Class Info

  • Date: Sept 12
  • Meeting Info: P123
  • Topics: How to scan and photograph your work.

To-Do Before Class

  1. Refine and ink your 6 patterns and textures. Refer to the measurements in Project One.
  2. Check the Supply List and come prepared to work on final composition design.
  3. If you didn’t contribute to your Visual Library yet this week, do so! Add at least three images.

Materials needed for THIS CLASS

Items from SUPPLY LIST**

  • Dropbox/Google Drive access.
  • sketch book (9″x12″)
  • Bristol pad (9”x12” 2-ply smooth plate finish)
  • graphite pencils (Venus or similar 6B, 2B, HB, 2H, 4H)
  • pencil sharpener (basic metal)
  • small box/container for your supplies (find or reuse)
  • Pigma Micron inking pens + big brush Set
  • portfolio to protect your work
  • 1 roll drafting or removable tape
  • metal ruler

Scanning your Work

Using the scanners in class or in the computer labs (see the syllabus for locations and hours) you’ll be scanning your work for all of Project One, including:

  • Brainstorm sketches
  • Sketches for patterns and textures
  • Refined 6 patterns and textures
  • Grid composition sketches
  • Final artwork

Scan the work in full color and 300 dpi. Make sure to crop the image.

Photographing your Work

Follow this link for tips on photographing your work. You may use your phone or digital camera. Make sure to take a high resolution image and crop the image.

You may edit your image in Photoshop or another image editing program.

Breakout: Lab

  • Going over your composition sketches, work on your final design, sketching it out and inking the final image.
  • Work on bristol paper, giving it 1″ inch border. Use tracing paper to cover your artwork.
  • Work independently. Feel free to listen to music using headphones!

To-Do After Class

  1. Project 1 is DUE:
    • Review the complete Project 1 Guidelines to make sure you have completed all phases of this project.
    • Take a well-lighted photo your finished inked composition or scan and then protect it with tracing paper for safe keeping.
    • Post ALL of your Project 1 work. Follow the How to Post Your Work guide and include the project-specific details found under Project #1 Deliver. Remember to add the category Student Work > Project 1 Posts.
  2. Comment: Part of your Project grade is leaving well-written comments for your peer-critique partner and at least one other student. Follow the How to Comment and Critique guide for specific guidelines for leaving constructive feedback.
  3. We will look at your completed work during the critique next class.