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  1. page Designing in 3d edited Product Design and 3d Printing 3d Prototyping: Invention & Innovation As long as you have…

    Product Design and 3d Printing3d Prototyping: Invention & Innovation
    As long as you have an idea, go for it. Do not try to do this if you do not have an idea. You’ll either get stuck half-way, trying to come up with something or come up with something lame just to keep going. If you have no ideas, go do Visual Design.
    This is an Independent study! I expect that you will:
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Wednesday, September 13

  1. page Designing in 3d edited ... How to Make Your Own Product Line How to Invent a Product The invention / innovation proce…
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    How to Make Your Own Product Line
    How to Invent a Product
    The invention / innovation process
    Examples of student Inventions
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  2. page Fashion Design edited ... Learning the Basics & the tools of Design Drawing Fashion in Illustrator. {myclothes2.p…
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    Learning the Basics & the tools of Design
    Drawing Fashion in Illustrator.
    {myclothes2.png} Outfits by Gwen
    Review the Illustrator Lessons.
    Intro to Illustrator (Follow Along and do what I do!)
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    Simple Shape Math
    Download an Illustrator Template to get you started
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    apps email.) {myclothes2.png} Outfits by Gwen
    Getting started with your template. You will need to have mastered the Pen Tool (see above)...
    Mackenzie M. Tells you how to apply patterns.
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    What goes on your web page other than your clothing designs???
    Describing Your Brand
    {labels.JPG}
    Your brand relies heavily on what niche you have chosen to operate in (Audience, Tagline and Philosophy). In other words, you have to define the niche in order to know what customers to target for brand building.
    "About Us" / describing your Brand.
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    Need to add some logo and typography tutorials here...
    Go learn about color.
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  4. page Fashion Design edited ... EMMA LegendaryLove Brand Statement Finding your Niche Audience, Tagline and Philosophy Y…
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    EMMA
    LegendaryLove
    Brand Statement
    Finding your Niche
    Audience, Tagline and Philosophy
    Your brand relies heavily on what niche you have chosen to operate in. in other words, you have to define the niche in order to know what customers to target for brand building.
    Open your Portfolio, Then, go to the Pages tab and add a blog. Call it "Blog" (don't forget to change your comment settings).
    Google Apps Link
    Enter your blog and click "New Post". Call it "Brand development part 1". In your post you should:
    answer the following questions (in paragraph form... don't repeat the question):
    What types of clothing do you offer? Define the qualities your products (adjectives).
    What are the core values of your design philosophy?
    What age / gender / social group does your clothing target?
    What is the tagline of your company? What message does your tagline send to your prospects?
    Post your blog to MyBigCampus or Edmodo.
    Sample 1
    Sample 2
    Go learn about Typography. Read and watch everything here. THIS IS ESSENTIAL TO GOOD DESIGN!
    Go do these lessons in Illustrator now:
    **NEW** Intro to Ai (no more welcome screen)
    Type (intro)
    Shapes & Paths
    Simple Shape Math
    Go check out "50 Simplistic, Minimal and Inspirational Fashion Labels"
    Optional: Need Inspiration?
    Sign into Polyvore. Develop 3 or 4 sets that showcase the types of fashions / garments you would try to create. (What is your niche?)
    Create a Collection called "My design niche". You can publish this collection and put it on your blog.
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    DON'T GET BOGGED DOWN IN POLYVORE... THIS IS INSPIRATION NOT YOUR PROJECT!
    Your Label
    Return to your Blog. Click "New Post". Call it "Brand development part 2". In your post you should:
    answer the following questions:
    Using the information from the previous blog post, create a personality or character for your company that represents your
    clothing. What is the character like? What qualities stand out? Is the personality of your clothing energetic, sophisticated, defiant, elegant, grungy, etc.?
    Create a profile of your brand. Describe the personality or character with words just as if you were writing a biography or personal ad. Be creative.
    Develop a brand label or logo, using these resources. Add it to your post.
    Remember, don't get bogged down in drawing. Sometimes great type is all you need. (eg Herbert Smith Designs).
    Samples:
    Sample 1
    Add your Logo to your portfolio header
    Cycle 4 & 5

    Learning the Basics & the tools of Design
    Drawing Fashion in Illustrator.
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    A Beginner’s Guide to Drawing a Basic Outfit on a Character in Photoshop
    How to Create a Stylized Shoes and Clutch Fashion Illustration in Illustrator
    Designing Graphic tees etc. in Photoshop:
    Huge Collection of T-Shirt Design Mockup Templates

