Today AI F'08CYCLE 4, 2009: MON APRIL 6 - MON JUNE 15
Mid-Cycle: Monday, May 4

Assignments

FORTUNE TELLER extra credit

WED 6/10: Pattern Portrait Due Tomorrow

When you have completed the EVALUATION
Drag your PAT PORTRAIT FOLDER (with your name on it) with the 2 files into the F SUBMIT folder

Don't forget to PRINT & SUBMIT your EVALUATION form

TUE 6/9: Pattern Portrait Evaluation

MHooker Alias > F GROUP folder > Eval Pat Portrait
Drag the file to your desktop
Complete it by Thursday
PRINT & SUBMIT

Drag your PAT PORTRAIT FOLDER (with your name on it) with the 2 files into the F SUBMIT folder
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MON 6/8 - THU 6/11: Finish Pattern Portrait: Submit by THU 6/1

Submit your file to the F SUBMIT folder in the MHooker Alias folder

Review Project Goals


WED 6/3: Pattern Portrait Day 15: Contrast Project Goals

AIM: Today you think about creating CONTRAST in your project
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: How can you use the ART ELEMENTS to create CONTRAST in your work?
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TUE 6/2: Pattern Portrait Day 14: Project Goals So Far

Project Goals
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MON 6/1: Pattern Portrait Day 13: Unity

Repeat colors or values in your portrait to make it look more unified.
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Blue and violet are analogous so you create UNITY when you use them together

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FRI 5/29: Pattern Portrait Day 12: Draw and Fill Shapes for Clothes

Use MONONCHROMATIC or ANALOGOUS colors in your some of your SWATCHES.
SCALE the swatch down so you don't have huge shapes confusing the definition of your silhouette
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Make a shape with one non-intersecting outline. Fill with a swatch. Edit the swatch if you don't LOVE the way it looks!


Project Goals
Photo is MONOCHROMATIC
Silhouette is outlines carefully and "openings" are included
MORE TO COME....
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THU 5/28: Pattern Portrait Day 11: Use Your Swatches

AIM: Today you will copy and paste SOME gradient and pattern swatches from your SWATCHES file
Project Goals
Photo is MONOCHROMATIC
Silhouette is outlines carefully and "openings" are included
MORE TO COME....

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TUE 5/26 - WED 5/27: Pattern Portrait Day 9: Exclude & Mask

AIM: Today you learn how to change multiple shapes into a one shape with holes in it

THESE STEPS ARE IF YOU HAVE "HOLES" in YOUR SILHOUETTE
1. SELECT ALL YOUR SHAPES
2. Choose PATHFINDER > EXCLUDE
3. Flip your fill and stroke to TEST it

Now scroll down to follow the steps for creating a mask

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AIM: Today you how to reveal only part of your Photoshop image with a MASK

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1. Flip the fill and stroke and draw a rectangle
2. Select everything and PATHFINDER EXCLUDE
3. Reveal your photo layer
4. LAYERS > MAKE CLIPPING MASK
5. Start drawing and you will see the mask in action!






FRI 5/22: Pattern Portrait Day 8: Illustrator - Create Pattern Portrait file

AIM: Today you will paste your Photoshop image into an Illustrator file and start drawing an outline of your figure
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: Will you be able to edit pixels in your illustrator pattern portrait file?


THESE STEPS ARE FOR AFTER YOU MADE YOUR PS FILE MONOCHROMATIC (see yesterday's message)

1. ILLUSTRATOR > FILE NEW
• NAME:
Pattern Portrait followed by your first name
• SIZE: Letter
• ORIENTATION: Tall or wide
• COLOR MODE: CMYK

2, VIEW > SHOW PAGE TILING
3. DRAG the icon of your CLOSED PATTERN PS FILE onto your illustrator file
4. POSITION the image WHERE you want it on the page
5. SCALE the IMAGE down IF you want
6. WINDOW > LAYERS and LOCK layer 1
7. CREATE a NEW LAYER
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8. Use the PEN TOOL to draw an OUTLINE around your FIGURE





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THU 5/21: Pattern Portrait Day 7: Photoshop - Edit Pattern PS File

AIM: Today you will review what a monochromatic color scheme is
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: A MONOCHROMATIC color scheme creates __ (which DESIGN PRINCIPAL)?

