Tech III
  • Welcome Back
  • Starting the quarter
  • Review the thrilling end of Winter quarter.
  • The projects and resources.
  • Lynda.com resources for tech.
    • Print Production Essentials: Choosing Paper
    • Design a Magazine Layout-Nigel French

World view: How does a Macedonian kid make a living off the internet?

 Process III
  • Resume research and content due. Minimum of ten resume examples.

  • Place research on server for review, and hand in b/w printed "content" for resume.

  • Hand out Specialty Promotions Project
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  • Mohawk paper Maker's booklets
  • Maker video
  • Review Specialty Promotions project technology.
  • Develop a strategy for paragraph styles.
  • Here is an example of registration, rich blacks, and overprint and knockouts.
  • A quick tutorial on trapping.
 Process III 

Resume Thumbnails Due

and Step 1:
Research Due for Specialty Promotions Project


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Step 2: Thumbnails Ver. 1.0 Due for Specialty Promotions Project

Tech III
  • Look at Lawton's folding template
  • Non-ink separations: folding dies, die cuts, embossing, varnishes,foil stamps. Oddly shaped panels with AI and INDD.
  • Digital printing considerations:
    • Halftone LPI and image resolutions
    • CMYK, and spot and white options.
    • Coverage in large areas, tints, etc.
    • Registration? Reversing out of tint builds.
  • Images, stock sources and licensing practice.
  • Cite your sources for extra facts.
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LAWTON : RESEARCH DUE

Step 1:
Research "MODERNISM".
Provide a minimum of 100 images for the following :

• Color

• Typography

• Photography: Images / Techniques

• Illustration: Images / Techniques

• Industry Examples

Review the work at : http://www.helveticka.com

Place research onto the server, use sub-folders.

Tech III
  • Check digital strategy for resume - Work Day
  • Palettes, PMS spot colors and the Color Guide
  • The Pantone system
  • Create a triple outline word.
  • Vector graphics clean up and trapping. Video tutorials in pickup or Youtube.
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Due at the end of class...

Resume Roughs Due (QTY: 3 )

-Place 3 Color PDFs on server

and

- hand in a printed version (Black / White) for markup.


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LAWTON : THUMBNAILS DUE
Step 2: Thumbnails Due

• Use a strong grid structure

• Take into consideration "reveals"

• Use imagery from: The Noun Project or the Ultimate Symbol Collection (ie: Disciplines: Clip Art Folder)

• Use circles, squares and/or triangles

• Use a "modernist" approach

• Answer the question:

How does the piece sell Lawton Printing?

How does the piece sell the usage of"variable data"?

How does it "educate" someone who knows nothing about variable data?

 

 



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Work on Lawton project.
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LAWTON PROJECT
Step 3: Mood Boards


Assemble a mood board to measure the client and art director's response to visual styles.
Include the following...

  • images / techniques

  • color palette

  • typography choices

  • industry examples

Generate a mood board using gomoodboard.

Create a simple HTML document with links to your mood board and place on the server for review.

IN CLASS:
Working on ROUGH DESIGNS.



Tech III

Friday!

EWU VCD Portfolio Showcase at Propaganda Creative

FREE EVENT TICKETS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY Visit Eventbrite for a ticket

  • Work on Lawton.
 Process III 

 

Final PRINTED IN COLOR Resume due at the START of class...

This resume should illustrate the following:


• Typographic excellence


• Typographic formatting


• Creative usage of type


• Attention to detail


• Visual heirarchy


• Underlying grid structure


• Creative usage of paper


• Show potential as an entry-level graphic designer


IN CLASS:
Working on ROUGH DESIGNS.

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Step 4: Roughs Due for LAWTON project (Qty: 3)

• Print out in color • Size down to fit an 11"x17"

 




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Step 5: Digital Strategy

  • Work in class.
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Step 6 Final Design for LAWTON Project.

• Print out in color

• Size down to fit an 11"x17"

• Provide PDF on server

 



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  • Final file prep for Lawton.
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  • Step 7 Final Design Revisions for LAWTON project.

    UPLOAD LAWTON PROJECT TO WEBSITE

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Process III

Pick back up on the SPECIALTY PROMOTIONS PROJECT

Thumbnails: Ver. 2.0 due

 




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Step 3: Mood Boards

Assemble a mood board to measure the client and art director's response to visual styles.
Include the following...

  • images / techniques
  • color palette
  • typography choices
  • industry examples

Generate a mood board using gomoodboard.

Create a simple HTML document with links to your mood board and place on the server for review.

 




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  • TBD

 Process III
  • Greg will be in Seattle with the Graphic Design Club.

    No Class.
Sun 5/7
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Step 4: SPECIALTY PROMOTIONS PROJECT
Roughs Due : Qty 3



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  • Step 5:SPECIALTY PROMOTIONS PROJECT : Digital Strategy Sign off
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  • Work on Specialty Promotions Project

 

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  • In-class demonstration of an advanced trapping technique with Illustrator; as seen in this video.
  Process III 
  • Step 6:SPECIALTY PROMOTIONS PROJECT : Final Design Due

  • Hand out (Print) Editorial Project

  • SPEAKER

    Jeffrey Conger
    2017 Presidential Faculty Fellow

    Professor of Graphic Design
    Montana State University


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  • Step 7: SPECIALTY PROMOTIONS DESIGN
    Final Design Revisions Due


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  • STEP 8: SPECIALTY PROMOTIONS DESIGN
    Final Files Due on Server

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  • TBD
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  • Work Day
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  • Step 1: Editorial Design Research Due

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    Step 2: Editorial Design Thumbnails Due

     

     

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    • TBD
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    • Step 3: Editorial Design Mood Boards Due

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    • TBD
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    • Step 4: Editorial Roughs Due : Qty 3

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    Process III  

    Memorial Day
    No classes.

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    • Step 5: Editorial Design Digital Strategy
     Process
  • Work on Editorial Design
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    • TBD
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    • GRAPHIC DESIGN CLUB:
      Agency Tours
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  • Step 6: Final Editorial Design Due


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    • TBD
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    • Step 7: Final Editorial Design Revisions Due

      Self Assess




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    • Last Tech Day

      Step 8 Editorial Design:
      Files Due on the server.
    • Final Files-info, help, etc.

    • SHOW & TELL @ 9:30am RM202:
      Second Year Students will have Online Portfolios, Tablet and Portfolios available for review.
     Process III

    NO CLASS

    GRAD SHOW:
    REQUIRED ATTENDANCE!

    Show up any time between 5 - 8pm
    There will be an attendance sheet.

    TERRAIN
    304 W Pacific Ave, Spokane, WA 99201

    Make sure you sign in...

     Process III
    CLASS WILL NOT BE HELD
    DEAD DAY

    Study day, no classes

    Faculty will be interviewing students for the class of 2018.
    E-mail faculty to arrange a meeting if you need help.

    Doug will be available in the mornings all week, and portions of the afternoons.

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    FINAL EXAMS

    Faculty will be interviewing students for the class of 2018. E-mail faculty to arrange a meeting if you need help.

     

    FINAL EXAMS

    Faculty will be interviewing students for the class of 2018. E-mail faculty to arrange a meeting if you need help.

     Process III

    FINAL EXAMS

    LAST DAY OF SPRING QUARTER

    GRADUATION / COMMENCEMENT

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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