    Export it and post it to your Blog (& Edmodo for feedback).
    Get some feedback
    Now Create an entire line.
    Making Your Portfolio / Fashion Website
    What goes on your web page other than your clothing designs???
    Describing Your Brand
    Your brand relies heavily on what niche you have chosen to operate in (Audience, Tagline and Philosophy). In other words, you have to define the niche in order to know what customers to target for brand building.
    "About Us" / describing your Brand.
    Consider the following questions while describing your brand. This will help you write a paragraph that's interesting and informative.
    What types of clothing do you offer? Define the qualities your products (adjectives).
    What are the core values of your design philosophy?
    What age / gender / social group does your clothing target?
    What is the tagline of your company? What message does your tagline send to your prospects?
    Further ideas that might help you flesh this out include:
    Creating a personality or character for your company that represents your clothing. What is the character like? What qualities stand out? Is the personality of your clothing energetic, sophisticated, defiant, elegant, grungy, etc.?
    Create a profile of your brand. Describe the personality or character with words just as if you were writing a biography or personal ad. Be creative.
    Brand Identity - What does your Brand look like???
    Go check out "50 Simplistic, Minimal and Inspirational Fashion Labels"
    Go learn about Typography. Read and watch everything here. THIS IS ESSENTIAL TO GOOD DESIGN!
    Go do these lessons in Illustrator now:
    Need to add some logo and typography tutorials here...
    Go learn about color.

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  5. page Photography and digital photo editing edited ... http://digital-photography-school.com/rule-of-thirds/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpEuYp4…
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    http://digital-photography-school.com/rule-of-thirds/
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpEuYp4_iSg
    Miscellaneous
    5 tips to INSTANTLY up your PHOTO GAME
    Stop taking the same boring photos! Shooting & thinking differently.

    Post Processing
    Basics:
    Edit your first photo in Photoshop
    Edit your first photos in Lightroom

    Adobe Lightroom {http://photos.appleinsidercdn.com/gallery/12603-6641-150421-LightroomCC-l.jpg} Adobe Lightroom
    Getting Started with Lightroom CC
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  6. page Graphic Design Project edited ... Seriously. Master this. "Learning" Graphic Design {canva-logo.png} Sign up for Ca…
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    Seriously.
    Master this.
    "Learning" Graphic Design {canva-logo.png} Sign up for Canva
    A little primer on technique and theory from Visual Design Basics.
    Getting Started
    Less is More
    Fonts
    Choosing the right font
    Font pairing
    Tips for Titles
    Layout
    The Art of Alignment
    Working with White Space
    Harnessing Hierarchy

    Stuff to help you
    Ideas for clients / projects
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    InDesign
    Create a Postcard in InDesign
    My old Illustrator CS4 help
    My old Photoshop CS4 help

    Always do this stuff and you can't go wrong
    ...well almost.
    Use copyright-friendly graphics:
    Creative Commons Search (the big one - be careful of what the license says!!)
    Unsplash is made up of a collective of photographers who were sick of “traditional” stock imagery, so they decided to offer their own high-resolution images for free. All photos on the site can be copied, modified and distributed (including for commercial purposes) under CC0, without you having to ask permission or provide attribution.
    Negative Space is another contemporary hi-res photo site that releases all of their images into the public domain. You can filter by category, color and (most interestingly) by copy space—ideal for when you need an image for web design!
    MorgueFile
    Pics4Learning
    Public Domain Vectors has a massive collection of public domain vectors that are available to download in SVG, AI and EPS formats. All images are licensed under CC0.
    FreeVectors.net
    Look at what I have in the W drive.

    Use one or two of these techniques:
    Supersize it
    Extreme Photo Cropping
    Snagging some free Photos
    Using a good typeface.

    Raster vs. Vector
    Getting Started
    Less is More
    Fonts
    Choosing the right font
    Font pairing
    Tips for Titles
    Layout
    The Art of Alignment
    Working with White Space
    Harnessing Hierarchy

    Lost??? Try this from last year:
    Walkthrough
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    Design Something - Full Page Ad. or Magazine Cover
    ...or both
    Review this video on getting graphics.
    Go try your luck at The full page ad.
    Alternately, you could try the Magazine Cover.
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    Chances are, you've probably already made a Weebly or Blogger. Now that you're more design-oriented, you may be re-thinking your decision. There are also several other tools you can use.
    Choose a tool. Lets look at some the school does not block.
    Weebly (maybe you want this instead of your blogger. It's also in your Google apps)
    Wix (Similar to weebly, but you have to sign up).
    Wordpress.com (Most features, most awesome, hardest to learn)
    Yola
    OR STICK WITH BLOGGER!
    Now customize it.
    Add your Logo
    Add custom graphics
    Choose an awesome font scheme.

    Design Something - Infographics
    Learn some stuff about design & Infographics
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    8:50 am
  7. page Graphic Design Project edited ... Logo in Illustrator InDesign Create a Postcard in InDesign My old Illustrator CS4 help M…
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    Logo in Illustrator
    InDesign
    Create a Postcard in InDesign
    My old Illustrator CS4 help
    My old Photoshop CS4 help
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    8:44 am

Tuesday, September 12

  1. page Graphic Design Project edited ... Apps!!! Photoshop Beginning Graphic Design in Photoshop Illustrator Logo in Illustrator…
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    Apps!!!
    Photoshop
    Beginning Graphic Design in Photoshop
    Illustrator
    Logo in Illustrator
    InDesign
    My old Illustrator CS4 help
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    8:07 am

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