Class Info

  • Date: March 28, 2024
  • Meeting Info: In-person on campus – P122


Pathfinder Tools and Flat Design Potted Plants

Today, we will discuss a Flat Design and using the Shape Builder Tool to add shadow and dimension to the design.


What you can expect to learn

  • Techniques for using the Shape Builder tool.
    • Comparing Shape Builder to the Pathfinder Tool


Each week we will review homework assignments from the previous class. Students will participate in reviewing material and offering suggestions for improvement for their cohort. This week students display their Midterm Lo Poly Assignment.

Lab 09

Lab assignments are done during class time.

  1. Using Pathfinder Tools.
  2. Create Flat Design Flower Pots
  3. Create Four Donuts

Create four donuts with frosting and sprinkles. Use the Shape Builder Tool to remove or add items you need.


Each week you will need to respond to two questions posted. This is a requirement for the participation part of your grade.

Homework Due Next Class: 

All work should be submitted by 5:00 p.m. the Wednesday before class.

Each file should be saved according to the following naming convention. i.e., (Illustrator).

  • Create four of your own unique Icons in a theme in the Flat Design Flower Pots technique.

Vocabulary and Resources

Shear, Shape Builder Tool, Pathfinder, Inner Glow in a new tab)