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CJ389 ~ Creative Concepts ~ Fall 2021

Welcome to Week 2

Information and Introduction

August 30 to September 6, 2021

Please watch the above video in its entirety! Thank you!

Image Info

Assignment - Downloading Images

(Like a Professional Graphic Designer - part 1)

Please highlight the images you download for this exercise in your image file folder screenshot for this week! Thank you!

Assignment - Evaluating (Downloaded) Images

These images will be submitted in your image file folder screenshot for this week

Please follow the video instructions closely! They provide a path to success. Thank you.

Assignment - Sizing (Downloaded) Images

These video instructions tell us what to turn in. Please watch this entire video!

Assignment - Content Aware for Creating Fill Effects

These images will be submitted in your image file folder screenshot for this week
Completed assignment example by Chris Schiotis
Completed assignment example by Chris Schiotis
Completed assignment example with color adjustment by Chris Schiotis
Completed assignment example with color adjustment by Chris Schiotis

Video Instructions - Content Aware

Project Intro and Info

Watching the videos before starting the project will probably be the most productive path to take here. Doing so will enable you to move forward more decisively.

Isolating motifs

...and creating structure

This video demonstrates one possible solution with regard to how we structure the motif[s] on the art borad area. We have seen in other videos some of those possibilities.

Creating the Content Aware Fill

This is where we make the magic...

In this step we add the fill in the negative areas.

Stepping out the design

Making it tile

In this step we will execute a process called 'stepping it out'. We are going to copy and flip the design just as we did with the Painting with Light exercise..

Changing and Reducing Colors

Please Watch!

In this step we reduce and change the colors. While this step is NOT required, I would love to see you give it a try!.

Re-Coloring the Design

We are taking the last step a little further here. This is where we do a pro re-color job. This also is not a required step, but your efforts will earn extra points. Creating a pattern is required.

Making it repeat!

In this video, we learn how to define the design as a pattern and then use it!

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