2 • VECTORS

Description

Vector shapes, implications for design, Adobe Illustrator, resolution free, tools, layers, compatibility. Filters, advanced tools. Notions of basic design, corporate image. Typography, Fonts, choice of faces. Dealing with printers, pantone colors, universal formats. Inkscape Open Source alternative

Explore: History of AI
http://tv.adobe.com/

Free brushes #1 // #2 // #3

Learning Illustrator CS and LYNDA.COM CC + CC
Shapes
/ Paths / Blob brush #2 / Pen tool #2 / Pathfinder / Shape builder / Swirl / Swirl 2 / 3D Logo / 3D Logo 2 / Clipping mask / Envelope Distort

Assignments

#2 LOGO
Jacob Cass – JUST Creative

Read: What makes a good logo? / Hidden Meaning in Logos / Bad logo designs
Mustafa Omerli
Explore Google: LOGOBauhaus
Explore Spoof Ads www.adbusters.org

Design 3 different versions of own logo, representing 3 aspects of your personality using vector tools in illustrator. Post the creative process, drawing and sketches on your blogs. Paragraph 175 / https://youtu.be/WrDy0C29Aeo / Daniel Carlmatz InstagramBored Panda

#3 BUSINESS CARDS Create 3 unique personal business cards at 3.5″ x 2″ , two-sided, that will incorporate each one of your logos. Do not use your real information to protect your privacy.
http://aliciaafonso210.blogspot.com/2017/10/business-card-final.html
http://kmmut210.blogspot.com/2017/10/business-cardslogo-designs.html
http://sarcasmanndwitt.blogspot.com/2017/10/by-far-one-of-my-favorite-projects-so.html
https://nadinepignotti.blogspot.com/2017/10/business-card-with-personal-logos.html
http://enmapineda.blogspot.com/2013/07/business-card-and-logo-4.html
http://meganelizabethdarling.blogspot.com/2015/10/business-cardslogos.html
http://amandaleijing.blogspot.com/2015/10/illustrator-final-sheet-of-all-logos.html
http://vivianvnguyen.blogspot.com/2015/10/business-card-project.html
http://jeslinrose.blogspot.com/2015/10/business-card-logos-final.html
http://taylorwsblog.blogspot.com/2015/10/business-cardlogo-design-project-5.html

#4 CALLIGRAM Create a Calligram in Apollinaire’s way utilizing the pen tool to trace a preexisting image in Illustrator, converting the type to outlines

Typography: 18 rules for using text

https://najjaoprice.blogspot.com/2019/02/calligram.html
https://kyreesellman.blogspot.com/2019/02/blog-post.html
https://aliyahkaismedia.blogspot.com/2019/02/calligram-aliyah-kais-2019-one-of-main.html
https://samanthasimpsonblog.blogspot.com/2018/10/calligram.html
https://nadinepignotti.blogspot.com/2017/10/blog-post_12.html
http://taysdreamworld.blogspot.com/2017/10/calligram-project.html
http://jordanleel.blogspot.com/2017/10/jack-skellington-calligram.html
https://devittorio.blogspot.com/2017/10/pacific-rim-illustrator.html
http://enmapineda.blogspot.com/2013/07/calligram-brida.html
http://krystaljayde.blogspot.com/2013/09/cinderella-calligram.html
http://lindseydavisart.blogspot.com/2013/09/calligraphy-project.html
http://nialibretti.blogspot.com/2012/06/calligram-fear-and-loathing-in-las.html
http://britsusan.blogspot.com/2015/10/words-words-words.html
http://vivianvnguyen.blogspot.com/2015/10/calligram-project.html


#5
GRADIENT MESH Take a picture of yourselves with your camera/phones, and convert this image into vector shapes using gradient meshes. Bring the original AI files and the photos.

Mesh tool / Self Mesh / Live trace #2 / Mesh Tutorial /

MAXON Cineware for Illustrator

Mesh inspiration:
Image result for illustrator mesh tool portrait
https://youtu.be/SPB-RitSw0Y
Julian Opie http://art210.santiago.bz/?p=611
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/225602262558290574/

Student work
https://jmurphyfilm.blogspot.com/2018/10/vector-mesh-self-portrait.html
https://emilyalberfmx210.blogspot.com/2018/11/mesh-project.html
https://katherinegonzalezfmx.blogspot.com/2018/10/mesh-tool.html
https://icarleyb.blogspot.com/2017/10/volkswagen-mesh-mug.html
http://taysdreamworld.blogspot.com/2017/10/gradient-mesh.html
http://aliciaafonso210.blogspot.com/2017/10/mesh-final-project.html
http://britsusan.blogspot.com/2015/10/working-with-mesh-gradients.html
http://amandaleijing.blogspot.com/2015/10/mesh-tool-side-by-side-comparison.html
http://matthewmoceikisart210.blogspot.com/2015/10/mesh-tool.html
http://meganelizabethdarling.blogspot.com/2015/10/pumpkin-mesh-project.html
http://bloggingbybreanne.blogspot.com/2016/04/mesh-tool.html

#6 POSTER Exploring the history of poster design and the examples presented in class, create a poster using your own image transformed with Illustrator’s tracing tools. Limit the amount of colors to 5 selecting the most efficient palette to convey your message.: Analogous, Monochromatic, Triad, Complementary, Compound & Shades  color.adobe.com .  Make sure to include the selected color palette in your poster.

Color Palettes: color.adobe.com > analogous | monochromatic | triad | complementary | compound | shades

Johannes Itten’s Color Contrasts:
Saturation, Light and Dark, Extension, Complements, Contrast, Hue, Hue-Primaries, Warm and Cool http://www.worqx.com/color/itten.htm

Bauhaus Color Theorists and Practitioners:
Joseph Albers: http://albersfoundation.org/
Johannes Itten: https://monoskop.org/images/4/46/Itten_Johannes_The_Elements_of_Color.pdf

Scanner Darkly #2 / Waking Life #2 / Renaissance / Molotov / Pinup / Lichtenstein /
Propaganda from Russia / WWII American Posters // Yusaku Kamekura | Japanese Industrial Posters | 1920’s Japanese GD | Tadanori Yokoo | Design X | NASA Space Tourism Posters

Student Examples
https://dylanaveryfmx210echeverry.blogspot.com/2018/11/blog-post.html
https://jmurphyfilm.blogspot.com/2018/10/selfie-poster.html
https://emilyalberfmx210.blogspot.com/2018/11/poster.html
http://taysdreamworld.blogspot.com/2017/10/poster.html
http://krystaljayde.blogspot.com/2013/10/pop-art-poster.html
http://enmapineda.blogspot.com/2013/08/my-vector-poster.html
http://matthewmoceikisart210.blogspot.com/2015/10/poster.html
http://vivianvnguyen.blogspot.com/2015/10/anxiety-poster.html
Nia Libretti

• Look for Illustrator CS tutorials on the web and post the link of your three favorite tutorials on your blogs for future reference