YOU UPLOAD YOUR WORK HERE: > https://goo.gl/yFPRCo
(Dates and projects are subject to change)
WEEK 01 _Aug 20_______________________________________________
About naming files/folders and uploads
-- Around Photoshop
-- Around Illustrator
-- Documents/Imports and Outputs
Let's make some lines. (or paths?)
All shapes has 2 parts!
In-Class practice Download files > Here
Home practice Download files > Here
Read: Guide to Graphic Design Ch1,2
Project 1: Fortune Cookie
WEEK 02 _Aug 27_______________________________________________
Did you upload your shape practice to your folder?
Did you read your text?
Reading the images....
Reading the artwork...
Class notes [pdf]
Project 1: Fortune Cookie [Brief]
Your treasure / Junk box
Project 1 research review
Scanning / modifying and adjustments (size, resolution, contrast, ...)
WEEK 03 _Sep 03_______________________________________________
Graphic Design concepts
Montage in Photoshop
Finalizing your topic
Demo on Photomontage (DADA - SURREALISM)
Download the guide [here]
Download the assets and template [here]
Tips on selecting your assets------------------------
Common surrealist elements/themes:
Slow flying things (insects, birds, balloons, etc.)
Hybrids (ordinary animals or objects spliced together)
Sensory organs (mouths, eyes, ears, fingers, noses, etc.)
Insect parts (wings, heads, legs, etc.)
Human parts (any)
Some whole animals (dogs, crabs, fish, turtles, etc.)
Elements that have symbolic/referential meaning
Things that represent birth and death (skulls, skeletons, babies, etc.)
Things that show time (watches, clocks, calendars, sundials, etc.)
Changes in scale (giant ants, tiny elephants, etc.)
Replacements (birds in a fish tank, dogs driving cars, etc.)
Portals (doors, windows, gates, etc.)
Game pieces (chess, cards, etc.)
Bending the laws of physics
Changes of scale
Making interior into exterior
In-class practice on Montage
Bring at least 4 images (digital or print) to make your surreal montage!
Upload your found images (at least 4) into a new folder (Folder: 03_Surreal Montage)
When you finish your Surreal montage save as psd and jpg and upload them to the same folder.
Deliver all sketches/thumbnails for project 1
Make sure you upload a copy of your sketches into your class folder by the end of today class. (Create a new folder: 02_Project 1 Sketches)
Save your sketches with proper file name.
WEEK 04 _Sep 10_______________________________________________
Project 1 / mounted on black foam board
Crit - Remaining students
Saving files / Exporting files
Introducing Project 2 [Here]
WEEK 05 _Sep 17_______________________________________________
Your object? Photos?
Translating photos to drawing/sketches
Grid Template for photos and sketches [Here]
Translating photos to drawing/sketches
12 selected photos + 12 sketches transfer to template
ideas for 12 medium/interpretations
WEEK 06 _Sep 24_______________________________________________
36 images placed in InDesign grid
Sign (Icon vs. Index vs. Symbol)
Project 2 - Part 2 [Here]
Artist Talk: Devon Tsuno [Website]
Your brand? company name? organization? service?
Share the name [Here]
Type / Typeface / Typography
Next week quiz on Chapter 7
Check out the anatomy poster [Here]
*You must be done with your 36 images by now.
WEEK 07 _Oct 01_______________________________________________
The last review on Project 2.
Crit will be on Oct 04th.
Final grid [Here]
How is your Geometric Type?
Wrapping the project 2.
Upload the final pdf and all assets to your folder.
Print the final logo for wall crit.
WEEK 08 _Oct 08_______________________________________________
Next week quiz on "Brief History of Graphic Design". (Chapter 2)
Introducing Project 3 [Brief]
Movies list [Here]
Adobe Color [Link]
Golden Section [Here]
Your movie assets / researches / materials
What movie ? [Here]
Feedback results on project 2 - Logo [Here]
WEEK 09 _Oct 15_______________________________________________
Quiz on Chapter 2
Your logo - Final Version Black&White print - accurate layout/scale
Project 2 - Final PDF file
3 sketches on your movie poster
Place your sketches in provided template [Here] and upload to the class drive under new folder Project 3.
Turning your selected sketch to digital format > ready for draft print.
Movie poster: Draft print / Black&White / Tile print
(Although we will print the draft version in class, the design must be ready before the class)
To print your poster in tile format, download draft print template [Here]
Download the credit template [Here]. Feel free to edit as you need.
WEEK 10 _Oct 22_______________________________________________
Final review on Movie poster > Ready for print.
Social media design requirements.
Your movie ad for: Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Cheat sheet Social Media Image Sizes [Here]
A good Online reference [Here]
Project 3 critique.
Movie poster > Final print in color.
Movie Promotion > Final print social media content in color.
WEEK 11 _Oct 29_______________________________________________
Introducing Project 4 | Title Sequence [Here]
Introducing After Effects
Ken Burns and Ken Burns Effect
Art of Title [Here]
Panic Room, Catch Me If You Can, Walk on the Wild Side, True Detective, Se7en, Dexter, Mad Men, Juno, Requiem for a dream
Working file for After Efter Effects [Here]
Voting promotion for IG.
WEEK 12 _Nov 05_______________________________________________
Project 4: Keywords
Ken Burns and Ken Burns Effect [Wiki]
Ken Burns working files [Here]
After Effect: Keying
Keying working files [Here]
Print house video Bg [Here]
Watch on Lynda: After Effects CC 2019 Essential Training: The Basics by Mark Christiansen
Preferably all 2 hours. For sure watch Introduction and Foundations.
Project 4: Individual Presentation
Green Screen practice. We shoot our green screen in class. be prepared for your idea.
WEEK 13 _Nov 12_______________________________________________
Due: Project 4 Storyboard
Check the provided links in the Source page.
Get familiar with shots and camera angles.
Upload your gif practice to your folder on Google Drive.
For Thursday you will have your 1 minute timeline in after effect filled with your draft.
Draft can be your sketches from story board or place-holder with found images/shots.
Due: Rough digital draft
WEEK 14 _Nov 19_______________________________________________
Project 4 Final Critique
WEEK 15 _Nov 26_______________________________________________
- Be on time.
- If you are adding any files to your portfolio (late submission or redo) they must follow the format requirement according to the brief.
- Make sure you will have your sketchbook with you. Specially if you have some sketches that you did not include them in your online folder.
1:15 Arce, Amanda
1:23 Bhandari, Sagar
1:31 Cooper, Rory
1:39 Gale, Kelly
1:47 Grose, Emiley
1:55 Jimenez, Destinee
2:03 Kalaydjian, Louisa
2:11 Kramer, Austin
2:19 Luviano, Guadalupe
2:27 Marino, Christopher
2:35 McCracken, Ryan
2:43 Montes, Trevor
2:51 Olstad, Emily
2:59 Patchin, Rachel
3:07 Rico, Liria
3:15 Riviera-Lopez, Alex
3:22 Yoo, Hannah
3:30 Whoever is missing his/her spot
Introducing Project 5: Online Portfolio
Preparing / Gathering / Creating required assets
Project 5 [Brief]
Online Portfolio URL [Here]
WEEK 16 _Dec 03_______________________________________________