Process I

Technology I

Tech I

Who is this guy?

How did you get here?

Why should I listen to you?

Why are you here?

How will you grade me?

Is there a textbook?

How do I know when things are due?

Are there materials I need to purchase?

Will I get a job?

What do I need to bring to class next time we meet?

Where is the syllabus?

Where do I place my tech exercises and projects?

How does the program work?

What are the course expecations?

What is the philosophy?

What is the homework for tonight?

Read over Self Paced Syllabus and complete Lesson 1 of Adobe Illustrator: User Interface

Process I

Project 1
Personal Info Page
Step 1 sign-off: Research, due BOC on server

Sample: Thumbnail Sketches

How many thumbnail sketches do I need to do?

WIC sketching thumbnails for Project 1

Process I

Project 1
Personal Info Page
Step 2: Thumbnail Sketches/Concept Development due BOC
critique group 1

Everything is a Remix

Lecture: Layout Basics-Part 1

Tech I

What is the Adobe Creative Cloud?

What are the skill sets I need to learn for the 1st project?

How do I access the software applications?

How do I access the printers?

How do the Illustrator type tools, character and layer panels work?

How do I access and choose fonts using LinoType Font Explorer?

How do I place a photograph into Illustrator?

Where do I save my files?

How do you want files and folders saved?

In Class Illustrator Exercise

Homework:
Work on Illustrator Self Paced Project I

Process I

Project 1
Personal Info Page
Step 2: Thumbnail Sketches/Concept Development due BOC, critique group 2

Creative Bootcamp

Lecture: Layout Basics-Part 2

Homework:
Read Chp 2: Graphic Design, The Basics (pgs 19-42)

Tech I

- Go over project competencies

- Set up folders

- Clipping Masks

- Mood Board Template Overview & Exercise

- Work on Mood Boards and Roughs

Process I

Project 1
Personal Info Page
Step 3: Mood Board PDF's, due BOC on server

Lecture: Gestalt Principles (Pgs. 36-37, Chp 2)

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Process I

Project 1
Personal Info Page
Step 4: Rough PDF's (3), due BOC on server, critique group 2

Lecture: Typography Basics, part 1, Typographic Hierarchy and Grid System

Illustrator, setting up grids

Tech I

- Folder Creation and Exercise 2 Due on Server

- Overview of Digital Camera and equipment in lab

Process I

Project 1
Personal Info Page
Step 4: Rough PDF's (3), due BOC on server, critique group 1

Lecture: Typography Basics, part 2, Typefaces and Fonts, Font Book, adding and exporting fonts

Tech I

Project 1
Personal Info Page
Step 5: Technology signoff

- Non-destructive editing.

- File formats and resolution

- Photoshop Selection Tools and Layer Masks

-Work on Final Designs

Process I

Project 1
Personal Info Page
Step 6: Final Design PDF's due BOC on server, critique group 1

Process I

Project 1
Personal Info Page
Step 6: Final Design PDF's due BOC on server, critique group 2

Lecture: Design Basics

Tech I

-Exercises 1, 2, & 3 Due on Server

-Work on Final Revised Designs

Process I

Project 1
Personal Info Page
Step 7: Final Revised Design PDF's due BOC on server, critique

Homework:
Read Chp 11: Branding and Visual Identity, (pgs 240-281)

Tech I

Project 1
Personal Info Page
Step 8 signoff: Final Deliverable(s) and Print Checklist Due

• Self Assess for both Process & Technology and hand in booklet

-Overview of Print Preparation Checklist

Process I

(Tenative)
Project 2
Logo / Graphic Standards Guide
Meet with client photographers, client brief
8:30am - 10:30am, Photography Department

Tech I

Color 8.5"x11" print out due.

- In Class : Exercise 4: Shape Builder


Process I

Campus Development Day-No Class

Tech I

Overview of Logo/Graphic Standards Guide Competencies

Process I

Project 2
Logo/GSG
Step 1 sign-off: Research due BOC, on server


Lecture: Branding Standards Guides

Proj: Logo/GSG
begin Thumbnail Sketches/Concept Development WIC

Homework:
Read Chp 5: Creativity and Concept Generation (pgs 97-105)


GD Club Speakers @ 10am


Process I

Project 2
Logo/GSG
Step 2: Thumbnail Sketches/Concepts Development due BOC
critique group 2


- written, 3 concepts identified, PDF on server

Lecture: TBD

Tech I

Overview of InDesign
- Facing Pages
- Pagination
- Printer Spreads

Exercise 6

At 10:15am and 12:15pm Greg will meet with specific students on Academic Consulting.

