Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Theme Illustration

Select one of the themes listed below and develop an illustration.

1. Urban Space Cowboy

2. Isolation

3. Medical Mechanic

4. Fake

5. Aliens Eating Zombies

5. Hair

6. Famous 70s disco song

In addition to illustrating the theme, the picture needs to include at least one human element and one inorganic element.
Value and Composition:
Using the major elements of the illustration, create and establish a solid value pattern consisting of a light, medium and dark value.
The value pattern should represent a simplified arrangement of the illustration with the goal to organize the elements of the picture, and the value pattern should establish a foreground, middle-ground and background of the picture. In addition, the value pattern should help guide the viewer through the picture and to the focal point.
Links regarding value structure:

Required to art direct (design) and shoot at least one of your own reference photos- (no flash)

Manage the project and your time

Find ways to use color and shape as visual devices to help support the point of the illustration

Size: no smaller than 15 x 20 inches
Color: a must
Medium oils

What's Due:
Ten (solid) thumbs- 10/20 due at 9:00 am for a grade
Half size rough, establish value pattern-10/22 for a grade
Finished Comp. plus photo(s) -10/27 due for a grade at the beginning of class
Paint day: 10/29
Paint day: 11/3
Final: 11/5 due at the end of class

Monday, September 29, 2014

Screen Printer Graphic Artist position

Job Order ID : NY1106871 # of Positions : 1 Minimum Education Level : Associate’s Degree Experience Required : 3+ years License Required: Graphic Arts Salary : $10.00 - $13.00 hourly Duration : Full Time Regular Shift : First Shift (Day) Hours per week: Not Specified Job Description Screen Printer Graphic Artist: Does computer digital art manipulation in support on an industrial screen printing. Operates Print designs on various metal parts with screen printing devices by performing the following duties:
  • Prints out acetates, exposes negatives to films using an arc light
  • Develops screens and blocks out non-essential areas using block out fluid
  • Sets up screen printing frames
  • Positions objects against the guides on the setup board or holding fixture of screening device and lowers screen
  • Mixes inks according to standard
  • Pours inks into screen frame or dips squeegee in ink and draws squeegee across screen to transfer design to object
  • Cleans screen with solvent at end of run and when using different colors
  • Examines printed object for defects

    Major Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to define problems at early stages
  • Ability to effectively respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception

    Major Skills -

  • Especially needed in the following Desktop Publishing Programs.
  • Corel.
  • Adobe Illustrator & CAD.

    Employer will conduct a drug screening Company Information Name : C H Thompson Co Inc Application Information Email : Wyatt Buchanan Apply direct or by mail : Attn: Wyatt Buchanan 85 Eldredge Street PO Box 333 Binghamton, NY 13902 US By Phone : Call Wyatt Buchanan at 6077241094

  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Moose, Mouse and Chips (update 9/22)

    Sept. 22- Finalize idea and begin Comprehensive (generate photo reference)
    Sept. 24- Finalize idea and begin Comprehensive (generate photo reference)
    Sept. 29-Comprehensive due at the end of class (must be approved before moving to final)
    Begin transfer to illustration board
    Oct. 1-Paint day- complete transfer in needed
    Oct. 6-Paint day
    Oct. 8-Paint day-(Project due at the end of class)

    15 x 20

    oils on Strathmore illustration board

    Monday, September 8, 2014

    Sketchbook assignments

    Nine things to illustrate

    These are your weekly sketchbook assignments due at the beginning of each class on Monday.

    Objectives: be creative, challenge yourself, demonstrate an ability to draw and make drawings that advance your academic level
    ( will be graded)

    1. Object in public place (from life) Due: Monday, September 15

    2. Portrait of Tom Cruise as a cowboy

    3. Organic subject

    4. Inorganic subject

    5. Something moving

    6. Anthropomorphic portrait

    7. Distill an article or passage from a book into a primary and secondary visual concept

    8. Illustrate opposites

    9. Wild-card

    Creative process

    print it and paste it

    Thursday, April 3, 2014

    Reviews illustration

    Create an illustration for the Rolling Stone Reviews page-

    Research Reviews pages
    Select a musician or band to illustrate (past or present)
    Use the creative process, each stage needs to be approved before you advance
    Manage your time

    Note the unusual print size: 5 x 8 inches, requires consideration for an unusual composition

    Medium: oils plus one. (In addition to oils, you can include a second medium)
    Illustration size: 10 x 16

    Thumbs-April 10
    Comp.-April 22
    Final April 29

    Monday, March 31, 2014