Activity 5: Character Design from a sketch

Intent:

  • Create new strokes using the appearance palette in Adobe Illustrator,
  • Merge shapes in Adobe Illustrator,
  • Apply expanding options,
  • Use Offset Paths  in Adobe Illustrator,
  • Apply align palette in Adobe Illustrator,
  • Use the X and Y axis  in Adobe Illustrator,
  • Use subtract shape pathfinder option  in Adobe Illustrator

Task:

Use the provided sketch or use a sketch of your own.  If you use your own sketch, you must apply smae techniques as below.

 

Work File:

110

copy and paste this drawing on your canvas

Get the skull and bones image from here: http://blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/freebies/vector-resources-part-4-punk-collection

Illustrator Unit Activity 5 part 3 from Digital Voices on Vimeo.

Saving:

  • Save as: firstlastname_activity5.ai in your Illustration Unit /Activity 5 folder
  • Save as:  firstlastname_activity5.eps in your Illustration Unit /Activity 5 folder
  • Export as:  firstlastname_activity5.png in your Illustration Unit /Activity 5 folder

Part 2 – Posting Your Work:

  • When students complete part 1,  your saved work must be submitted your Illustration Unit (parent page)/Activity 5 page (sub-page)
  • When students complete part 1,  your saved work must be submitted your SkyDrive Illustration Unit Folder
  • Upload and insert your png file into your page.
  • Use captions to identify your image.