Illustrator Assignments

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Week 26 2020 Shape Tween & Graphic Symbol

February 24 - 27, 2020


 Objective: Draw using shapes and lines.
Assignment: Shape Tween Animation 25 pts.
Details: Use the drawing tools to draw a background in Animate. Use color and the gradient tool to make it look good.
Save As: Shapetween.fla




Objective: Use Graphic Symbols to Animate
Assignment: Graphic Symbol (50 pts)
Details: Draw an object and convert to a Graphic Symbol. Double click on the symbol and animate on new timeline.
Save As: GraphicSymbol.fla




Video Tutorials

Shape Tween Animation

Graphic Symbol

Pause a Character
Grow Character




Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Week 25 2020 Basic Animation

February 17 - 21, 2020

Objective: Animate using the timeline.
Assignment: 5 second frame by frame animation. (50 pts)
Details: Use the timeline to create a frame by frame animation. You will need to use the hot key F6 to create a key frame & Shift + F5 to remove key frames. The animation will go for 120 frames which is 5 seconds.



Objective: Use Tween to Animate
Assignment: Tween Animation (50 pts)
Details: Use the timeline to create a tween animation. You will need to use the hot key F5 to create a  frames & Shift + F5 to remove frames. The animation will go for 120 frames which is 5 seconds. Use a minimum of 3 Layers.



Video Tutorials

Tween Animation

Flash Short Cuts

Pause a Character
Grow Character




Thursday, February 6, 2020

Week 24 2020 Adobe Animate

February 10 - 14, 2020


Objective: Draw using shapes and lines.
Assignment: Drawing 50 pts.
Details: Use the drawing tools to draw a background in Adobe Animation. Use color and the gradient tool to make it look good.




Video Tutorial


Flash Properties & Stage








Flash Selection Tool








Flash scale & rotate








Flash Color & Gradient Tool








Flash Drawing Backgrounds








Flash Drawing Characters






Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Week 23 2020 Foley Artist

February 4 - 7, 2020


Objective: Record Audio
Assignment-4: Five Foley Sounds
Details: Create 5 sounds. Use a recording device to record your 5 sound FX.
Upload to Portfolio:  https://freemangraphics.weebly.com/audio.html
Export as: .mp3 or .m4a


Who invented Foley sound?
Jack Donovan Foley (April 12, 1891 – November 9, 1967) was the developer of many sound effect techniques used in filmmaking. He is credited with developing a unique method for performing sound effects live and in synchrony with the picture during a film's post-production.

Career:  Foley Artist

How much money does a Foley artist make a year?
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics does not collect employment or wage data for foley artists. But according to the Motion Picture Editors Guild, the guaranteed wage for guild member foley artists is $2,000 per week, $340 per day, or $42 per hour.
Foley artist - Bureau of Labor Statistics
https://www.bls.gov/careeroutlook/2011/spring/yawhat.pdf