THESE STEPS ARE FOR AFTER YOU HAVE COMBINED YOUR PHOTOSHOP IMAGES (if that's part of your plan)


1. Drag your closed digital camera picture to the Photoshop icon on your dock
2. Use the CROP tool to crop away any unneeded image area
3. Image > Adjustments > Desaturate
IF your picture needs improvement try all or a combination of the following. Undo if it dose not look good!
4. Image Adjustments > Auto Levels
5. Image > Adjustments > Brightness Contrast
6. Image > Adjustments > Color Balance!
7. Save, name, close, and quit Photoshop




WED 5/20
AIM: Take pictures



TUE 5/19
TEST




MON 5/18
AIM: Today you will set up your PS file for your pattern portrait and you will have your picture taken
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: How many pixels wide is a 7.5 inch document with a resolution of 200 dpi?


Please Do Now:
Load Photoshop
FILE > NEW
NAME: Pattern PS File (Followed by your first name)
WIDTH: 7.5 INCHES
HEIGHT: 10 INCHES
RESOLUTION: 200 pixels per inch
COLOR MODE: RGB Color
BACKGROUND: TRANSPARENT

Do all your photoshop work in this file
Color and Style
Color and Style


TEST TOMORROW: Take study sheet






THU 5/14: Pattern Portrait Day 7: Photoshop Review
DUE TODAY: ASSIGNMENT #6 Pattern Portrait Sketch
Please Do Now
Create a WORD doc
name it PS REVIEW
write down one thing that you learned about Photoshop
TEST on Tue 5/19



WED 5/13: Pattern Portrait Day 6: Cooking with Photoshop Day 2 Samples
Here's How to Cook with Photoshop
TUE 5/12: Pattern Portrait Day 6: Cooking with Photoshop Samples
AIM: Today you learn how to combine PS files and edit layers
Go to F GROUP SHARED FOLDER
Drag the folder named "COOKING WITH PHOTOSHOP" to your DESKTOP
(You just copied it!)
Open
PS Cooking
Save As and add your first name to the file name
example: PS Cooking Martina

Here's How to Cook with Photoshop

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MON 5/11: Pattern Portrait Day 5 Samples
AIM: Today you will sketch out some ideas for your pattern portrait
ASSIGNMENT # 6 PATTERN PORTRAIT SKETCH
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTIONS:
• Can the work of other artists help us get ideas for our work?

FRIDA KAHLO
GUSTAV KLIMT
KEHINDE WILEY
Pick an artist for your inspiration

• What do you want the FOCAL POINT of your portrait to be?
• What images will you include?
• How will you arrange all the elements on your page?

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FRI 5/9: Pattern Portrait Day 4 Samples
DUE TODAY: #4 Writing Reflection & #5 Pattern Portrait Planning
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THU 5/8: Pattern Portrait Day 3 Samples
ASSIGNMENT: Pattern Portrait Planning Day 2
ADD TO YOUR ASSIGNMENT
Q. What is your ethnicity?
Ethnicity: The fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition
Q. What's it like where you live? If you have lived in different places, choose the one that you have the most memories of. (quiet, full of trees, friendly neighbors, diverse culturally, stray cats, children playing)
Q. What activities do you enjoy?
Q. What forces have influenced what kind of person you are (person, event, etc.)

Q. List 10 adjectives to describe yourself (friendly, shy, confident, athletic, etc.)
Q. What social/political issue(s) do you feel strongly about and what is your view? (war, freedom of speech, bigotry, etc.)
Bigotry: Intolerance toward those who hold different opinions from oneself

LIST another 6 images that could symbolize what you wrote above.

