The goal of a brand is to make a company unique and recognizable, and to project a desired image. Over time, a brand can make a company a household name, and identifiable by a simple shape or color.
When working in branding, a designer can expect to work in:
Watch the videos below and then click on the link to begin working on your Business Card Design
For those that are NOT going on the field trip, please continue working on the Logo Design Project. I did share thru Google scans with Wes and Amanda form period 2 this morning.
For students that have been working on this assignment, please go back and refine anything that is needed.
If you are finished please work on the following: Critique 4
Watch the video to see how to use the Scale Tool in Adobe Illustrator for the Logo Design-TEMPLATE_SCALES.ai file
Watch these quick videos to help you for our logo design project.
To help prepare for our next project, complete the following assignments in Adobe Illustrator.
(Project Worth 50pts.)
Open Adobe Illustrator CS6
The Pathfinder Panel is located on the (G) Graphics drive > Computer Art 2 > Pathfinder Panel.ai. Follow the instructions on the document to complete.
The Pen Tool Exercise is located on the (G) Graphics drive > Computer Art 2 > Pen Tool Exercise.ai. Follow the instructions on the document to complete.
Save these to the correct folders on the (V) Visual Arts drive when finished as
YOUR LAST NAME_PathfinderPanel.ai and YOUR LAST NAME_ Pen Tool Exercise.ai
Watch the videos below to understand how the Pathfinder Panel and Pen Tool work before stating the projects.
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What is this ad about?
This advertisement was created for WWF’s campaign in order to raise awareness on deforestation. The picture shows a forest cut in the shape of a pair of lungs. The lung on the left looks healthy, however the one on the right has been exposed to deforestation, making it look unhealthy and diseased. As well as showing the damage done to the wildlife’s habitat in that area, it goes further by suggesting that deforestation also has a direct impact on our health; reducing oxygen levels by cutting down trees may cause harmful effects to our lungs, especially because of today’s increases in pollution.
Watch the video about cropping vector artwork in AI.
Then crop your Vormator Project so no vector elements or design remains outside the 800 x 800 pixels using one of these techniques.
Make sure your project is saved on the Visual Arts Drive (V:) > Computer Art 2 > Period 1 or 2 > 01_vormator > YOUR LAST NAME_Vormator.ai
This course is the second in a sequence recommended for the student who plans on a career in graphic design, computer graphics and digital illustration. Students will continue developing and creating projects in graphic design, digital illustration and image manipulation. Students will also learn to design modern websites, create web animations, motion graphics, and multimedia for the web or video. This course is highly recommended for the student who plans a career in graphic design focusing on the web and interactive multimedia in college. Students will advance their skills in software applications Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator. They will also learn additional creative design applications such as InDesign, After Effects and Premiere Pro. An interactive portfolio presentation and website portfolio will be completed at the end of this class.
Part 2 of After Effects Tutorial. See Motion Graphics project link
Make a new folder called Motion Graphics Assets on your Z: drive folder
Select 7 to 10 of your best works from Computer Art 1 (semester 1) or Computer Art 2. Save a JPG (flattened version) file type to use in our Motion Graphics project.
Open up the Program you used to create the project. We have used Painter, Photoshop, and Illustrator in these classes.
Hello. The second semester I will be teaching the following classes: Computer Art 2, and Digital Pathways Art.