Quiz: Friday, November 20th, 2015
Line: An element of art that is used to define space, contours, and outlines, or suggest mass and volume. It may be a continuous mark made on a surface, or emplied by the edge of shapes and forms.
Shape: A two-dimensional area with a recognizable boundary.
Geometric Shapes: Mechanical, human-made shapes; such as squares, triangles, circles, etcetera. Geometric shapes have regular edges as opposed to the irregular edges of organic shapes.
Form: An element of design that appears three-dimensional and encloses volume; such as a cube, sphere, pyramid, or cylinder.
Sculpture in the Round: A freestanding, three-dimensional form, meant to be seen from all sides.
1) Create a Cool Vector Robot Character in Illustrator: Follow the instructions, and create a similar looking robot in Adobe Illustrator. Due Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
2) How To Create a Cool Vector Yeti Character in Illustrator: Follow the instructions, and create a similar looking yeti in Adobe Illustrator. Due Friday, October 30th, 2015
3) Pictures of Archimedean Solids: Pick one of the polyhedra from the webpage, follow the link to the right of the picture of the polyhedra, and scroll down to the pattern for creating that polyhedra. Use Illustrator to recreate that pattern. Due Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
Other Examples of Polyhedra: Paper Models of Polyhedra
Based on the following Exercises, and this example, create a 3-D character. Your charcter must fit on an 8 ½ X 11 inch sheet of paper with a ¼ inch margin. The Color Mode should be CMYK, and the Raster Effects should be High (300ppi). Your 3-D charcter should include a minimum of two seperate parts (head and body, or whatnot), and be sufficiently detailed. This assignment represents a capstone Illustrator project for you, and -- therefore -- should represent your best work.Your grade will be based on craftsmanship, expressiveness, and originality. Due Wednesday, November 18th, 2015