EXAMPLES:
Maps of England, Ireland, Holland, & the US
Trees, Flowers, Children's Outdoor Toys
Roller Blades
My Mother
Martin Luther King Jr.

PRINT & SUBMIT YOUR WORK


NEXT go on th INTERNET and download some images
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1. SEARCH GOOGLE IMAGES
2. Choose images that are at least 300 PIXELS WIDE
3. Click on THUMBNAIL and then OPEN UP FULL SIZE IMAGE
4. CONTROL-CLICK on image and choose SAVE to DESKTOP/DOCUMENTS in the DROP DOWN MENU
5. Change the NAME of the FILE if you want
6. CREATE a FOLDER and put all of the mages into it
7. NAME the FOLDER "
PAT Portrait" followed by your first name
EXAMPLES: "
Pat Portrait Martina"

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WED 5/7: Pattern Portrait Day 2 Samples
ASSIGNMENT: Pattern Portrait Planning
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: What everyday object symbolizes something unique about you?
Answer the following questions on a WORD document
Q: What are some facts about you that you did not choose?
Q: What are some facts about you that you did choose?
Q: What are some stereotypes that have been applied to you?
LIST at least 3 images that could symbolize what you wrote above
EXAMPLES:
Brother & Sister
Eyeliner
Wasp
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Include a PAGE HEADING with your ASSIGNMENT TITLE, NAME, BAND, and DATE
PRINT & SUBMIT into the F BAND folder
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TUE 5/5: PROGRAM PLANNING DAY

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MON 5/4: Pattern Portrait Day 1 Samples


ASSIGNMENT WRITING REFLECTION

MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: How can the work of Gustav Klimt/Kehinde Wiley inspire you for your next project?
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Detail: "Medicine" from the mural "Hygieia", by Gustav Klimt, 1900-1907

CLICK ON IMAGE FOR LINK TO WEBSITE
1. Which art movement was Gustav Klimt
famous for being part of? Include time period and
location.
2. What kind of shapes did the artists of this
movement use in their artwork?.
3. Where do you see CONTRAST in the portrait
above?
4. How can you use the computer to create
a portrait that has similar qualities to the portrait above
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"Napoleon Leading the Army over the Alps" by Kehinde Wiley, 2005


CLICK ON IMAGE FOR LINK TO WEBSITE
1. Who is Kehinde Wiley?
2. How does Wiley use pattern and motif in his work?
3. Where do you see CONTRAST his portraits?
4. How can you use the computer to create a portrait
that has similar qualities to the portrait above?
5.Look at the titles of Wiley's portrait. What's interesting
about them?

Interview with Kehinde Wiley
CLICK ON IMAGE FOR LINK TO WEBSITE



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FRI 5/1: Swatches Day 13 - Assignment Due

AIM: Today you will reviewthe project goals.
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: What grade do you think you should get for this project?
COPY & PASTE these goals onto a WORD Doc.
Print it
Check off the goals you reached
Write NAME & BAND
Write Grade you think you should get
Place the print of your goals into the SUBMIT folder

SUBMIT YOUR SWATCHES FOR COLOR PRINTING as directed by Ms. Hooker (INFO TBA)

PROJECT GOALS:
Gradients should look different from each other
• Gradient colors should have gradual blends; they should gradually fade into each other
• Gradients should match the color scheme
Include one each of the following 5 patterns: Plaid, Checkers, Polka Dots, Gingham, Stripe
• None of your patterns should be repeats of each other in any way
• The use of STROKE in your pattern swatches is limited to one
• Swatch designs should be carefully drawn and shapes should be perfectly aligned
• Pattern swatches should match the color scheme of the row that they are in.
Create a pattern swatch with a drawing from your color page assignment
Create a pattern swatch with a pen tool drawing of an organic shape
Create a pattern swatch based on something you found on the Internet or on an everyday item
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Monochromatic color scheme
• 1 Analogous color scheme
• 1 Complementary color scheme
• 7 additional well thought out color schemes
• Labels for each row spelled correctly
• Labels for "Flat Colors", "Gradients", & "Patterns"
• Correct spelling and consistency of usage
• Labels spaced & aligned consistently & appropriately
• Copyright formatted correctly


