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Week 1 objectives
Use Adobe Illustrator's pen tool to create straight and curved vector paths

Week 1 vocabulary objectives- Students will learn to define and understand the following terms:

Bitmap Vector graphic Pen tool Path
Artboard Stroke Fill Anchor point
Handle      

Monday & Tuesday- Now that you have a pretty good grip on making straight lines, we need to learn how to make curved ones. I showed you that briefly last time, but today, I want to show you how to make specific curves that go the direction you want them to go. There are two specific lessons I want you to do today. We'll warm up with lesson three will remind you how to make straight lines. Lesson four will get you started on creating a few curves. The two things I want everyone to try out for today's grade are lessons five and seven.

Wednesday & Thursday- As you arrive in class, I want to have everyone try this maze as a warm up activity. Once we get that down, I will show you some tricks to get lessons eight and nine down for a project grade. If you finish early, you may wish to tackle lessons ten and eleven

Friday- Let's round out the week by trying to draw this city from scratch, using your knowledge of the pen tool and the different tricks you've learned in Illustrator. Before you leave today, I also want you to answer a few quick questions about what we know so far in Illustrator.

teks: 6ae, 8ab

Week 2 objectives
Use Adobe Illustrator's pen tool to create original art
Create four text effects using Illustrator
Make a poster incorporating the pen tool and a series of text effects using Illustrator

Week 2 vocabulary objectives- Students will learn to define and understand the following terms:

Bitmap Vector graphic Pen tool Path
Artboard Stroke Fill Anchor point
Handle Envelope distort Mask Blend tool

Monday & Tuesday- Last week, we began drawing this city based on the instructions in this lesson. If you finish that early, please take this opportunity to review for your Adobe Certified Associate exam using GMetrix. Remember, you are welcome and encouraged to study on your own time if you are interested in the certification. In the last thirty minutes of class, I want to use Illustrator to make two different text effects. Please stick with me so I can show you how to make text along a path and text constrained to a shape.

Wednesday & Thursday- For a warm up today, let's all make text with a masked effect that uses a photo. After that, I want to show you how to make 3D text. When we have that all figured out, let's start on a creative project. I want you to make a poster promoting a holiday event. We'll discuss in class what kind of holiday events you can use for this assignment, but start thinking about things like New Years celebrations, Thanksgiving volunteer opportunities, charity toy drives and tree lighting ceremonies. When you come up with the perfect holiday event for your poster, tell me all about it here. After that, you can start to create the poster.

Friday- Please work on your poster in class today. Your work will be graded against this rubric:

Points Requirement
10 The poster clearly defines event's purpose
10 Colors in the poster work harmoniously to advertise the event
10 The target audience (adults, kids, families) is clear from the content of the poster
10 The time, location and price are clearly stated on the poster
20 At least one of the four text effects is used in the poster
20 The poster contains at least one item created with the pen tool
10 The poster contains graphics to help entice people to attend the event
10 The poster is saved as an AI file, but also as a SVG (scalable vector graphic)

teks: 6ae, 8ab