ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Welcome! All students will need to have a Google Account to begin the class as we always have; however, this year you will be making a Google Site (website) as your portfolio for all your completed assignments instead of Google Slides like we did last year.

Assignments for Week 1:
A) Make your Google Account and Website
B) Do the Worksheet - Illustrator Intro
(these will be graded together as one assignment)

Click the down arrow on the right side of each title below to expand the assignment instructions and links.

A) Create Google Website
(Do this FIRST)

Create a Google Site (website) to use as your portfolio.
All your assignments will be posted on it for grading.
Name the website like this:
FirstName-LastName-23

Follow instructions on the slides HERE to learn how

Note: Th
e Illustrator class will not have to put the "Photos Used" section on their website. That is just for the Photoshop class.

(CTE Standard: 1.23 Begin developing a professional portfolio to be updated as the student progresses through the program.)

B) Illustrator Intro Worksheet
(Do this SECOND)

Use the slides HERE and the video HERE to find the answers to the worksheet below.
Fill out the worksheet HERE.

A) Google Website

B) Illustrator Intro Worksheet

After you've made your website and completed the Illustrator Intro Worksheet above, you can start the Illustrator assignments below:

1 - Motivational Poster
Learn how to edit text

Create a motivational poster using text, stock photo, and brushes.
Click HERE to learn how to create the poster.
Click HERE to learn how to put the JPG in your site.

(CTE Standard: 1.24 Create a sign 4.06-Crop and scale photos for layouts) (Exam objectives: Clipping mask, working with text, leading, brushes)

2 - Robot + Exercise 1 Sheet
Learn how to draw with shapes

Draw a robot using shapes and do a simple shape exercise sheet.
Click HERE for Robot instructions.
Click HERE for Exercise instructions.

(CTE Standard: 2.08 Draw a cartoon) (Exam objectives: Drawing shapes)

3 - Coloring Page
Learn how to use the blob brush

Color in a drawing using Image Trace, Blob Brush, Eraser, and Transparency
Click HERE for instructions

(CTE Standard: 2.08 Draw a cartoon) (Exam objectives: Image Trace, Transparency)

4 - Gradient Exercises
Learn how to make color blends

Complete a 5 page document using different types of Gradients (Color Blends)
Click HERE for instructions

If you forgot how to add new pages to your portfolio website, watch this HERE.

(CTE Standard: 1.09 Mix and apply colors to produce desired hues, tints, and shades.) (Exam objectives: Gradients)

5 - City Skyline
Learn how to draw buildings

Draw a city skyline artwork with skyscraper buildings.
Click HERE for instructions

If you forgot how to add new pages to your portfolio website, watch this HERE.

(CTE Standard: 2.02 Make computations for centering, spacing, and scaling drawings.) (Exam objectives: Preferences Grid, Align, Artboard Arrangement)

6 - Pokémon
Learn how to draw w/ shape builder tool

Draw art from Pokémon to learn how to use the shape builder tool.
Click HERE for instructions.

If you forgot how to add new pages to your portfolio website, watch this HERE.

(CTE Standard: 2.08 Draw a cartoon) (Exam objectives: Drawing shapes)

7 - 80's Retro Style Art
Learn how to draw 1980's style graphics

Draw a 1980's Style Retro Artwork.
Click HERE for instructions.

(CTE Standard: 2.11 Draw a one-point perspective) (Exam objectives: Editing Gradients, Transparency, Pathfinder, Blend Steps)

8 - Space Scene
Enhance your gradient skills

Draw a space scene using gradients.
Click HERE for video.

(CTE Standard: 2.06 Make illustrations using various objects.) (Exam objectives: Editing Gradients, Transparency, Pathfinder, Blend Steps)