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THU 4/30: Swatches Day 12 - Patterns Day 6

AIM: Today, for inspiration, we will look at patterns on the Internet and on everyday items.
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: What does a textile designer do?
PROJECT GOALS:
Create a pattern swatch based on something you found on the Internet or on an everyday item
William Morris
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WED 4/29: AI Pen Tool (day 3)


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TUE 4/28: AI Pen Tool (day 2)

AIM: Today you will finish your pen tool drawing and modify it for a pattern swatch

ASSIGNMENT 2: Due Today


DELETE photo
Include your NAME & BAND
PRINT & SUBMIT
(Swatches Due Friday)
PROJECT GOALS:
Create a pattern swatch with a pen tool drawing of an organic shape


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MON 4/27: AI Pen Tool

AIM: Today you will TAKE A BREAK from your SWATCHES assignment and LEARN how to use the AI PEN TOOL.

ASSIGNMENT 2: PEN TOOL


You can later use the pen tool to draw a new motif to use in one of your patterns


MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: What is an organic shape?
DO NOW:
1 DOWNLOAD an IMAGE with an ORGANIC SHAPE
You can use one if these: IRIS ORCHID MAPLE LEAF AMOEBA
• CONTROL-CLICK on image and choose SAVE to DESKTOP/DOCUMENTS in the DROP DOWN MENU
2. OPEN the FILE with ILLUSTRATOR

  • Drag the FILE ICON to the ILLUSTRATOR ICON on your DOCK
3. LOCK layer 1 and create a NEW LAYER for your DRAWING
• WINDOW > LAYERS
• In the LAYERS PALETTE, CLICK on the EMPTY BOX to the RIGHT of the EYE to LOCK the LAYER with the IMAGE in it
• At the BOTTOM of the LAYERS PALETTE, CLICK on the NEW LAYER ICON (3rd icon from the left)
4. Use the PEN TOOL to outline SEPARATE SHAPES that you can layer will with color
5. Name your file PEN TOOL followed by your FIRST NAME

  • Watch teacher demo


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FRI 4/24: Swatches Day 8 - Patterns Day 2

AIM: Today we will talk about using your color wheel drawing as a pattern motif
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: What is a motif?
PROJECT GOALS:
Create a pattern swatch with a drawing from your color page assignment
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THU 4/23: Swatches Day 7 - Patterns

AIM: Today you will learn how to make pattern swatches
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: What is a pattern?
PROJECT GOALS:
Include one each of the following 5 patterns: Plaid, Checkers, Polka Dots, Gingham, Stripe
• None of your patterns should be repeats of each other in any way
• The use of STROKE in your pattern swatches is limited to one
• Swatch designs should be carefully drawn and shapes should be perfectly aligned
• Pattern swatches should match the color scheme of the row that they are in.


STRIPES

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Set stroke to none

  • Draw a rectangle/square WITHOUT a stroke
  • Copy it and fill each shape with the desired colors
  • make sure they are perfectly aligned - window > align
  • Scale them down to the size you would like them to be in your art
  • Drag them into the swatches palette
Now you can fill any shape with your new pattern swatch
You can make your stripes horizontal or vertical depending on how you arrange the rectangles/squares


CHECKERS

If you used squares to make your stripes you can copy and paste the two squares and rotate the copies 180 degrees with the rotate tool. Double click on the rotate tool and enter in the degrees for a perfect rotation. You can select "copy" in the rotate window if you didn't copy and paste yet. Line evrything up perfectly and drag it into your swatches palette.
Don't forget NO STROKE!
Think about how big your design is; that's how big it will be when it repeats in the shape you use it for a fill
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GINGHAM

I used FILTER > COLORS > ADJUST COLORS and added black to the lightest green swatch to create the 3 darker ones
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POLKA DOTS

Don't forgot to ALIGN both VERTICALLY and HORIZONTALLY
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POLKA DOTS with MORE DETAIL

You can use the same swatch that you used for the simple polka dot. You just need to add another circle that you must first divide into quarters.
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PLAID

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WED 4/23: Swatches Day 6 - Gradients Day 2

MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: how can you make 3 different flat color swatches with only two colors?
Reminders:
Make gradients different: they don't all have to have 3 colors in them
Complementary: Two colors only!

