Sem1 Assignments

QUARTER 1 (Aug. 26th - Nov. 3rd)

What projects interest you most?

DUE (Working Draft): TBA

PRINT, CUT, LAMINATE: TBA
DISCUSS & DISSECT: TBA
HOMEWORK REFLECTION: TBA (@start of class)

Using letters from your name, how will you create a name tag that visually represents who you are and/or what you believe?

TO READ:
Assignment

TO DO:
HOMEWORK
See an example of the homework
See another example of the homework

ASSIGNMENT TOOLS & RESOURCES:

  1. Adjective List: List 5 in the pasteboard area of your Illustrator artboard (these are your artistic anchor / inspiration words)
  2. More Descriptive Adjectives
  3. Not Just a Name Tag How-To: Tutorial
  4. FontSquirrel.com
  5. Dafont.com

QUARTER 2 (Nov. 7th - Jan. 20th)

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How does a CD cover design reflect something about the music inside? Or, how can the design reflect something about the musician(s)?

For this project you will create two CD cover designs for your favorite musician or band!

TO READ:

  1. Assignment
  2. Presentation Requirements
  3. Presentation Evaluation

TO DO:

  1. CD Dissection Instructions
  2. View an EXAMPLE
  3. Getting Started Worksheet
  4. Presentation Worksheet

ASSIGNMENT TOOLS & RESOURCES:

  1. CD Template (full): Photoshop Document
  2. Copyright notice Copyright Notice: add to back cover
  3. FBI Anti-Piracy Logo & Statement: USE A CANCEL MARK!! This logo is copyright protected!
  4. Terms of Use: FBI Logo
  5. Anti-Piracy Statement
  6. Photoshop Effects: Tutorials
  7. CSS Drive Color Palette Generator: Download a pic from the web, upload a pic of your own or scan in

ANYTHING and this program will generate a color palette for you! (Can you say 'CRAZY?'!)

  1. Unsplash.com: a great resource for Public Domain images! (Thanks, Eben!) And also check out the Tools/Resources > Public Domain tab above on our wiki site.

INSPIRATION:
Best of 2018

Best Covers of 2017 (so far)
Best and Worst of 2016
35 Album covers

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