Category Archives: Illustrator

Assignment 5: Analytical Study of the Torso (Wednesday, March 29)

TO BRING FOR OUR IN-CLASS FIGURE DRAWING ASSIGNMENT: CHARCOAL PENCILS, CONTE STICKS and MID-TONED PAPER. YOU WILL NEED THEM AGAIN TO WORK IN CLASS THIS WEDS. ***Bring your compressed charcoal, Conte’ sticks ( if you have them) vine charcoal and kneaded … Continue reading

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Final Step to Complete for the Coloring Book Project, due Friday, March 17

HOMEWORK: TO DO: Complete this task by Friday, March 17th at the latest. I am not giving you homework over the break so complete it before the break. Submit all color, black and white documents with any needed corrections from suggestions … Continue reading

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Final Critique of the Pattern Coloring Book Project, 3/15

Needless to say, you are all producing very successful coloring books. They were great to see! Your hard work is paying off. As a reward, I will bring snacks to our next class. HOMEWORK Arrive on time to avoid holding … Continue reading

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Pattern Coloring Book Mid-Term Project Mini-Critique for Monday, March 13-must attend

*****Please note: This is a check-in mini-crit to discuss your progress with the class. PRINT and put up what you have done so far. Have all of the Black and White and Color pattern portions done, the Black and White … Continue reading

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Here is a simple step-by-step I made for you. I hope it helps if you are stuck when drawing and saving the patterns. CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK TO THE STEP-BY-STEP document for making patterns. ***STUDY THE HOMEWORK POST BELOW

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Continuation of Pattern Dude Coloring Book Project for Monday, 3/6

TAKE THE TIME TO THOROUGHLY READ THE POST BELOW ALL THE WAY TO THE BOTTOM. USE the notes you took during class to apply tools and techniques I introduced, along with the handouts and video links below to help you complete … 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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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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