adobe wk4 - Fall 2010 GRCP121 Adobe Illustrator...

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Fall 2010 GRCP121 Adobe Illustrator Wirsig-McClure Project 1: create a Web SPlaSh GraPhic Due Friday, Oct 29, 2010 (at start of class) General Goal: Create an illustration that demonstrates skills in object creation, basic typesetting, organizing and laying out a graphic, and the ability to output web image files. the client’S brief Develop one illustration for an
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imaginary client who has a blog, and would like the top of the page to be occupied by a large colorful graphic. It’s just a big splash introduction, with no navigational elements like menus or buttons. requirementS for Your art You will create on illustration file at 960 x 500px, as a 24-bit PNG file with transparency. Later you’ll get a checklist of all the Illustrator features you have to employ.
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The file must be created entirely in Adobe Illustrator (no post-processing in Photoshop!) Do not use: • Any placed Photoshop or other bitmap images (vectors only). Any Illustrator features we haven’t covered in class DeSiGn aSPectS Create something pictorial (recognizable objects), not a completely abstract image. But don’t attempt to make photorealistic objects or create
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real depth in a landscape. StaGe 1: concePtualizinG You need to decide: • What words and imagery to include. It may help to pick a blog you like and think of its author as your client. • What general style you hope to acheive. See other side for some seeds for thought. thinkinG about the StYle anD aPProach of Your GraPhic The best illustrations aren’t just a
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picture or drawing. Each one has a distinctive style. Review these articles to get you thinking about style: http://psd.tutsplus.com/articles/theory/developing- a-diverse-range-of-illustration-styles http://vector.tutsplus.com/articles/interviews/eight een-artists-share-their-opinions-on- artistic-style- part-ii Many of the styles shown are far too
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elaborate for you to attempt as homework (some of them undoubted required dozens of hours by very experienced Illustrator users, or included some Photoshop work). Somewhat simpler approaches
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