Week 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
Atomic Illustrator 1 / Advanced Illustrator / http://tv.adobe.com/

Typography: 18 rules for using text

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

Free brushes #1 // #2 // #3

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

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

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

Read:

 What makes a good logo? / Hidden Meaning in Logos / Bad logo designs
Explore Google: LOGO • Bauhaus
Explore Spoof Ads www.adbusters.org

Assignments

#LOGO 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 Instagram – Bored Panda

#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

#CALLIGRAM Create a Calligram in Apollinaire’s way utilizing the pen tool to trace a preexisting image in Illustrator, converting the type to outlines
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 an object with your camera/phones (no internet images), and convert this image into vector shapes using gradient meshes. Post the original AI files and the photo of the object to your blog.

Image result for illustrator mesh tool portrait

Mesh inspiration:

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 create a poster using your own image using Illustrator’s tracing tools. 8.5×11″ 300 DPI.
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