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TUE 4/21: Swatches Day 5 - Gradients

AIM: Today you will learn how to use your flat color swatches to make matching gradients
To make your OWN CUSTOM GRADIENTS you need to have 2 PALETTES open.
Window > COLOR
Window > GRADIENTS

PROJECT GOALS:
Gradients should look different from each other
• Gradient colors should have gradual blends; they should gradually fade into each other
• Gradients should match the color scheme

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TIPS
• Click on one of the sliders in the gradient window & edit the color of that slider in in the color window
• Remove sliders by dragging them off the gradient window
• Change the fill style from radial to linear if you want
• Make sure your gradient matches the color scheme of that row. If you are in a complementary color scheme row, keep it to those two colors. You can change the value if you want.
• Make the gradient transition smoothly from color to color so they look blended

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MON 4/20: Swatches Day 4 - Color Schemes: Pick Colors

Add the colors to the first 3 columns (the FLAT COLORS section)
PROJECT GOALS:
1 Monochromatic color scheme
• 1 Analogous color scheme
• 1 Complementary color scheme
• 7 additional well thought out color schemes
• Labels for each row spelled correctly
• Labels for "Flat Colors", "Gradients", & "Patterns"
• Correct spelling and consistency of usage
• Labels spaced & aligned consistently & appropriately
• Copyright formatted correctly

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WED 4/8: Swatches Day 3 - Color Schemes & Labeling continued


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TUE 4/7: Swatches Day 2 - Color Schemes & Labeling

AIM: Today you will think about all of the different color schemes you can use in your project


MOTIVATIONAL QUESTIONS:
• What could you call a color scheme that uses the colors red, white, and blue?
• What kind of color scheme would you like to make up? Give it a name and pick the colors

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OPTIONAL:
• Use different shapes
• Create a column of space between the 3 groups


LABELS FOR TOP OF PAGE:
"Flat Colors" over the first 3 columns
"Gradients" over the next 4 columns
"Patterns" over the last column


LABELS FOR 10 ROWS
"Monochromatic"
"Analogous"
"Cool"
"Warm"
"Earthy"











CYCLE 4 Day 1



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MON 4/6: Swatches Day 1 - File Set Up


ASSIGNMENT 1: SWATCHES

8 shapes across (any shape!)
10 rows down
Spacing:
• Leave enough room at the top for labels
• Leave enough space between each row for the color scheme labels
• Leave enough room at the bottom for your copyright
Add your copyright


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CYCLE 3 ENDS


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WED 4/1: Color Page Day 19" Copyright

AIM: Today you will learn the formatting standards for putting your name on your work

COPYRIGHT

INFORMATION & TEXT FORMATTING
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TUE 3/31: Color Page Day 18" Redraw your illustrations

AIM: Today you will rflect on how much quicker you can draw now that you have learned all of the skills
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MON 3/30: Color Page Day 17: Layout

Use Rulers
Create borders of space around each part (Note to Ms. Hooker: add to evaluation form)
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FRI 3/27: Color Page Day 16: Layout

AIM: Today you will work on laying out your page
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: What can we learn from looking at examples of professional layout?
Draw simple shapes to represent your drawings.
For Example:
CIRCLE for the COLOR WHEEL
LONG RECTANGLE for the VALUE SCALE
CIRCLES/OVALS for the 4 drawings
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THU 3/26: Color Page Day 15: Finish Text

AIM: Today you will finish adding all of your text

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WED 3/25: Color Page Day 14: Text Paths

AIM: Today you will learn how to create text paths and how they are different than text frames
Q & A Review
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TUE 3/24: Color Page Day 13: Color

See Student Samples

Unity of Color

AIM: Today you will learn the different way you can REPEAT color to create UNITY
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION:
How is color repeated in these two designs?
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Q11. What is an ANALOGOUS color scheme?


