ART 213 Computer Graphicsinstructed by Ralph Larmann

T-T 2:45-4 pmHyde 224

Insect Project: Illustrator Review

example by Kimberly McConnell, Fall 2000





Work with the objects and text and their attributes within Adobe Illustrator

Size requirement: image area 9" x 6" plus crop marks. Page perimeter is 10" x 7" which leaves a half inch white border on the finished work.

Elements of the Project:
Using Pantone colors, draw an insect of your choice. Be as accurate in the rendering as possible. Include in the image the scientific name of the insect, and some text which relates to the subject. Layout of the text and image are important attributes of this assignment. remember to employ the principles of design by using rhythms, repetition, and other strategies to make a more interesting work.

The finished work will be printed in color with crop marks identifying the perimeters of the page.

Place the finished artwork in the hand-In folder with the name:
Also print out one copy of the assignment in color.
200 points total- All elements of this project due 5 pm., October 10, 2003.




Under the View menu are a group of pre-set libraries. The Pantone Color Library is arguably the most common color palette used by designers. By choosing this option and CMYK you can better control your design for print purposes.