Thursday, September 29, 2011

Flyer for this class.

Time for a promotional flyer. We want to build a flyer to sell our services to the school. Start with a print document and build a one page flyer for

Point Loma High Publishing (A.K.A. Computerized Graphic Design)

Make it stand out and easy to read. Here is an example. Look for more on the web. give it a try. I will probably have you make changes. Maybe not.

Info to include.

Point Loma Publishing.

Free design by students in Computer Graphic Design room 402.

Talk to Mr. Booth or email desired ad, flyer etc. to

We design it, you choose the one you like and you print it.

Then add anything that you think is important.

Make it Black and White and a full page.

Below are samples. Design your own. This assignment is about coming up with a flyer without any Instructions from me from me. All your ideas on the page. Just try and Make it easy to read and as cool or uncool as you want.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Non class question

I am looking into putting together a guitar ensemble. If you are interested, fill out the form below.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Adding anchor points

Using and adding anchor points to lines.  pen tool...

Add or delete anchor points

1. Select the path you want to modify.
2. To add an anchor point, select the Pen tool or the Add Anchor Point tool, position the pointer over the path segment, and click.
3. To delete an anchor point, do either of the following:

Select the point with the Direct Selection tool and click Remove Selected Anchor Points in the Control panel.

Select the Pen tool or the Delete Anchor Point tool, position the pointer over the anchor point, and click.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

tracing a photo

Okay. Finish up the lion and move to the next cartoon. If you are done, you can do another trace of a photograph. Try it!

Monday, September 19, 2011

Don't do this if this is your first year in this class! Year two only

Create this panda from the directions online

First year students. Another trace and color

Go on the web and choose your own. Make sure it is more complex than the lion you just did. I will be marking off the lion when you are done.

You can also follow this blog by email. Link to the left.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Direct select

Using this tool will help you smooth out the tracings you do with the pencil. Copy and paste the image below into illustrator and trace it then color it.


Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Trace and color

Trace and color.
Okay. Today we pic a coloring page. Trace and color. Trace the pic or coloring pic, and then save to color. Complete project.

Year two only.

If this is your second year please search for lessons and projects you are interested in and post them to this site with the url. Year two only!

Monday, September 12, 2011

Friday, September 9, 2011

Day off

Okay. You get a day off. Friday's lesson on Monday.
Okay. Open up Illustrator. Now a real lesson. I am thinking that we will use both blogspot and facebook. I can leave info on the blogspot and then send it to our facebook page.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Tomorrow we start!

Thank you for jumping through the blogspot/facebook hoops. Tomorrow, Friday, we will start moving into Illustrator.

setting up blogspot and facebook?

How many of you can leave a comment on this blog? Try and see if you can and tell me if you plan on using the facebook page I created and if you think it is a good idea. Be honest. You won't hurt my feelings and it won't effect your grade.

Today's Assignment