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 in that artist, the museum has hired you to work on the marketing materials for the show. You have to give the museum three different poster designs for your artist’s retrospective.

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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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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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“I Am…” Poem

You can either do this project in Flash (12 fps, minimum of 300 frames) or in Photoshop (5 Photoshop JPGs 600px ht x 800px w). Complete this poem: I am (fill in blank) People think I am (fill in blank) When I was younger I was (fill in blank) Someday I will (fill in blank) I believe (fill in blank)

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Design Principles Animation

You will create a Flash 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? UNITY/VARIETY — About objects: Are they all same/similar or

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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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Rolling Wheel/Movie Clip Symbol

This will be the class’s first use of MOVIE CLIP SYMBOLS in Adobe Animate. Up till now all our symbols have been Graphics. First, right-click on the background of the Stage and go to Document. You will see the properties for the movie. Change FPS (frames per second) to 12 fps, change background to blue. PART ONE: CREATE A MOVIE

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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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Falling Leaves Animation

You now understand the basic steps in creating a Flash animation: Create a graphic image/shape. Group it and Save as Symbol in the Library Place Keyframes on the Timeline Insert a Motion Tween/Classic Tween so Animate will create an animation between Keyframes An Instance = Keyframe + Symbol — you can use Transform or Properties on an individual Instance You can re-use

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Beginning Adobe Animate

We are beginning animations with Adobe Animate CC. Students will watch online Flash/Animate animations and receive hand-outs of Flash User Interface and Toolbar. On the back of hand-out please write the following Vocabulary Words: Vector vs. Raster Timeline Stage Library Toolbar Properties Palette Symbol Keyframe Motion Tween Shape Tween Loop Instance AT THE END OF THIS LESSON YOU SHOULD UNDERSTAND:

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