# Unit Overview: Vector Drawing

## Lessons:

6 lessons

### The drawing tools

In this lesson, we will be introduced to vector drawings and learn that they are made up of simple shapes and lines. We will then use the main drawing tools within a software package. Lastly, we will discuss how vector drawings differ from paper-based drawings.

• 1 Quiz
• 15m Video
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### Create a vector drawing

In this lesson, we will identify the shapes that are used to make vector drawings. We will be able to explain that each element of a vector drawing is called an 'object'. Then we will create their own vector drawing and duplicate objects to save time.

• 1 Quiz
• 14m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
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### Being effective

In this lesson, we will increase the complexity of our vector drawings, using the zoom tool to add detail to our work. We will then learn how grids and resize handles can improve the consistency of our drawings. Lastly, we will use tools to modify objects and create different effects.

• 1 Quiz
• 27m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
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### Layers and objects

In this lesson, we will gain an understanding of layers and how they are used in vector drawings. We will learn that each object is built on a new layer and that these layers can be moved forward and backward to create effective vector drawings.

• 1 Quiz
• 17m Video
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### Manipulating objects

In this lesson, we will be taught how to duplicate multiple objects. We will learn how to group objects to make them easier to work with, how to copy and paste these images, and how to make simple alterations.

• 2 Quizzes
• 14m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

### Get designing

In this lesson, we will understand how digital images can be made from shapes or pixels. We will suggest and implement improvements to vector drawings and complete the unit by creating our own labels for the classroom using the skills we have learned.

• 2 Quizzes
• 15m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript