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Adobe Illustrator Challenges

Typography Challenges:
Create an object from a movie only out of text!

Type Composition
Chose a letter or two and create a dynamic design using only that letter or letters. 
Think about repetition, contrast, alignment, proximity!

Design a Gift Card
Design a card to your favorite store for the holidays. Think about what imagery symbolizes the holiday season as well as what colors and imagery represents that store.

Can you identify the font that goes in the spaces below?
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Can you find the character that doesn't belong?
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Can you spot the font 'Garamond'?
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Can you match the font to the date it was designed?
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Can you match each paint color to its CMYK Value?
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POP QUIZ: Can you name all 10 famous designers?
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Are you creative? Do you eat ice cream? Do you wear clothing? If you've answered yes to any of these questions, have we got the job for you!

We're looking for a new T-shirt design, but sadly we are not designers. So we're asking for your help! Send your design ideas to If your idea is used we'll shower you with J.P. Licks goodies and recognize you on our Facebook page and in a future edition of the Lix Fix.

Test your logo knowledge:

Teach yourself some new tools and tricks in Adobe Illustrator!
Adobe Photoshop Challenges

Human Teeth Challenge
Add human teeth to a shark or another animal!

Rear View Mirror Challenge
The rules of this challenge are thus: Manipulate this image in any way you like that is school appropriate.
Check out some examples here.

For the next challenge:
Dr Evil: "When a problem comes along you must zip it! Zip it good!"
That is your task. Take any image, and zip it good.
See more examples!

Edimobile Challenge
Can you turn a veggetable or any kind of food into an automobile?
For more examples and inspiration click here

Coloring Book Challenge:
Can you color this image in using Photoshop? How would you select certain areas and add color?

Greetings from_______________. Postcard Challenge

Create a postcard from any of the 50 states or any other vacation destination of your choosing using the name of the place and placing different imagery into each letter. What landmarks are will you use?

Magazine Challenge
Create a magazine cover using a photo of yourself on the cover of a magazine of your choice. Make sure to include the appropriate text needed to make it look like a realistic cover. You may have to research and download fonts for this one!