Week Three: October 12-16

 

DUE October 12: Assignment 1

Weekly Checklist

 

 

 

TO DO at start of class:

  • Turn off all noise-making phones, pagers, etc. (Teacher too!)
  • Get your program shortcuts on your desktop
  • Open up Illustrator

 

 

Wednesday, October 14

 

GAMEPLAN

  • Tuesday discussion catch-up
  • Demo catch-up
  • Class lab time

 

DEMO

 

TO DO

  • Catch up on Chapters 3 & 8

 

 

ASSIGNMENT 2

 

 

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Monday, October 12

 

GAMEPLAN

 

DISCUSSION

 

Shape manipulation

  • Double-click for basic resizing, or grab a corner with selection tool
  • Rotate
  • Reflect
  • Scale
  • Shear
  • Warp shift
  • Free transform

 

Cutting/reshaping

  • Direct tool, then lasso to grab/delete anchors
  • Scissors
  • Reshape tool

 

Grouping

  • Group selection tool
  • Control G
  • Ungroup

 

More about colors

  • Color palette and options
  • Swatches, adding
  • Swatch libraries

 

Demos

 

TO DO

  • Review Chapters 3 & 8
  • Play with Questions 1-6 on page 107

 

 

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