Week Nine: November 23-27

 

DUE December 2: Assignment 7

Weekly Checklist

 

 

Monday, November 23

 

GAMEPLAN

 

DISCUSSION

 

Symbols

  • Ready-made symbols
  • Create your own symbols
  • Find symbol libraries online
  • Multiple uses of a symbol only use one original

 

Symbol Sprayer

  • Sprays multiple instances of a symbol (like a paintbrush pattern)
  • Makes building a quick illustration easy

 

Create a symbol

  • Choose an object you've created
  • Choose New Symbol icon
  • Choose 'Graphic' when symbol dialogue opens
  • Name it
  • Demo: Symbols 1
  • Demo: Symbols 2

 

Modify symbols

  • Modify existing does not affect the original
  • Editing the original affects all uses of that symbol
  • To keep modifications on an existing symbol, break symbol link before making modifications, then drag to symbol panel when done to create new variation

 

Symbol Tools

  • Requires symbol sets to work
  • Scruncher
  • Spinner
  • Sprayer
  • Sizer
  • Stainer
  • Screener
  • Styler

 

Clipping Masks

  • Clips objects outside the masked area
  • Shows clipped items inside the masked area
  • Demo: Masking

 

Graphic Styles

  • Palette of pre-created graphic styles
  • You can create a style with the various effects, and save it here
  • Demo: Graphic Styles

 

 

TO DO

  • Review Chapters 13 & 14
  • Play with symbols exercise starting on page 371

 

 

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Wednesday, November 25

 

GAMEPLAN

  • Lab time

 

 

FINAL ASSIGNMENT

  • Poster, upload due Tuesday, December 15, 1:00pm

 

 

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