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I am Creative

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 by Mark Gatehouse Last Activity on Apr 23, 2014

I am Creative is a project run by the Ideas Foundation in the UK. They link major clients and advertising agencies with student groups to produce a response to a creative brief. Currently my students are undertaking an assignment from IBM looking at how computers will affect our lives in 5 years time. Next week we will be visited by the Client IBM and two agency staff from O & M advertising ( Google it) . they will then be advised on strategy and idea / product development either an animation or app. The learners will then have six weeks to develop both a cross media strategy and create particular artifacts. Before presenting the work to the Client. Successful students are taken onto the' Ladder' which is a scheme that will support learners through internships etc through University and coach them into their first job in advertising or any of the specialist sub genres. If you are teaching creative subjects  in the UK I recommend that you get in touch. This is their website http://www.iamcre... Read More
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The Creative Teacher: 1.2 Creating Simple Diagrams

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 by Dan Armstrong Last Activity on Apr 23, 2014

Often a teacher makes a sketch on a white board during instruction. By using Illustrator we can save those illustrations and use, change, and distribute them with ease to our students. In this video we will make a digram of a through line for story telling including empathic link, obstacles, climax, and the new status quo. Then we will discuss saving and making it available for students. 
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The Creative Teacher: 1.1 The Magic of Illustration

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 by Dan Armstrong Last Activity on Apr 23, 2014

Understanding what a vector graphic is and how it can be manipulated is critical to understanding Illustrator. We will focus on some tools and knowledge that is necessary for the the rest of the series to make sense. The focuses will be line segments, anchor points, and Selection tool vs. Direct selection tool, 
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The Creative Teacher: Illustrator Series Introduction

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 by Dan Armstrong Last Activity on Apr 23, 2014

The Creative Teacher is a series designed by a teacher for teachers. The series has been proofed and aligned to the needs of a teacher education student. It is to be used as a supplement to teacher education classes for technology education. This video is all about the differences between Raster and Vector images. It also serves as a welcoming video to Adobe Illustrator. Hang on the fun is just beginning.
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Session 3: Never Be Scared of the Word Vector Again!

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 by Dan Armstrong Last Activity on Apr 22, 2014

This asset is to be used injunction with the Adobe Academy at the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference. The Focus of the session is on the appearance panel, symbols, gradients, and recoloring artwork. There is an outline file that will give a detailed list of what is to be covered in the session.
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Adobe Illustrator Curriculum

Posted on Apr 19, 2014 by Ahmed Ali Moselhi Last Activity on Apr 21, 2014

Intermediate Computer Graphics This is course to enhance the skills of Using Design tools on the computer, student will learn how to use Adobe creative suite to create an impressive Designs, Student will move between Image retouching to vectors Designs, Students will learn Typography proprieties  and Vector art in depth.
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Logo Design

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 by cookie redding Last Activity on Apr 20, 2014

In this project students will create a black and white logo, spot color logo and full color logo for 3 clients. You will design distinctly original logos for three distinctly different clients listed below. You must devise an appropriate font and original graphics to represent the client name and purpose. Each logo must function successfully in a full-color, black and white and spot-color format. All design aspects are left up to you to determine as long as they are case appropriate. -  Client #1: Galaxy Playland A playland for kids with arcade games and a pizza parlor. Their facility is built to look like a space station. -  Client #2: Atom Networks A networking company which builds custom intranets for clients across the east coast. -  Client #3: Westmoore & Associates A financial firm which assists its clientele with high end investment counseling. Requirements  ·  Sketch at least 5 ideas for each logo solution. You would need to submit these... Read More
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deviantART ........ All forms of art, design, photography, digital and old fashioned pen/pencil paper.....

Posted on Apr 7, 2014 by margaret campbell Last Activity on Apr 19, 2014

This is an inspirational web resource, where resources can be shared, explored and viewed. In addition it is an interactive computer / art community. I often refer my students to it, and have had many students over the years who have uploaded their work, and we have entered competitions as class groups.
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Logo Design

Posted on Apr 5, 2014 by Ashley Stroud Last Activity on Apr 10, 2014

These are the resources I use in my Graphic Design I class to walk students through logo design from ideas to execution in Adobe Illustrator. We cover 2D, reversal, and 3D logo versions. I will post my collateral lesson that follows the logo design in another resource.
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All Episodes of Bert Monroy's Cable TV Show "Pixel Perfect"

