Monthly Archives: February 2017

The First Year Film Series is kicking off the semester with Priscilla Queen of the Desert! This Thursday, 6:30 pm, Kellen Auditorium. See Student Opportunities for more details.

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Assignment 3: Mark Making and Pattern Dude (3/1)

IN CLASS Wednesday: Learn more aspects of Illustrator to complete the Baroque Pattern Dude Coloring Book Project. **Be sure to bring all materials listed on the bottom of this post which includes your computer. HOMEWORK due Wednesday TO DO: 1. Scan drawings … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Pattern Dude Coloring Book (2/27)

Please let me know if you attended the Figure Drawing workshop last week and I will give you extra credit. There is another figure drawing student workshop this coming Thurs. 3/2 IN CLASS Monday: Figure drawing from a model for … Continue reading

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To clarify: I did not show you how to add mixed media to your final value project because I wanted to leave it open.  Print out the value portion done in Illustrator. Save one print out to show in class. … Continue reading

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FINAL CRITIQUE OF MUSEUM TRYPTIC – Personal Exploration Through Cultural and Personal Objects (Weds, February 22)

Finish and bring all parts of the project for the FINAL CRITIQUE (I am changing part of the syllabus listing as we will have the crit on Wednesday instead of working during class due to the holiday) ***HOMEWORK TO DO: is listed … Continue reading

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For Week 4, Assignment 2: Museum and 4 Personal Objects Hand Drawing/Painting, Collage and Illustrator Drawing (2/15)

HOMEWORK for Wednesday TO DO: 1. Positive/Negative Illustrator drawing finished and placed in your folder on the drive along with your original hand drawing in jpeg format. Complete a version with white objects on a black background and another of the same image … Continue reading

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Special panel discussion for students! “What I wish I’d learned in Design School but DIDNT!” Takes place this week. Tuesday, Feb 14th, 3-4pm and Thursday, Feb 16th, 3-4pm More information available on the Student Opportunities page. (See homework post for Monday below.)

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For Week 4, Assignment 2: Positive-Negative Illustrator Drawing (2/13)

HOMEWORK: Positive/Negative drawing of your own objects and Museum piece (Create 3-5 thumbnails in your sketchbook. Choose one and complete the hand drawing in letter = 8 1/2 x 11″ size.  Scan the drawing and place it in the scan … Continue reading

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Week 3, Assignment 2: Exploration Through Museum and Personal Objects-Part 2, Positive/Negative Drawing (2/7)

HOMEWORK Please read and follow all instructions below TO DO: 1. Finish and bring in the hand drawn contour pen image you worked on during our last class. 3. Go to the Digital Reference Handouts– (review) Getting Started: Illustrator Workspace Basics and Shortcut keys (page one … Continue reading

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See the first installment in Our Student Showcase!

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Adobe Illustrator Student Workshop, Weds., February 8

The workshop will occur on Wednesday. For further information giving time and location go to the Workshops page. Gain experience with Illustrator using type. Bring your project from the workshop in to show me if you attend… and have fun! You can … Continue reading

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For Week 3, Assignment 2: Exploration Through Museum and Personal Objects-Contour Drawing Continued (2/6)

HOMEWORK: TO DO: 1. Bring in the contour drawing started during the last class, complete the drawing in pencil lines to show at the beginning of class. The size should be no smaller than 8 1/2 x 11″. Any size larger … Continue reading

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