Austin Calkins – DMA212 – Project 4 – Final

For this project, I decided to just create the map of my hometown, Cheektowaga. I went for a blue and orange/red color scheme for the map, as they are complementary and some of my favorite colors. Even though Cheektowaga does not have too many exciting places, I made sure to mark the highlights of the …

Austin Calkins – DMA212 – Project 3 – Final

This is my product package. When I think of milk, creamer and dairy products, I usually think of more pastel colors. For the background pattern, I made a combination of more pastel colors that reminded me of these product colors. The cream color, the blue colors and the orange color were appropriate for this. I …

Austin Calkins – DMA212 – Lab 5

I learned how to use the pen tool in Adobe Illustrator to make corners and curves. We made different lines and shapes using the pen tool. Before doing the exercises, I found the pen tool challenging. While the follow-along helped me learn how the pen tool works, I still find the tool confusing and had …

Austin Calkins DMA212 – Lab1

In this lab, I learned how different forms of acquiring images affects the quality of the image. The images that were taken with the high-end camera were brighter, sharper and higher quality. The scanned images retained the full size of the scan even though the objects or images weren’t the full size of the scanner. …