Wendy Turrentine
Instructor, CTE Digital Media/Adobe Academy Digital & Visual Design

Logo Color Wheel

Project Published 1/31/19 Last updated on 3/2/20

Students created a Logo Color Wheel using personal logos they created in AI. This was part three of a three part project.

Logo Color Wheel

Create a Color Wheel using your logo (Black & White version). See attached.
Copy and paste from your original logo file. Resize, duplicate three times > align vertically and horizontally.
Be sure to group > ungroup > color > group
First row, one original plus the primary colors.
Second row, one original plus secondary colors.
Third row, one original plus your own personal choice of color schemes.

App: AI
Intent: Web
Unit of Measure: Pixels
Size: 1000 px X 1000 px
Be sure to use your guides and alignment tools for this assignment.
Set title and labels for each row, flush left.
Add copyright in lower right corner. (keyboard shortcut > option g > #2018#first initial, last name)

Save as Native .AI file to your Illustrator folder. Also save as a PDF (NO Printer's Marks) to post to GC with Reflection and a JPEG for your SPARK Project.
Three para minimum = C + 10 vocabulary words. (Para = 5-7 complete sentences with punctuation that make a complete thought). What inspired your color schemes for your logo? In your own words describe how your logo represents your personal style. What was the most difficult part of this assignment for you? What is the importance of Primary Colors? How did the use of the alignment panel and guides help you with this assignment? Please run spellcheck before submitting.

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Age Levels
1+ Day
Custom Standards
Principles and Elements of Design
ISTE Standards
Students: Creative Communicator, Students: Innovative Designer, Students: Knowledge Constructor

Prior to this project, students learned of the Principles and Elements of Design. The importance of color. AI interface and tools. For this part of the assignment the focus was on the duplicating elements and the Alignment Panel. Finally the students were creating a SPARK presentation for their final and this was one of the elements that is included. They also explored the various file formats required for print, and web.

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