Unit 6

Roll


Deliverables

  1. Textbook Lesson: “Lesson 8 ADDING TYPE TO A POSTER”
    Submit a folder titled “Lastname Lesson8” containing your finished Lesson
    .ai files.

Introduction to Project 5: Vector Pattern Suite.

Project description found in right sidebar.


Shut down Illustrator. Open up system preferences. Open up Displays- second row. Choose “scaled” Change screen resolution to 1600 x 900.


Using Artboards in Illustrator

6A Assembling and exporting a case study .pdf file with Illustrator

Case Study/layout tools:

Review: Linking versus embedding

Using the Artboard panel: resequencing artboards, adding deleting.
Using the Artboard tool: Adding pages, deleting, editing artboards. You need 10 pages:

  1. Title page
  2. Project Statement
  3. Inspiration
  4. Resource Images
  5. Sketches 1
  6. Sketches 2
  7. Digital Process
  8. Final Pattern Suite 2 up
  9. Final Pattern Suite 2 up
  10. Image resource information- place a copy of any photo you traced from and its source.

Each Artboard contains an area type object with its title put into a corresponding labelled layer. The type object is aligned vertically using guides and horizontally using the align panel.

Exporting a pdf from Illustrator.

Editing that pdf in Adobe Acrobat.

Packaging: what is so great about it. Preflighting.

Save out a Package: File<Package.

The 6A folder:

  1. An Illustrator Package folder called ‘Lastname6A’
  2. Illustrator file must exhibit titled and sequenced Artboards in the Artboards panel:
    1. Title page
    2. Project Statement
    3. Inspiration
    4. Resource Images
    5. Sketches 1
    6. Sketches 2
    7. Digital Process
    8. Final Pattern Suite 2 up
    9. Final Pattern Suite 2 up
    10. Image resource information- place a copy of any photo you traced from and its source.
  3. This Illustrator file is the empty project 5 Vector Pattern Suite case study.
    Fill it with the assigned content as homework this week.
    Package again when you move the project back to school.
  4. A pdf saved out to specifications. Proof this in Acrobat.

Break


Lab time for Logo Project.

Does your project show process and progression on the canvas? Many versions? Option – Drag copies. Leave a trail.


Student Progress. Midterm Academic Agreement forms.


Peer Critique of Logo Project (in progress)

This is an opportunity to get feedback on your project thus far. It is also a chance to get influence from your fellow students. How are others dealing with this set of challenges? This is a learning opportunity- even if it is learning what to avoid, by reviewing the work of other students.

Meet with 5 classmates you don’t sit next to who are not in your program and have them review their Logo project. Take notes. Name these people in your word doc. You’ll be trading feed back with them. 

Provide intelligent, useful feedback and suggestions for your partners. As you enter into this process, realize that you are making your reputation right now. Foster among your peers the impression that you are thoughtful and can offer insight and you will be remembered for good reasons.

Listen carefully to the feedback you receive and take notes. This is not a deposition or a trial.
Greet commentary as another perspective, not a condemnation.

You will submit a word document explaining the feedback you received titled:

“Last Name Logo Peer Critique.doc

This document should contain complete thoughts, correct grammar, correct spelling and the full name of the people with whom you met.

Submit this to Instructor/smansfield/Dropbox by the end of class today for credit. (1 pt).

6B Logo Project Progress Check. 1 pt. end of class

package folder submitted at end of class to faculty Inbox. Does your project show process and progression on the canvas? Create many options.


Homework:

  1. Vector Pattern Suite: Research. Continue working with the Package you created today. Repackage as you go.
    You will submit an illustrator file next week containing:

    1. One page of example/inspiring patterns. Twelve minimum.
    2. One page written explanation of the theme of your pattern suite.
    3. One page of resource images, photos to be traced from in Illustrator, then abstracted and integrated into your creations
    4. One page of drawn sketches of elements for your patterns. These do not need to repeat or tessalate: You’ll be shown in class how to use Illustrator to repeat your pattern as you create it.
  2. Develop and finish your Logo project. Due at the beginning of class next week. Does your project show process and progression on the canvas? Many versions? Option – Drag copies. Leave a trail. Logos without process will earn an F.  Refer to the specification linked in the right sidebar. Package due next week, beginning of class.