Tech III
  • Welcome Back
  • Starting the quarter
  • Review the thrilling end of Winter quarter.
  • Resources in Pickup
  • Knockouts and Overprints - How computers handle layered objects
  • The Appearance panel
  • Illustrator can stack up the effects-we'll knock them apart

Videos on Printing

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  • Resume research and content due.

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

  • Hand out Specialty Promotions Project
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  • Review Specialty Promotions project technology.
  • In-class demo on assembling and trimming mockups.
  • Develop a strategy and format. Build paragraph styles.
  • More with vector graphics-clean up and trapping. See the tutorial "fish videos": part 1 and part 2.
  • We will look and the Pantone system and do a trapping exercise in-class.
  • Here is an example of registration, rich blacks, and overprint/knockouts.
  • Here is an tutorial on trapping.
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Step 1: Credos, Three hand drawn Mind Maps & Research Due for Specialty Promotions Project


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

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Tyler Lafferty, bldg. 30, rm 212, 10:00-11:30

Tyler is co-founder of Seven2, 14four, Melthod, Union, and more. We are coordinating with Computer Drawing. So, 8:30 class will leave early to see Tyler; and 10:30 class will come in after 11:30.

  • Palettes, PMS spot colors and the Color Guide
  • A look at pixels, dots, and confusing MATH! FYI: halftones and pixels, etc.
  • Check on the shirt art trapping exercise, the fish drawing, due 4/19.
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Step 3:
Mood Boards Due for Specialty Promotions Project : See directions on project page.


• Thumbnails Ver. 2.0 Due
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  • Debrief from Tyler Lafferty
  • Making the Jump to Hyperspace: converting process colors to spot colors.
  • Check digital strategy for resume - Work Day
  • Finish up loose ends on the expanding, dividing, uniting,trapping, etc.
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  • Due at the end of class...

    Resume Roughs Due (QTY: 3 )

    -Place 3 Color PDFs on server

    and

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


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Work in lab on rough designs for Specialty Promotions Project

or

Typographic Resume.

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  • Review file packaging.
  • Review PDF options.
  • Teaching demostrations on Style Sheets:9:30 -10:30am and 11:30 - 12:30pm
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Step 4: Roughs Due for Specialty Promotions Project (Qty: 3)

Design(s) should be placed on a vertical 11"x17"
(Example)

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  • Step 5 sign offs
  • Specialty Advertising digital strategy.
  • T-shirt prep exercise (the fish) due in Dropoff.
  • Introducing the web graphics series of exercises.
  • Discussion of copyright and web images.
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Final 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


Hand in a printed full color version by the end of class.
Place the final PDF file on the server.

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Step 6 Final Design for Specialty Promotions Project.

Submit final full color design on a 11"x17".
Examples: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Self Assess for project.

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  • Work in class.
  • Teaching demonstrations on Style Sheets: 10:30 - 11:30am and 11:30 - 12:30pm
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Step 7 Final Design Revisions for Specialty Promotions Project.

Hand in vertical 11"x17" color print out for display.

Overview of Publication Terminology and Elements

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  • Intro to GIF animation; PNG and JPEG options.
  • Review template and styles for the magazine cover.
  • Practice using photo gear.
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  • Hand out Editorial Design (Mobile) Project

    Homework: Questionaire

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Step 8: Specialty Promotions Final Digital Files

File details: we will discuss, and extend the deadline.

 

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  • Step 1: Editorial (Mobile/Desktop) Research Due on the Server

    • Navigation Systems

    • Website Designs (Competition)

    • Mobile layouts & typography

    • Potential Color Palletes

    • Namplate Designs

Homework: Layouts for responsive design

Sketch Sheet 1 (Read Over / Templates Unfortunately not available, use Sketch Sheets 2)

Sketch Sheet 2

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  • NO CLASS

    Faculty / Campus Development Day
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  • Greg will be in Seattle with the Graphic Design Club.

    No Class.
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Sun 5/6
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  • Due Step 2:

    Editorial Thumbnail Sketches of Wireframes for Landing Page and Feature Article Page.
    (Minimum of 6)


    - Nameplate Sketches (Computer generated / Minimum of 5)


  • Homework:
    - Work on Computer Generated Nameplates

    - Work on Mood Boards

    - Develop Wireframes for Desktop Application (Computer Generated / Minimum of 3)

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  • Work on web strategies: wireframes to code.
  • Checking off the specialty files. See this checklist.
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  • Step 3: Editorial (Mobile/Desktop) Mood Boards (Qty: 3) Due on Server

    (Note: You have a choice of using the InDesign Template provided above or you can use Go Moodboard. )

Note: Using your previous research...
Just make sure to include the following on your moodboards:

- Color Choices

- Nameplate Examples

- Typography Examples of: Headlines, Deck, Bylines, Subheads, Running Head, Body text, Pull quotes,
Photographic Captions, Jumpline(s), etc.

- Navigation Examples: Mobile and Desktop

- Footer Examples

- Various Computer Generated Nameplate Designs for your publication (Minimum of Three)

 

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  • Work Day
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  • Step 4: Online Editorial Wire Frames Due for Landing page and Feature Article page:

    - Landing Page

    - Feature Article Page

    - Mobile

    At the begining of class...
    Be prepared to :

  • Explain target audience and voice for the publication

  • Show three various designs

  • Support your ideas with your updated Moodboards


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  • Communicator Cover Design: Tech Files due

  • Step 5: Digital Strategy (Mobile) Signoff

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  • Step 1: Editorial (Print Version) Research Due
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  • Work Day
  • Do you need help with the web graphics examples, mag cover, etc.?
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  • Step 2: Editorial (Print Version) Thumbnails Due

    Step 3: Editorial (Print Version) Moodboards Due
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    Work on Roughs

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    • Work Day
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    • Step 4: Editorial (Print Version) Roughs Due

      Rm 203 Present the designs. PDFs color.
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    • Work Day on Online Editorial.
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    Memorial Day
    No classes.

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    • Work Day
     Process
  • Step 6: Final Online Editorial Design Due (HTML & CSS)
    Landing page and Feature Article.
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    • WORK ON: Editorial (Mobile) Final Digital Files (HTML & CSS)
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    • GRAPHIC DESIGN CLUB:
      Agency Tours

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    Step 7: Editorial (Mobile) Final Revisons Due. Landing page and Feature Article.

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    • Work Day
     Process
  • Step 6: Editorial (Print Version) Final Revisons.

    Color PDF on Server and Print out 11"x17" black and white (sized to fit) for mark up. (Cover and Two Page Spread)
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    • WORK ON: Editorial (Mobile) Final Digital Files (HTML & CSS)

     Process III
    • NO CLASS

      GRAD SHOW:
      REQUIRED ATTENDANCE!

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

      RIVERSIDE PLACE
      1110 West Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA 99201

      Make sure you sign in...

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  • Step 7: Editorial (Print Version) Final Revisons.

    Final Print Out / Presentation:
    Using the template off the project page. Print out a color 11"x17" include mobile, desktop & print publication.


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    STUDY DAY

    June & Greg will be in interviewing students for Fall Quarter.

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    • No class held.

      June & Greg will be in interviewing students for Fall Quarter.




      • FINAL EXAMS for outside courses.


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    • Review our coded pages
      in class, from the AVA/Classes server.

    • Step 8: Online & Print Publication : Project files are due for archive.

      • FINAL EXAMS for outside courses.



      June & Greg will be in interviewing students for Fall Quarter.

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    NO CLASS

    SFCC COMMENCEMENT


    • FINAL EXAMS for outside courses.
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