Contrast of Color

Examples in Art
AIM: Today you will learn the about COMPLEMENTARY colors
Q12. What are complementary colors?
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MON 3/23: Color Page Day 12: Unity of Value

Examples in Art
AIM: Today you will learn how to use the art elements to create UNITY
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTIONS:
How did the artist use VALUE in this design?

Q8. What are the ART ELEMENTS?
Q9. What is UNITY
Q10. How can you use the ART ELEMENTS to create UNITY?
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FRI 3/20: Color Page Day 11: Contrast of Value Illustration

AIM: Today you will create a design made up of shapes and use it to illustrate the concept of CONTRAST of VALUE
Q7. What is a monochromatic color scheme?
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1. Your design should have at least 4 mostly overlapping shapes
(You can copy some of the shapes from your color wheel)
2. Fill all of the shapes with either Cyan, Magenta, or Yellow
3. Add at least 70% Black to every thing. This makes
SHADES
4. Select at least one of the shapes and remove all of the black
5. Now "add white" by reducing the amount of color to no more than 25% This makes
TINTS

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THU 3/19: Color Page Day 10: Printable Area

AIM: Today you will learn how to scale your work so that it fits on your page properly

REVIEW
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Which art ELEMENT did Johannes Vermeer
use to create
CONTRAST in this painting?

EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENT: Complete at home or in the RC
Vermeer Writing Assignment.
1. Who was Johannes Vermeer? Where did he live? When did he live?
2. Pick a painting (provide the title). Describe what you see in the painting (objects, people, environment)
3. Describe his use of color and value
4. Explain what you like or don't like about the paining
5. Include a paragraph about at least one Vermeer painting that is on view in a NYC museum. Include the name of the Museum, title of the artwork, and year it was painted.
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WED 3/18: Color Page Day 9: Value Scale

COLOR MIXING VIDEO
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TUE 3/17: Color Page Day 8: Value Scale

See Student Samples
AIM: Today you create a drawing that shows different values of one color
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTIONS:
How many colors do you see below?
Which two values will create the most CONTRAST?

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Use at least 7 shapes

Q.3 How can you change the VALUE of a color?
Q 4. How are TINTS created
Q 5. How are SHADES created
Q 6. Describe the VALUES you would use to create CONTRAST


Please Do Now:

1, Open your Color assignment
2. Select your color wheel and scale it down so that you have empty space for more drawing
SEE SAMPLES
3. Draw a shape and copy it so that you have an odd number of copies (no less than 7)
4. Arrange the shapes vertically or horizontally
5. Align and distribute the shapes
6. Change the middle shape so that it looks different (choose a different shape or scale it up)
7. Group everything
8. Fill the shapes with CYAN, MAGENTA or YELLOW
9. Turn the shapes on the left into TINTS by reducing the amount of the color
10. Turn the shapes on the right into SHADES by adding black (K)



MON 3/16: TEST

TEST: Assignment #8

FRI 3/13: Color Page Day 7: Working with Color

See Student Samples
AIM: Today you learn how to "mix" colors, use swatches, and the eydropper tool
TEST MONDAY: REVIEW Q & A and HANDOUT on MAC DESKTOP (window views & program characteristics)
PLEASE don't forget to OPTION-DRAG your work to update the copy in your BACK UP folder

Please Do Now:

1, Open your Color assignment (or make it right now - Illustrator > File > New)
2. File > Document Color Mode >
√ CMYK (make sure you have it set to CMYK)
3. Go to BegCompDes folder > Ms. 's Class> Color Wheel *
4. Copy and paste the color wheel into your project
You will use it as a reference for color
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What are these?


