CE29: Width tool
Experiment with using the width tool. The goal is elegance, not awkward. Make at least 10 examples. How could you use the Width Tool in your artwork?
Make a symbol and Use symbol sprayer to adjust options.
Remember your Color Theory Exercise where we made a color wheel in Photoshop. Illustrator allows us to expand on this knowledge with some help using the Color Guides Panel. In it, you have access to many different color harmonies based on the color of your choice.
If you want to explore even more options you can click on the pie shaped wheel at the bottom of this menu which takes you to the EDIT COLORS menu. In this menu you can adjust and save your own color combinations based on color theories you have learned. (analogous, complimentary, triadic, etc.)
Draw and experiment with Isometric drawing. Remember to turn on Smart Guides and Preferences set to Construction Guides with 30 degrees.
Experiment using Color Guides Panel. Choose a fill color you like and scroll through color harmonies you prefer. Pick and fill other colors in harmony.
Make screenshots of Color guide choices. Screenshot is CMD+SHIFT+4. Draw a box around what you want to capture.
Using Smart Guides set to 30 degree angles. (located in Illustrator – Preferences-Smart Guides) Turn on Construction Guides
Make sure under View menu that Smart Guides are checked.
Isometric view is one way to get a rudimentary view of objects in 3 dimensions. Build some blocks in 3D and color them appropriately with one light source. Pick one color, then use COLOR PANEL to Adjust the K (black).
Construct 3 different sized blocks and color them appropriately with one light source.