Class Assignments

Assignment Illustrator Shapes

 

Shapes Assets 

Shapes Hand In

Advanced

Advanced Hand In

Learn how to create basic shapes using the shape tools.

Assignment Illustrator: Icons

 

Icon Assets

Icon Hand In

Assignment Auto Poster

Handout

Websites for inspiration

NAIAS poster design contest. 

Assignment Illustrator

 

Shapes Assets  Due:

Pentool Assets  Due: 

Shapes Hand In

Pentool Hand In

Practice using simple and complex shapes in Illustrator. Then practice modifying those shapes with the shape builder, pathfinder, and shaper tools. Review your pentool techniques with a short assignment that should refresh some of your skills.

Assignment Illustrator: Logo

 

Handout

 

Hand In

Assignment Skills USA

Advertising Design

Graphic Communications

Assignment Info Graphic Design

 

An infographic compiles universal symbols, illustration, and data visualizations with short-form texts to tell a cohesive story.

Hand Out

Rubric

Assignment PSA

 

You will need to create a Public Service Announcement (PSA) in a form of a poster. What is a Public Service Announcement? Public service announcements, or PSA's, are short messages produced on film, videotape, DVD, CD, audiotape, poster. 

Hand Out

Vaping Information

Vaping In Schools

Types of InfoGraphics

Assignment Article Summary

Due Dates: 3/8/19

Handouts

Complete this assignment to get a better understanding of what is happening in the graphic communications industry today. 

Assignment Hero Card

Handout

Assets

Rubric

Hand In

Examples

Assignment GAERF Print Contest

Research Website

 

GAERF print contest, go to the website and begin making plan of what kind of project you may want to do. 

Final Portfolio Tri 3

Hand In

A collection of your work to share with others.

Assignment Safety

 

Due Dates 

Lecture

Handouts

Quiz

Online Resource

 

Saftey is an important part of the darkroom lab experience. The chemicals and processes are not extremely dangerous as long as all students understand what chemicals they are using and follow the instructions for proper handeling. If we can do this then the darkroom experience should be fun and exciting for everyone.

Assignment Zines Logo Design

Research Website

Zines is a SHS class that creates online magazines. You will be assigned a Zine group to work with. You will be designing a logo for the Zine group that will be used on their website. Communication with your Zine group will be imperative. 

Assignment Mini Cereal Box Design

 

Your objective for this project is to invent a new brand of breakfast cereal. Think about your target audience and what your theme is then come up with a name for the cereal and design an effective logo.

Hand Out

Assets

Rubric

Assignment 2 Typography

Handouts

Adobe TypeKit

Dafont

History of Typography

Hand In Palette

Hand In Portrait

Rubric

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable, and appealing when displayed. Understanding typography is a major part of becoming a good designer. This assignment will introduce students to a little typography history, show them how to aquire and use type in their own designs.

Assignment 4 Doodle for Google

Handout

Hand In

Video: Creating textured type

Video: Hand Lettering

Websites for inspiration

Daily Drop Cap

Friends of Type

Rubric

This assignment should give you a chance to show what you have learned about type as well as explore to new creative techniques.

Final Exam Tri 1

Hand In

Portfolio

Hand In

A collection of your work to share with others.

Assignment 9 ACA logo tutorial

Hand In

Assignment 10 Zines

Hand In

Assignment Package Design

 

Packaging design is the connection of form, structure, materials, color, imagery, typography, and regulatory information with ancillary design elements to make a product suitable for marketing. Its primary objective is to create a vehicle that serves to contain, protect, transport, dispense, store, identify, and distinguish a product in the marketplace. Ultimately, the goal of a packaging design is to meet marketing objectives by distinctively communicating a consumer product's personality or function and generating a sale.

Hand Out

Assets

In Class Video

Packaging Concepts