Artist Research Project

Mr. Machtay will give students a chance to select artists from his list. The list focuses on the last 100 years and includes many graphic designers, architects, sculptors, and industrial designers — people who have designed the buildings, chairs, and public spaces you see, as well as the designers of the magazine covers, ads and product logos that surround us. You

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Artist Retrospective

Hooray! The SF Museum of Modern Art has decided to have a Retrospective about YOUR ARTIST — the one you’re going to report on for class. Since you’re an expert on that artist, the museum has hired you to work on the marketing materials for the show. A RETROSPECTIVE: an art exhibit showing representative examples of an artist’s lifework. (dictionary.com) You have to

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Van Gogh’s Bullet Points

Edit this down to no more than 5 bullet points, no more than 40 words 2nd period VINCENT VAN GOGH’S EARLY LIFE Born 1853, Netherlands Mother encouraged him to draw Painting developed unique style around 1888 Attended art school in 1880 He quit school at 15 for financial reasons Interested in art at a young age Given a job as

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Van Gogh’s Early Life

When you work on a PowerPoint for a presentation, you should use Bullet Points instead of full sentences. You need to select only the most important pieces of information for your bullet points. In your oral presentation, you should give more details and explanations. The PowerPoint Bullet Points are just points of reference for your audience to be able to follow what

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Rolling Wheel Animation

This will be the class’s first use of MOVIE CLIP SYMBOLS within Animate. Up till now all our symbols have been Graphics. PART ONE: CREATE A MOVIE CLIP SYMBOL Create a new graphic called “wheel.” Make sure you design it so you can see whether it turns. Make sure it’s a Graphic Symbol in your Library. In Menu Bar, go

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Design Principles Animation

You will create an Adobe Animation at least 120 frames long (12FPS) that shows two opposing DESIGN PRINCIPLES, the first design principle transforming into the second one. You can choose: BALANCE/EMPHASIS — Mostly about positioning and layout of elements HARMONY/CONTRAST — Largely about colors: do they blend in harmony or are they contrasting? If you were in a painting class, the instructor

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Face Animation

You will create a Face Animation. Your face will change expressions, look to the left and to the right, appear happy and then angry. Two things to focus on in this assignment: Re-using Graphic Symbols BUT Only One Symbol per Layer Being Expressive (Communicating) with Simple Shapes and Lines STEPS FOR FACE ANIMATION Leave the background layer blank. You will

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Expectations

This week Mr. Machtay will be using a new kind of daily report. There will be one sheet of paper for each team. Indicate what you worked on each day of class: What project; what jobs you did. (I will not accept 4 days of “brainstorming.”) Next Tuesday, February 5th, each team must export some examples of what they’re working

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Name Animation

You can animate your first name or a nickname. Make sure there are at least 6 “Letter Symbols” being animated. If your name is shorter than 6 letters, add some Dingbats (In your CArt1 folder, you have a file called dingbats.psd. Check that file to help select Dingbats.) To begin: Open a new file in Adobe Animate. Change the stage size

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