Illustrator Assignments

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Week 7 2016 Game Design

October 3-7, 2016

You have just been hired to design a video game. Come up with a name, logo, then create your character.

-Game Name, Game Logo 25pts.
-Game 1st character 25pts.



Name of and title or logo.


First Level


Live Paint Bucket & Selection Tools





Layers & Grouping

Monday, September 26, 2016

Week 6 2016 T-Shirt & Pin Design

Sept. 26 - 29, 2016


Assignment: T-Shirt & Pin Design
Description: Create a T-Shirt & Pin Design representing Skills USA for the state of Utah.

Must include the following:
-Color: Red, White & Blue.
-Text: SkillsUSA, Utah, 2017

Vote for the top 3: https://goo.gl/forms/guSEkttVorZ6AIgi1




Video Tutorial: Image Trace & Expand.


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Week 5 2016 Media Layouts

September 19-22, 2016

Objective: Placing Graphics for different sizes.
Assignments: Business Card, Web Header, Video Title, & Magazine Ad.
Description: Use your logo place in each of the design layouts.

Download Media Template





Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Week 4b 2016 Fonts

September 12-16, 2016



Assignments: Download 5 Fonts
Description: Download 5 different fonts and Install.

1. Find 5 fonts.
- DaFont: http://www.dafont.com/
- ReFont: http://www.refont.com/

2. Download Font
3. Unzip Font (.zip)
4. Install font. (.ttf or .otf)

Assignment: Logos (50pts)
Details: Create your own business and design five different variations of your logo.

Your logo must be a vector art graphics, no images on your logo. You can trace with the pen tool or download fonts to get clip art if you want.



-5 logos 100pts

Illustrator Gradient Tool





Illustrator Type Tool
 





Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Week 4a 2016 Logo Design

Sept. 12 - 16, 2015


Assignment: Logo Trace (logotrace.ai)
Details: Download a logo and retrace it.


Assignment: Logo Research
Details: Research what your logo needs to communicate to your consumers.
Links: https://99designs.com/launch/logo-design/bdcd9bb46fad1420/brief

Background Information
-Name in logo.
-Type of organization or product.
-Target audience.
-Type of Industry.

Visual Style
-Word mark: Organization name in a stylized type/font become the logo.
-Pictorial mark: An image or shape that is easily recognizable is used to represent your business.
-Abstract mark: An abstract shape or symbol in used to convey the values of your business.
-Letter mark: Letters/initials from your business name are used to create a logo.
-Emblem: Organization name enveloped by a pictorial.
-Character: A character or mascot to represent your business.
-Web 2.0: Representing trends from the internet including gradients, rounded corner etc.



Colors
Common associations in Western culture
  • Red: Passion, Anger, Vigor, Love, Danger
  • Yellow: Knowledge, Energy, Joy, Intellect, Youth
  • Green: Fertility, Wealth, Healing, Success, Growth
  • White: Purity, Healing, Perfection, Clean, Virtue
  • Blue: Knowledge, Trust, Tranquility, Calm, Peace, Cool
  • Black: Fear, Secrecy, Formal, Luxury
  • Purple: Royalty, Wisdom, Spirituality, Imagination
  • Orange: Creativity, Invigoration, Unique, Stimulation
  • Gray: Balance, Sophistication, Neutrality, Uncommitted
Cost
- $299 Logo Design.
- $449 Logo Design and Business Card.
- $599 Logo Design, Business Card, Letterhead, Envelop, Facebook cover.