Process I

Project 2
Logo/GSG
Step 2: Thumbnail Sketches/Concepts Development due BOC
critique group 1


- written, 3 concepts identified, PDF on server

Tech I

- Program Advising

- Grids, Guides, and Columns

- Bleeds

- Exercise 7

Process I

Project 2
Logo/GSG
Step 3: Mood Board PDF's, due BOC on server

Grid Systems

Lecture: Grid System

Proj: Logo/GSG
begin Roughs WIC

Homework:
Read Chp 6 Visualization And Color part 1 (pgs 114-123)

Process I

Project 2
Logo/GSG
Step 4: Rough PDF's (3), due BOC on server, critique group 1

- Begin Graphic Standards Guide; use InDesign software (if not already started)

Generic Copy for Standards Guide

Lecture: TBD

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Process I

Project 2
Logo/GSG
Step 4: Rough PDF's (3), due BOC on server, critique group 2

Process I

Project 2
Logo/GSG
Step 6: Final Design PDF's due BOC on server, critique group 2

Graphic Standards Guide, continue working on layouts and typography

Homework:
Read Chp 6 Visualization And Color part 2 (pgs 124-140)

Process I

Project 2
Logo/GSG
Step 6: Final Design PDF's due BOC on server, critique group 1

Tech I

Work on project in class.

Process I

Project 2
Logo/GSG
Step 7: Final Revised Design due BOC on server, submit Graphic Standards Guide, PDF smallest
critique


Begin Project 3, Poster Design and Collateral Materials

Jennifer Day in for discussion (Music Department Poster)
Music Concert Project Text
Music Concert Project
Concert Schedule

Homework:
Read Chp 9: Posters (pgs 188-210)

Tech 1

Project: Logo / Graphic Standards Guide
Step 8 signoff:Final Deliverable DUE

• Self Assess for both Process & Technology and hand in booklet

Process I

Holiday-Veteran's Day
No Classes

Process I

Project 3
Poster Design
Step 1 sign-off: Research, due BOC on server

Tech I

- Overview of Poster Design Competencies

- Upload of Photography Logos to Dropbox

- Math Computation Requirement: Are you taking Math 123?

Process 1

Project 3
Poster Design
Step 2: Thumbnail Sketches/Concept Development due BOC
critique group 1

Lecture: TBD

Process I

Project 3
Poster Design
Step 2: Thumbnail Sketches/Concept Development due BOC
critique group 2

Homework:
Read Chp 7: Composition part 1 (pgs 143-154)

Process I

Project 3
Poster Design
Step 3: Mood Board PDF's, due BOC on server

Homework:
Read Chp 7: Composition part 1 (pgs 143-154)

Tech I

- Overview of Duotones

- Work on catching up on mood boards or... move to developing rough designs.

Process I

Faculty Work Day-No Classes

Tech I

Holiday-Thanksgiving-No Class

Tech I

Holiday-Thanksgiving-No Class

Process I

Project 3
Poster Design
Step 4: Rough PDF's (3), due BOC on server, critique group 2

Lecture: TBD

Tech I

TBD

Process I

Project 3
Poster Design
Step 4: Rough PDF's (3), due BOC on server, critique group 1

Tech I

Step 5: Technology Signoff

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Process I

TBD

Process 1

Project 3
Poster Design
Step 6: Final Design PDF's due BOC on server, critique group 1

  • PDF 11"x17" vertical poster (four color)

  • PDF 1024px x 620px monitor image (four color)

  • PDF 5.5" x 8.5" postcard (one color)

  • PDF 8.5" x 11" program cover (full color)

Tech 1

TBD

Process 1

Project 3
Poster Design
Step 6: Final Design PDF's due BOC on server, critique group 2

  • PDF 11"x17" vertical poster (four color)

  • PDF 1024px x 620px monitor image (four color)

  • PDF 5.5" x 8.5" postcard (one color)

  • PDF 8.5" x 11" program cover (full color)

Tech 1

Working on Music Dept Project
and
Catch up on any technology exercises (See Pick Up Folder).

Note: As outlined on the syllabus... all exercises need to be complete to receive a final grade.

Process 1

Project 3
Poster Design
Step 7: Final Revised Design PDF's due BOC on server

  • PDF 11"x17" vertical poster (four color)

  • PDF 1024px x 620px monitor image (four color)

  • PDF 5.5" x 8.5" postcard (one color)

  • PDF 8.5" x 11" program cover (full color)

Study Day-No Class

Self Paced course assignments due.

Final Exams

Tech I : Poster Project: Step 8 sign-off: Final Deliverable(s)

• Self Assess for both Process & Technology and hand in booklet

All tech exercises due on server

Note: As outlined on the syllabus... all exercises need to be complete to receive a final grade.

If you have a final exam for another course at the time of class... let me know.

Final Exams
Final Exams
Faculty Work Day-No Class

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