Thursday, February 2, 2012

1 Shoe + 4 Sharpies + 995 Pictures

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Alyssa Wells

One Day Without Shoes

Our very own V.J. is planning a great school and community event to raise awareness about the millions of children that go without shoes each day. Support this great event in April, 2012.

Read more here:

Day Without Shoes

I Look & Move

I LOOK & MOVE from Constantine Konovalov on Vimeo.

A mile in my shoes

“Don’t judge a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes”.

- Nelle Harper Lee

“Because the human history is the history of shoes. The history of places where we ever tread and stand.”

- Stebby Julionatan

Developing Empathy (Click Here!)

Project Requirements

1. The whole outside of the shoe must be completely painted.

2. The shoe should have a theme (your choice from the following):
Self Portrait Shoe
"In the Style of" a certain artist (Van Gogh, Matisse, Chagall, etc.)

3. Remember to use the elements and principles:
Color Theory and Psychology

4. Design must be original and have a focal point.

5. Paint base layers first, then paint details.

DUE: March 2nd, 2012

Note: If you do not have shoes that you can use for this project, let me know.
Shoes may be available for cheap at thrift stores. If you have extra shoes at home
that no one is using, please bring them in (with permission from parents/guardians)!

The Artists

The Artists from Giant Creative on Vimeo.

Business Card Design

When Designing your Business Card:

1) What makes this business card unique?

2) Will you use:
Custom Shapes
Color schemes
Different papers/printing surfaces used
Creative elements

3) How is the card designed specifically for the specific business and their target market?

4) Would you be willing to purchase this business' products?

Assignment Requirements:

1. Use your logo from the logo assignment.

2. Include the contact information for your business. This contact information needs to be imaginary, but make it look real. For example:

Jiffy Jane's Shoes
1047 College Ave
Meeker, CO 81641


3. Have at least two of these elements on your business card design:
Textured Background
Design elements that are similar to logo design throughout the design.
A photo or design element that illustrates your business or product (small, with borders that mimic your business card)
Unique shape

4. Keep it simple and clean.

5. Use a color scheme. Go to to create your color scheme and email the link to:

6. Remember to use Craftsmanship and the interesting visual elements to complete the business card.

DUE: February 10th, 2012

Helpful Websites:

Web Designer Depot

Van Delay Design: 11 Business Card Tutorials

Unique Card Designs