Tuesday, September 4, 2012
WEEK 1: 2D Digital Art 1 - Illustrator Basics, Part 1
Welcome to Digital Art 1!
Please have a look at the outline for the course and familiarize yourself with the academic policies.
Please sign in at every class - and if you can't make it, you can use this form to let me know.
Classes may need to be rescheduled from time to time - please fill out the survey at the bottom of this post so we can plan the best time for the most people.
This course is designed to introduce you to 2D Digital Art through topics like creating vector art in Adobe Illustrator, Comic Book Art and Level Design in Photoshop. Please bring your Cintiq pens to every class. Bring traditional drawing materials if you use them for planning later assignments.
Click here to download the materials for your first assignment: Vector Art in Illustrator
ASSIGNMENT 1 BRIEF:
TRACE ONE OF THE THREE IMAGES GIVEN USING THE PEN TOOL IN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR. PRODUCE BLACK AND WHITE VECTOR DRAWINGS,
AI SOURCE FILE WITH AN ART BOX OF 1920px x 1080px
FILENAME EXAMPLE: (last name first initial) donovant_vector_000.ai
DUE DATE: Sept 19th, WEEK 3 - BEFORE BEGINNING OF CLASS
HAND-IN TO OUR SHARED DROPBOX FOLDER, IN "ASSIGNMENT 1"
HAVE AI SOURCE FILE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW IN CLASS
VALUE - 15%
HOW IT’S GRADED:
/4 MARKS - FOLLOWED BRIEF
/6 MARKS - ACCURACY (LINE WORK)
/5 MARKS - ACCURACY (COLOUR)