creating your own animal character

So this is your chance to explore the process of experiential learning.


Your will select your animal, make sketches then create a character.

The Assignment :        art41_assign2

The Lecture notes: lesson_1_ilustrator

Things to do this week:
LA printed book fair at the Geffen downtown LA
screen-shot-2017-02-25-at-10-28-36-am

Homework Due by week 4
PHOTOGRAPHY:
14 images of something that is important to to
7 images of items at a goodwill, garage sale, used shop
Posted on your bog – Please look at the size of your images – we are trying to make the blog visually accessible so think about how you are posting your images.

BLOG:
3 comments on 3 different abytendesign.wprdpress.com posts. More than my name.
3 different comments on 3 different student blogs – follow them as well
Post your shapes and color assignment – with comment about intent and process
Post your animated animal – the image, the sketch and the final image with a comment about intent and process including sketches

Due Week 5
DUE: 3/11/2017
PRINTED:
animated icon – 11 x 8.5″
Send me or bring it in on a zip drive and so I can  your .ai file  – awillcocks@lbcc.edu

a byte, an idea, a tool

Welcome!
Follow. Comment. Post.  FOLLOW THE LINKS BELOW AND DOWNLOAD ALL THE DOCUMENTS TO YOUR ZIP DRIVE OR COMPUTER!!!
art41_syllabus_2017
art41_schedule_2017

principles-and-elements-of-design
bloggingisbest
whyroughs

art4_assign1

Itten1
Johannes Itten

 

Screen Shot 2014-11-11 at 10.38.59 AM
Paletton

th
It is all in the idea – think critically while building your skills.

screen-shot-2017-01-30-at-7-52-26-am
wordless news – the power of the image

screen-shot-2017-01-30-at-7-53-28-am

Principles of 2D Design

HOMEWORK:

1. Take a picture a day of your environment – same time and post on your blog. Reduce the size of the image so that you can see all the images on one screen.
2. Get a zip drive to place all your digital files
3. Trace you letters onto 3 pages of 6 3″ squares using a black pen.
4. Follow this blog after you have created your own and comment.
5. Practice your blogging and post on your own blog.,

 

SHORT, SWEET & DIRECT

When designing info – graphics you must first have an idea,concept, thought, notion, impression what do you want to say?

Look at what other designers are doing

Viktor Hertz
Viktor-Hertz-662x927

Nicholas Felton
Screen Shot 2016-05-14 at 11.06.12 AM

Kelli Anderson
Screen Shot 2016-05-14 at 11.03.08 AM

Look up designers you like and collect and analyze the way they organizing their information! Take notes!!!!!!

Take the time to organize your information.

organize-notebook-science-education-infographic-design-templ-background-template-37529153

Diagrams, data graphics, and visual confections have become the language that helps us interpret the very  abstract and complex world. They help us understand, create, and understand a sense of reality.

virtual-water-545x362

make short points , collect statistics, research your idea.

ethnic-preferences2

online-dating-usage-statistics-computers-infographic

onlineDatefinal

the-future-of-internet-dating
there are so many different ways and topics to view one single topic.

Tom_Schenk_web

a bit of information

Think of an idea that works for you.
movies

Collect relevant information. Organize the information into simple ideas – a minimum of 5 ideas.
068c8fe87d0fe8704dc6fea9fa9e4c62

Think and rough out 5 different ways to visualize the information.
talking-turkey-infographic

Look at the examples – and more but do not copy.
gaza-to-china-hamas-money-trail
PInterest-is-addicting-640x2014
colour-infographic-crop
fa3b7b8e82b16bda265ebe7610ce01a4
stereotype-crop
Good Luck and see you saturday

person, individual,

When doing your research = look at what exists

Look at the time they were alive?

billboard-ads-change-2

location, location, location

Or the place

PHfoVt8dgMq3ii_1_m

Cirque_Du_Soleil_Kooza_Poster_by_prettyLitleDeadWillo

what is unique?

Screen Shot 2014-11-23 at 9.12.25 PM

What type of visual do you want to use?
6ebad2a9419dc7af32475ad7eff5b1fe

best-booze-ads-Jack-Daniels

It can be graphically interesting