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This week, you need to do a cross-contour line drawing. This means no shading and you need to communicate the form (3-dimensional) with only lines!

Here are a couple of examples:

We’ve already done our first sketchbook project, but have a bunch more to do. Linked below is the list of sketchbook assignments for the rest of Quarter. Remember that I will be posting examples for each assignment every weekend before they are due, so make sure that you come back here to look at the examples before you start the assignments!

In this demo, I go over different methods of manipulating objects, both individually, and as groups.

Organizing Objects in Adobe Illustator

In this demo, I go over how to “Arrange” your objects so that the correct one is on top:

In this video, I go over a few tips and tricks that will (hopefully) help you get better results in Adobe Illustrator.

Vector vs Pixel Graphics

Introduction to Illustrator

This is an old video, but it’s still a good introduction to Illustrator:

Line Project: Your Very Own Font

This week we started on our first project: Your own Font design. Below are the handouts from the beginning of the project, as well as examples of the project done by students previously. Remember that the font design sheet is your first sketchbook project, and the first page is due this upcoming Monday (September 19th).

Handouts from First Week

Attached to this post are the handouts from the first week of classes: