To Do Before Class:
Project 3: COMPLETE PROJECT 3 CONCEPTUAL PORTRAIT
- PRINT FINAL ART for critique
- SUBMIT FINAL ART and PROCESS BOOK, including color roughs, to DROPBOX
FILE NAMING CONVENTION:
Class 11 –
(Project 3: Conceptual Portrait)
2. Warm Up Drawing
3. Student Critique of Conceptual Portraits – Including Color Studies and Process work.
Prepare to answer these questions during the Critique:
- a. Why did you choose this subject?
- b. How does your illustration represent the spirit/personality of the subject?
- c. What challenges did you face?
4. Introduce Project 4 – SELF DIRECTED PORTFOLIO PIECE
5. Introduce FINAL PROJECT:
** DEC 14 | Week 15 – Illustration Bio, Final Portfolio & Presentation **
11” x 14”- Full Color (can be vertical or horizontal)Art should tell a visual story that reflects your illustration aesthetic. Typography is Optional.ALL media is acceptable.
Subjects can be:
A Person (Historical/Contemporary/Fictional) A NarrativeAn Original Character An Animal A Political or Philosophical statement … OR? YOU TELL ME.
BRIEF: Create a portfolio piece that you would use to woo your dream client!
• Revisit your Week 1 assignment in which you identified who you are as an illustrator and the Art Directors and Companies you’d most like to work with.
• Create an illustration sure to capture their attention!
• Revisit the Week 1 Assignment in which you identified who you are as an illustrator and the Art Directors and Companies you’d most like to work with. Also, look at your Midterm Writing Assignment, where you researched these dream clients.
• Make a list of the KEY WORDS describing the kind of illustration this targeted group buys. (whimsical, children’s, gritty, sci-fi, horror, multicultural, etc.)
• Using those Keywords as a starting point, create a word web to help you come up with at least four original ideas for an art piece that would be attractive to your targeted clients.
• For EACH idea, create at least four thumbnails. (Total of 16 thumbnails minimum)
- CHOOSE 2-3 images out of your 20 thumbnails from which to create TIGHT Sketches.
- THUMBNAILS PRINTED for review alongside your MIDTERM WRITING ASSIGNMENT and your KEYWORDS.
- 2-3 TIGHT Sketches
- FINAL PENCIL DRAWING
- 2-3 COLOR ROUGHS
- FINAL ART (PRINTED and in DROPBOX)
- PROCESS BOOK