Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Tuesday April 24 : Principles of Design posters

Your last task will be to design a potential wall poster to demonstrate the Principles of Design for other CG Art Students. 

Principles of Design Poster Assignment
Targets:
I can use Hierarchy to create a poster that effectively communicates an idea.
I can create design work that appeals to an audience.

Senior Thesis Efil Turk- Design Posters




Ready to start? START HERE for your Purposeful Exploration, planning and Thinking Like a Designer.



Monday, April 23, 2018

Monday April 23 : Finish your portfolio/blog for grading

At the end of this week I will be updating Skyward with:

For a B:
Friday Posts (since last grading ) 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 4/6, 4/20
Portfolio page updated (since last grading) Tablet letter, Final Identity page, Business Card
At least one page header uses new Identity theme.

For an A: 
All of the above and

Either at least four pieces of your own additional design work from THIS semester.
or 
All pages and aspects of your blog are personalized with new headers and backgrounds if applicable.

A+? BOTH of the above

SEE MY EXAMPLE PORTFOLIO. It would be at an A because of extra design work.

Make sure you share and check:
1-Finish Identity work- make sure you share your final page HERE

2-  Keep working on and finish your business card mockup. Share your final card JPG HERE

3- check THIS folder. This work is supposed to be the Typography project- choose B/W or color

4. - check THIS folder. This work is supposed to be Tablet letters
New stuff tomorrow!!!!!

Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday April 20 : Friday Post

Happy Friday! Next week is Progress check!

Can you please fill out the Teacher Survey for me?

Friday Post 4/20
IMAGES- post your final Identity work (final page, business card, header or whatever else you might have)
WORDS- Give an explanation of why your logo wound up being what it is. What sort of personality or mood were you trying to convey? Why do you think you chose the colors and font you did? What do the icons/shapes/symbols represent?

BONUS (for an A standard)- walk through your entire process on this post. What happened at each stage? What were your thoughts as your design evolved?

EXAMPLE on Behance

 EXAMPLE of process from Odvant


Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thursday April 19 : Rising and Identity work

While I'm out today setting up the show, make use of the work time!

1-Finish Identity work- make sure you share your final page HERE

2-  Keep working on and finish your business card mockup. Share your final card JPG HERE

3-  If you are done- extra mockups

4-  Create a custom header for your portfolio blog. Must create one for at least ONE page. Additional pages are extra for portfolio check.  Dimensions are a guessing game. Start with 436 px wide, and alter the height as needed.  How do you know if it fits? Try it.

See you tonite?


Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wednesday April 18 : Moving toward finishing Identity on blog

Things you are doing:
1. Finish prepping Rising Artist Show work and get them up on the boards.For a B you need at least one piece in the show.

2. Finish Identity work- make sure you share your final page HERE

3. Keep working on and finish your business card mockup. Share your final card JPG HERE

4. If you are done- extra mockups

5. Create a custom header for your portfolio blog. Must create one for at least ONE page. Additional pages are extra for portfolio check.  Dimensions are a guessing game. Start with 436 px wide, and alter the height as needed.  How do you know if it fits? Try it.




Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tuesday April 17 : Finish Rising Show work and Identity

I'm out today so you have studio time to:

1. Finish prepping Rising Artist Show work and get them up on the boards. If there is no room left, stack them on the teachers desk. Make sure your nametag is attached! For a B you need at least one piece in the show.

2. Finish Identity work- make sure you share your final page HERE

3. Keep working on and finish your business card mockup. Share your final card JPG HERE

4. If you are done- do extra! Make a different card or search online for other free mockups you can create... letterhead, laptop screens, bags, shirts, signs...  This will count toward an A at our final portfolio check!



Monday, April 16, 2018

Monday April 16th : Rising Artist Show

Part of your Summative grade is to create a portfolio and the other is to be in our Spring Art Show.

The Rising Artist Show is our yearly all class art show that takes place one night.


You will have work in this show, and today I want you to prepare that work.

You choose anything you want (that you have created in this class) and can print as many designs as you like. 

For an B, open a new tabloid document in Illustrator and copy in what you would like to show.

Choose from:
Squares
Typography practice
Type project (letter/font)
Tablet letter
Identity work

Design and compose your page.
When done....
File/Print.
Choose in Printer the option that ends with HPM-750
In Media Size, scroll to 11x17
In Scaling, choose Fit to Page
Print.

Trim off white areas if you wish. Tape to black railroad board. Add your nametag. Put up on display board in back of the room.

For an A, enter more than one Design in the show.