Posted on Apr 3, 2014 by Thomas Benner Last Activity on Apr 10, 2014

Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and digital pad and treats them as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. http://revision3.com/pixelperfect/episodes
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Illustrator @ Adobe Applications for Education: Live

Posted on Mar 26, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Apr 10, 2014

This resource brings to you the recordings and links from the two Adobe Applications for Educators: Live - Illustrator Sessions. Beginning Illustrator Session Recording Advanced Illustrator Session Recording All links for the session can be found in the resource section below and at our Pinterest Board.
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Principles of Visual Perception - Proximity (Omani dagger)

Posted on Mar 22, 2014 by Tarek Bahaa El Deen Last Activity on Apr 23, 2014

At any given moment, vast amounts of visual stimuli enter the eye—far more than we can pay attention to. The brain selects and organizes visual information according to a number of visual perceptual principles.ProximityThe law of proximity states that when an individual perceives an assortment of objects they perceive objects that are close to each other as forming a group. In other words ,When the individual parts of a stimulus pattern are close to each other, we tend to group them together as a meaningful ‘whole’—a single unit.Note : It's pure photographyFall 2013/2014
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Color Calibrating your mobile device

Posted on Mar 18, 2014 by Clint Balsar Last Activity on Mar 18, 2014

If you already calibrate your monitor(s) with an X-Rite product such as the ColorMunki Display, then you may also want to take advantage of the mobile app they have released in partnership with Pantone. It is called ColorTRUE and is said to allow you to calibrate any mobile device for truer color. The app is free, but if you don't already calibrate your monitor(s), then you can get one from X-Rite for about $75.
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Interactive Design: Introduction

Posted on Mar 14, 2014 by Adobe Education Last Activity on Apr 10, 2014

Interactive Design: Foundations of Animation and Interaction Design is a one-semester, project-based curriculum that teaches digital communication skills in the context of the professional animation and interaction design process, using Adobe web tools. Interactive Design develops four key skill areas: Project management and collaboration Design Research and communication Professional interactive media authoring tools  Students develop these key skills in a spiral—each project adds more challenging skills onto the foundation proficiencies.  Interactive Design addresses each of these areas, using a project-based approach. Each project has phases that follow a design and development process, from project planning to evaluation and launch. To simulate a professional work environment, students gradually migrate their design work from an individual process to a group process. Design and technical work by its very nature is iterative, so the projects contain activities tha... Read More
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Creating an Interactive DVD Menu

Posted on Mar 14, 2014 by Tony Bolder Last Activity on Mar 28, 2014

I've always felt that creating assignments for students requires a lot of thought in how the assignment is designed. Students need to become fully engaged with the assignment brief right from the first read. Hence, I now create fully interactive assignment briefs that allow students to continuously engage and update whenever they can. This I think keeps their interest up in the document, and hopefully promotes creativity. This assignment is based on the planning and creation of pre-production documents for an interactive DVD menu. The students have already completed an assignment on the theoretical aspects of digital interactive design. The final assignment will be the actual production of their designed interactive DVD menu.
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Contests for Graphic Arts

Posted on Mar 9, 2014 by Deila Caballero Last Activity on Apr 3, 2014

This website is a great place to find contests that your students can participate in. Submitting work to a festival or contest I think is a great experience for students of all levels. Some of these contests could also be inspiration for a good class project or extra credit assignment. Graphic Competitions
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A short course in Typography

Posted on Mar 4, 2014 by Matthew Miller Last Activity on Apr 21, 2014

A poster I developed for my graphics design classes, summarizing what I felt were the essential elements of typography I wanted easily reference-able.  If you feel there is anything I've missed that's essential, please let me know about it for consideration for inclusion in version 2.
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Marketing Project

Posted on Feb 27, 2014 by Kevin Cagno Last Activity on Feb 27, 2014

The Marketing Project is a project that I give my 11th graders as a review at the beginning of the year. It is a group project used to help them build on their soft skills through using teamwork and time management. The project takes about 6 weeks to complete and ends with a presentation. I give the students the name of a non-profit organization, this year it was Kiva, and they then have to do a marking project that includes, target audience research, logo design, bill board, brochure, website and 30 second commercial. There are due dates every couple of weeks and they are graded on the individual elements and then on the project as a whole. I teach mini-lessons as refreshers throughout the project for the students that require some remediation.
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