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TASK: Create a series of 10 digital illustrations. The topic will be of your choosing (business cards, icons, comic panels, logos, etc), but you will be using design thinking to ideate, get feedback, try versions, vectorize/digitize, manipulate, color (or not), add unifying elements, repeat. In doing this you will learn the basics of not only the design thinking process but Adobe Illustrator particularly Image Trace, Live Painting, Recoloring, Drawing, Shape Building, tools, panels, colors, and generally working with vector files.
TASK:W. Whitman famously said, "I am large, I contain multitudes". Your task is to photographically explore said multitudes as they relate to yourself and to another human-being. In each case, you will ultimately be addressing "who am I / who are you?".
TASK:Come up with a topic that interests you. Cats? Fat cats? Fat cats in costumes? People holding fat cats in costumes? Street photography? Landscapes? Products? Protesters? Art? Motion? A mix of all of the above?? What pulls at you? Capture that topic during the project period, ultimately creating a .PDF book using LR's book module. The book will need to have contextual writing to illuminate the subject matter. This may be narrative, abstract, lyrical, argumentative, descriptive or another form of writing.
TASK: Drawing from our exercises in-class and in labs, use the following image manipulation techniques, and any others you feel are applicable, to create a series of 8 cover art mock-ups for your book: