Watch this introduction to the Graphic Design course.
Once you've watched the introduction log onto Engrade and go to quizzes and select Graphic Design Intro to begin your quiz.
You must score 70% or higher to move onto the next lesson.
Assignment 1: Web Banner
Below you can download your first Creative Service Request Form. Your design challenge is to develop a new web banner for the class website. You should follow the instructions included in the request and use illustrator to design the banner.
After you complete your design you can convert the vector graphic into a bitmap graphic that will be used on the website. The top designs will be featured on the class webpage.
Tip: You should begin the project by brainstorming. You can do a quick sketch, jot down ideas or research web banner designs before beginning to create a well thought out design.
Creative Service Request:
Introduction to Illustrator Tools
If you are new to Illustrator please view the following videos before begining the assignment.
Pen Tools (Used for Drawing)
Assignment 2: T-Shirt Design
In this assignment you are asked to develop a T-Shirt design. Follow the creative request to make your design and download the image of the T-Shirt and place it in your illustrator document.
Assignment 3: Special Effect Poster
Your mission is to create a poster that includes a special effect created in Adobe Photoshop. Use the plan to develop a clear idea before starting your project. You can use the resources provided to learn about the software and to find images for your project. Keep it royalty free!
View the document below to find out how you will be graded.
Step 3: Special Effects Tutorials
Assignment 4: Enhancing and Correcting Photos