Lesson 7 Logo Design - Tracing a your sketch in illustrator

Lesson Plan Published 9/1/18 Last updated on 9/1/18

Learning goals:

Students are presented with sketches from other designers so they can learn about the concept development of designing a logo.

Key Elements

The process of developing a concept - Ask if they can see the elements of design: Line, Form, Shape

Critical thinking and establishing design criteria - Hands on Activity (critical thinking) Students are on the tables

The six thinking hats

Each student receives a hat and critiques the logo according to their hat

Learn the type tool and outlines

Graphical processes

Create a negative and positive space

Un-group shapes

  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

  • Illustrator

    Create beautiful vector art and illustrations.

Age Levels
Content Standards
Australian Curriculum
Creativity and Innovation, Technology Operations and Concepts

I first introduced the students with some anime and how they could re-create their favorite character by using illustrator. I showed them some examples of the previous student work.

Tracing in illustrator is a quick way to get students excited about their work being digitilized and ready to print.

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James Rafferty

Posted on 5/8/19 4:45:46 AM Permalink

Such a great feature, thanks for highlighting it

Dr. Tarek Bahaa El Deen

Posted on 9/19/18 10:19:07 AM Permalink

Hi canthia

Nice resource

Thank you for sharing​