ART125: Introduction to Graphic Design

Due Tuesday, September 26

Class Documents

Choose 2 more David Sedaris stories to be the subject of your 2nd & 3rd books. Read them several times and begin the Research & Understanding phase of the Design Process.

Take notes, create an image reference library, and extensive mind map.

August

September

October

November

December

Sunday

1
2

Monday

Tuesday

22

Introductions:
Review Syllabus, Supply List, Project Sheet and Rubric

Lecture: An Intro to Graphic Design

29

Small Group Review: Flag Sketches

Wednesday

Thursday

24

Studio: Research & Understanding

31

Demo: Printing & Mounting

Studio: Digital Flag Design & Production

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

2
3
4
5
6

Monday

Tuesday

5

Due: Flag Designs

Project 2: Book Trilogy

 

12

Lecture: Sketching & Thinking

19

Small Group Review:
Sketches: 1st Book Jacket

26

Studio: Sketching: 2nd & 3rd Book Jackets

Wednesday

Thursday

7

Lecture: Research & Understanding

Studio: Researching, Understanding, & Mind Mapping

14

Lecture: Good Ideas

Studio: Sketching: 1st Book Jacket

21

Studio: Research & Understanding: 2nd & 3rd Book Jackets

28

Studio: Sketching: 2nd & 3rd Book Jackets

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

7
8
9
10
11

Monday

Tuesday

3

Lecture: Connecting the Trilogy

10

Midterm Critique:
3 Book Jacket Trilogies

17

Individual Review:
Aesthetic Exploration

24

Individual Review:
Aesthetic Exploration

31

Individual Review:
Aesthetic Exploration

Wednesday

Thursday

5

Studio: Connecting the Trilogy

12

Demo: Various illustration techniques & art supplies

19

Studio: Aesthetic Exploration

26

Studio: Aesthetic Exploration

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

11
12
13
14
15

Monday

Tuesday

7

Critique: 1 Book Jacket; 3 Aesthetics

14

Individual Review:
Book Jacket Trilogy

21

Group Project:
US Postal Stamp

28

Group Project:
US Postal Stamp

Wednesday

Thursday

2

Studio: Aesthetic Exploration

9

Lecture: The Role and History of Typography

Due: 3 Found Type Book concepts

16

Studio: Book Jacket Trilogy

23

No Class: Thanksgiving Day

30

Group Project:
US Postal Stamp

Demo: Photographing your Book Jackets

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

15
16

10

Final Project Due: Turn in your projects according to the specifications from the project sheet.

Monday

Tuesday

5

Group Project:
US Postal Stamp

Photo Studio:
Book Jacket Trilogy Shoot

Wednesday

Thursday

7

Group Project:
US Postal Stamp

Photo Studio:
Book Jacket Trilogy Shoot

Friday

Saturday

ART125: Timeline

3: postal stamps

1: flag design

2: book trilogy

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

| Concept: Book 1

| Concept: Books 2 & 3

| Execution: Book 1

| Execution: Book 2 & 3

| Shoot

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