Make a new Q & A
Go to BegCompDes folder > Ms. Hooker's Class> Q&A
Q1. What is CMYK?
Q2. What is RGB?

THU 3/12: Color Page: Day 6: Review Learning

See Student Samples
AIM: Today you will review some of your learning and prepare for the test
TEST MONDAY: REVIEW Q & A and HANDOUT on MAC DESKTOP (window views & program characteristics)
Q 25. What is an asymmetrical shape?
Q 26. What is a color wheel?
Q 27. Name the primary colors and explain how they are unique
Q 28. Name the secondary colors and explain how they made
Q 29. Name two out of the 6 Tertiary colors and explain how they are made

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WED 3/11: Color Page: Day 5: The Tertiary Color Shape

See Student Samples
AIM: Today you will learn/review what the Tertiary colors are and why they are positioned as they are on the color wheel
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: If Tertiary colors are made by mixing a Primary with an adjacent Secondary, how many Tertiary colors are there?

STRATEGY FOR DRAWING TERTIARY COLORS

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1. Drag a vertical guide to the middle of your wheel
  • View > Show Rulers
2. Draw a shape to the left of the guide
3. Use the REFLECT TOOL to copy and reflect the shape
4. Move the copied shape to the right of the vertical guide
5. Object > Arrange > Send to Back
7. Select the two shapes and group them. Object > Group
8. Copy and rotate the two shapes 120 degrees
9. Position the shapes where needed.

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TUE 3/10: Color Page: Day 4: The Secondary Color Shape

See Student Samples
AIM: Today you will learn/review what the Secondary colors are and why they are positioned as they are on the color wheel
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: What kind of shape should you draw for your secondary color?

1. DRAW a new shape that is SYMMETRICAL
2. Rotate it 60 Degrees
3. Position it between two primary colors
4. Rotate and COPY it 120 degrees
5. Rotate and COPY the copied shape 120
6. Position everything perfectly
7. WINDOW > SWATCHES and fill with colors
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MON 3/9: Color Page: Day 3: The 3 Primary Colors

See Student Samples
AIM: Today you will learn about Primary colors and how to position them for a color wheel
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: Why do the 3 Primary colors get their own special shape?
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There are only 3 primary colors

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FRI 3/6: Color Page: Day 2: Create a Primary Color Shape method 2

See Student Samples
AIM: Today you will learn how to use the pen tool to draw an intricate symmetrical shape
Q 22. Describe an organic shape
Q 23. Describe a geometric shape
Q 24. Define symmetry
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THU 3/5: Color Page: Day 1: Create a shape for the Primary colors

AIM: Today you will start your first design project: The Color Page
ASSIGNMENT #7: COLOR PAGE This is a long term project.

Motivational Question: How are these two shapes different?

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WED 3/4: AI Skills 4: Day 2 or Extra Credit

AIM: Today you will finish up AI Skills 4 and use any extra time to catch up or do extra credit

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TUE 3/3: AI Skills 4: The Rotate Tool

AIM: Today you will learn how to use the rotate tool
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: How could you draw this design?
PLEASE DO NOW:

START AI SKILLS 4

ASSIGNMENT 6: AI SKILLS 4
Go to
BegCompDes folder >
Ms. Hooker's Class > AI Skills 4
Save As
"AI Skills 4" followed by your first name and then the .ai file extension

Example; AI Skills 4 Martina
Save onto your DESKTOP


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Q 21. How can you open the rotate tool window where you can enter an exact degree of rotation?
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MON 3/2: SNOW DAY!!!: Throw snowballs, go sledding, build a snowman



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FRI 2/27: AI Skills 3: Review


AIM: Today you will update your Q & A


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THU 2/26: Review, Catch Up and/or Extra Credit


AIM: Review

If you haven't started your
EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENT 4
Start it today if you are done with AI Skills 1,2 & 3
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Create a drawing and use the skills you learned so far
Name it
"Extra Credit" followed by your first name and then the file extension
example:

Extra Credit Martina.ai
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WED 2/25: AI Skills 3 Day 2


AIM: Review

MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: What do you know and what do you need to know to change the picket fence drawing to how it looks today?
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Q15. What are two ways to select more than one item?
Q16. How do you deselect one item from a selection of several selected items?
Q17. How do you group shapes?
Q18. Do you group a row before or after you align and distribute?
Q19. What's a good strategy for aligning and distributing if you find the icons in the Align window to be confusing?
Q 20. If you "option-drag" a shape, what happens?
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TUE 2/24: AI Skills 3

AIM: Today you will learn how to align, distribute and group
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: Can you use any of your AI skills to do this drawing and what skills do you think you need to learn?
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MON 2/23: AI Skills 2 Review

AIM: Today you will review your learning from AI Skills 2
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: How could you turn DRAWING A into DRAWING B?
Q14. How can you move shapes forward and back?

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This file is in the Ms. Hooker's Class folder

SUBMIT
ASSIGNMENT 3: AI SKILLS 2 ELECTRONICALLY
• Make sure you named your file properly (you can rename it on your desktop by clicking on the file name until it's highlighted - type in the correct name)

IT SHOULD BE NAMED
"AISkills2" followed by your first name and the ",Ai" file extension
example:

AISkills2Martina.ai
• DRAG your file into the SUBMIT AI Skills 2 folder (It's in Ms. Hooker's Class folder)
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ASSIGNMENT 4: EXTRA CREDIT
Create a drawing and use the skills you learned so far
Name it
"Extra Credit" followed by your first name and then the file extension
example:

Extra Credit Martina.ai

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FRI 2/13: AI Skills 2 Day 2

AIM: Today you will learn how to use the DIRECT SELECT tool and the ADD ANCHOR POINT tool
MOTIVATIONAL QUESTION: What is the difference between VECTOR and BITMAP and which one is ILLUSTRATOR?
Q10. Which palette can you use to combine two shapes into one?
Q11. In which menu can you find most of the palettes?
Q12. Which tool allows you select individual points and line segments and what must you do before you use it?
Q13. which tool allows you to add points to a line segment?
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THU 2/12: AI Skills 2 Day 1

AIM: Today you will learn how to combine, subtract, and edit shapes with Adobe Illustrator

Q & A

Please do now
Open your Q & A and be ready to finish the questions


HAND IN AI SKILLS 1

Open your AI Skills 1 and use the Type tool TOOL-TYPE.gif to type in your name and your band
Save
File > Print: CHOOSE a PRINTER -- LEXMARK T520 or the LEXMARK W840
Get your print and place it into the F BAND submit folder


START AI SKILLS 2

ASSIGNMENT 3: AI SKILLS 2
Go to
BegCompDes folder >
Ms. Hooker's Class > AI Skills 2
Save As
"AI Skills 2" followed by your first name and then the .ai file extension

Example; AI Skills 2 Martina
Save onto your DESKTOP


Watch demonstration and we will have time to finish tomorrow


WED 2/11: Q & A

Please do now
Beg Comp Des > Q & A
Save As
Q & A followed by your first name

TUE 2/10: AI Skills 1 Day 2

Q5. What are default settings?
Q6. What do you call the outline of an AI shape?
Q7. What is the default fill and stroke setting for Illustrator
Q8. How can you flip the fill and stroke setting?
Q9. How do you get to the hidden shape tools?

MON 2/9: AI Skills 1 Day 1

ASSIGNMENT 2: AI SKILLS 1
Q1. What are 3 useful Adobe zoom short cuts?
Q2. What's a good Adobe shortcut for moving your file around?
Q3. What does constrain mean?
Q4. How do you draw, scale, and move shapes in constrained angles and proportions?




FRI 2/6: Mac Desktop Day 3

THU 2/5: Mac Desktop Day 2

WED 2/4: Mac Desktop Day 1


TUE 2/3: Contract and User Agreement

ASSIGNMENT 1:** Hand in by Tuesday 2/10 for full credit