Package Design

In week eighteen we were tasked with printing out and creating the package we designed last week. After you have a product to package, there are 5 things to consider when designing a packaging: Is it easy to store? How much space does it take up? Is it easy to handle? Is it easy to…

Packaging Portfolio

In week Seventeen we were assigned a packaging project, and for this project we were tasked with keeping an online portfolio for each milestone. Milestone 1: Research and concept. Sketches. Milestone 2: Research 5 package design considerations (Display, Contain, Inform, Transport, and Protect) Milestone 3. Box design To create a template for a box package,…

Composite Two

Weeks fourteen and fifteen were dedicated solely to our second composite assignment. For this assignment we were tasked with creating a CD and a website for an existing music artist. The first task was to find and pick an artist, then to wright up a design brief about said artist. So after doing some research…

Logo Design

In week thirteen we fished our Logo assignment. After holding a vote to see which design my classmates preferred I made a black and white vector of the top choice. Next I moved on to coloring the logo in Illustrator.Once I was happy with the logo I created a spot color and to do this…

Composite One

Week eight was dedicated to our first composite assignment. This project charged us with  to creating a three ad campaign for a product, event, or cause to place a real magazine. So before I could do anything I needed to figure out the product and magazine to advertise it in. After researching a few topics…

Pens, Brushes and Portraits

In week seven we were tasked with making a vector portrait of ourselves. When it comes to creating complex shapes in Adobe Illustrator, you will need to get familiar with your Pen Tool and your Direct Selection Tool. Both located in your Tool bar on the left hand side of your document, or if you…

Type Pairing

In week five we were tasked with pairing two complementing type faces together with and Image. For this assignment I first created a mood board so I created a new document in Adobe Illustrator by clicking “Command + N” on my keyboard or going up to File and clicking on New in the Drop Down…

Introduction to Illustrator

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