Multi-media Technology I and Print Production Coexisting Calendars

Multi-Media I

Introductions, Big Giant Overview and a meeting of the 1st and 4th quarter students.

Assignment: research of resources for Monday, Oct. 1

Print Production

Welcome Back

Research exercise: Collect 5 examples of print items you encounter in daily life. Try to find examples of:

  • type reversed out of 4-colors
  • printing out of register
  • registration and color control marks.

Bring these to class on Thursday.

Multi-Media I

In-Class iMovie experience-use a mic; make a movie with the iSight camera

Timidly trying out Audacity

First Projectile — Sound Basics
Due on Oct. 3

Print Production

Turn-in your print examples

Reading for Oct. 2: Chapter 1, Life Cycle of a Print Job, in Real World Print Production

Watch in class: Intro and ch. 1 and 2 of Print Production Fundamentals
25 min.

Exercise: A print job scenario; due Oct. 4

 

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Telling tales of Scripts and Storyboards

Introducing Projectile 2 — Telling a story
Due Oct. 10

Print Production

This is a list of topics print designers know and love. In-class quiz from this list. For no-credit; just to see where we are.

Reading for Oct. 9: Chapter 2, Ink on Paper, in Real World Print Production

Watch in class: ch. 3 - Types of Printing, ch. 4. Ink on Paper 29 min.

Exercise: The perils of reversed type in rich black; due Oct. 9

Related Research: Look at the techniques magazines use on covers, ads, and articles. Be prepared to discuss.

Exercise: Spot Varnish Exercise; due Oct. 11

Exercise: Door hanger diecut; due Oct.16

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What are Animatics, and what planet are they from?

Lab time

Print Production

Print job scenario due

Some interesting links to print topics

 
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Introducing Simple Sequence projectile
Due Oct. 15

Work on our Simple Stories

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Class viewing of the Stories animatics

A look at Stop-Motion

Print Production

Print Production
Spot Varnish Exercise; due

Reading for Oct. 16: Chapter 4, Preparing Raster Images, in Real World Print Production

Watch in class: Ch. 8 - Graphics, Ch.9 - Photoshop Basics 28 min.

Exercise for Oct. 18 - MOVED TO OCT. 23 Scaling and rotating, checking with Acrobat

 
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Simple Sequences due - we will critique in class

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Introducing a New, Improved project - A Commercial
Due on Oct.29 - THIS PROJECT CANCELLED!!!

A reading of our commercial storylines, and a look at some examples

 
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Work on the Simple Sequence interviews.

Get up-to-date with our previous work.

Print Production

Taz Tally in Photoshop CS5: Prepress and Printing- Understanding AM and FM screening 8 min.

Research for Tues.: Locate one of more examples of stochastic dot printing. Hint: look at the advertising stuffed into the Spokesman-Review or check your junk mail. Question to ponder: what determines who is using stochastic?

Introduce Exercise for Nov. 1 Scaling and rotating, checking with Acrobat

We will look at the Lawton Printing website

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We will finish editing the Simple Sequence Interview first edits. Viewing and critique in class. You will have until Oct. 29 to make final edits, for in-class viewing.

Introducing a Stop Motion project with a demonstration.
Final Stop Motion viewing on Nov. 5

A look at After Effects

Print Production

We will tour Lawton Printing

4111 East Mission Avenue; just east of SCC

Meet at Lawton's at 11:00; tour will last until 12:00

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DUE: Simple Sequence projects. View in class.

This moved to Wed. due to absenses

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View the Simple Sequences.

Have your rough concept and timing for the Stop Motion. This is thumbnail-level storyboarding. These are due on Wed., Nov. 11

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Print Production

Watch the famous "Toast metaphor" movie on color management. Stored in Pickup.

Also in Pickup is a folder for the color workflow exercise. The InDesiign file contains the instructions and project. We need this completed on Thursday.

READING: copy the "What is Color" and "guide to color managing" from Pickup.

 
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Introducing the Motion Graphics Project
Due on Nov. 12

Working on audio tracks with Audacity.

After Effects demo

Work on Stop Motion

Print Production

Review our font license research.

 

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Stop Motion projects viewing.

Print Production

Font License project DUE

Font Stories
Wiki article
Case studies:
Case 1
Case 2

Color Workflow in-class exercise
Turn in to Dropoff a folder containing corrected and profiled "Jordan1b and Jordan2b"

For Thursday:
Copy the Color-Workflow-Ex folder stored in the class Pickup folder. Do the exercise.

 
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Holiday-Veterans Day

Print Production
Print Production

Color Workflow Exercise

 

 
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Review Boagworld's podcast, Managing Feedback.

Have your video pitch topic and a rough outline ready to share in class.

Print Production

Color Workflow Exercise-in class

Folder stored in the class Pickup folder.

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No class-faculty work day

Holiday:
Thanksgiving
Holiday:
Thanksgiving

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Work on the pitches

 

Print Production
Review questions
 

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Video pitch viewing.

Last Day of Class

Print Production

Last Day of Class

Final Exams
Final Exams
Final Exams
Faculty Work Day

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