flaps

Project 3 Book Jacket - instructions

Lynda.com tutorials:
Drawing Vector Graphics: Painting with Vectors

Chapter 1. Creating an Authentic Look

Hand-painting brushes
7m 54s

Hand-painted speckle texture
3m 12s

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Campus Development Day - no classes

Seattle Trip

 

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Sun 5/6

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Project 3 Vector Painting - Book Cover with Flaps (3 weeks) shape builder from sketch, painting with vectors, tell a story, wacom tablet

step 6 DELIVERABLES, Project 2 Mandala, due BOC on server

Due BOC:
Have viewed 2 tutorials from Book Jacket Instructions

• 10 pages of 1" chip brush painted images

• 10 pages of line brush painted images

• 10 pages of spatter brush images, full page (each)

Have cut your cherry-picked selections and mounted them on a master sheet for each of the above, ready to scan.

step 1 RESEARCH, 200 images minimum, Project 3 Book Jacket, due BOC

step 2 CONCEPTS/THUMBNAILS, Project 3 Book Jacket, WIC

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step 2 CONCEPTS/THUMBNAILS, due BOC

step 3 MOOD BOARDS (color palette, typography, line quality, industry examples), due BOC

WIC developing 3 roughs

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step 4 ROUGHS, due BOC, class critique

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Illustration (only) wireframe, due BOC

WIC on final design

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WIC final design

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step 5 FINAL DESIGN, due BOC, class critique

Introduce Project 4 Perspective Drawing from Template Photograph

Memorial Day
No classes.

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step 6 DELIVERABLES, from Project 3, due BOC on server

Project 4 Perspective Drawing from Template Photograph

step 1 RESEARCH, due BOC

WIC concepts/thumbnails development

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step 2 CONCEPTS/THUMBNAILS, due BOC, class critique

GRAPHIC DESIGN CLUB:
Agency Tours

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Memorial Day
No classes.

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step 3 MOOD BOARDS (color palette, typography, line quality, industry examples), due BOC

step 4 ROUGHS, due BOC, class critique

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step 5 FINAL DESIGN, due BOC, class critique

SHOW & TELL @ 9:30am RM202:
Second Year Students will have Online Portfolios, Tablet and Portfolios available for review.

GRAD SHOW!
Show up any time between 5 - 8pm

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STUDY DAY - no classes

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FINAL EXAM step 6 DELIVERABLES, due BOC

booklet self-access, due EOC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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