VisualCommunication

GMD101

AGENDA

AGENDA:

(Dates and projects are subject to change)

 

 

WEEK 01 _Feb 04_______________________________________________

 

MON

 

Intro.

Syllabus

Book

Communication

Office hours

Tools

File naming

...

 

WED

 

Selfie?

 

-- Around Photoshop

-- Around Illustrator

-- Documents/Imports and Outputs

 

Let's make some lines. (or paths?)

 

All shapes has 2 parts!

 

Demo:

In-Class practice Download files > Here

Home practice Download files > Here

 

Read: Creating public ePortfolio on Canvas

 

Project 1: Fortune Cookie ( Make it personal)

 

Upload 2 files to Canvas before next class.

1. Shape assignment: from agenda page

2. Houes:

Take a good/straight/frontal photo of your building (home, house, dorm, ...).

Draw your house in Illustrator.

Keep your lines straight. No curves.

Use only flat/solid colors. No gradients or textures.

 

In Illustrator save your .ai file for archive. Export the file as .jpg .

In Photoshop place your drawing AND your real photo in a letter size document/portrait/print quality/1" margin.

 

 

 

WEEK 02 _Feb 11_______________________________________________

 

MON

 

 

Your library membership? Book? Tools?

Now activate your Lynda membership.

 

Your book is here?!

 

Class notes [pdf]

Project 1: Fortune Cookie [Brief]

 

Think about idea and bring to the class on Wednesday.

Upload your thought(!) as text/words to Canvas before class time.

 

Pathfinder [Download]

 

 

WED

 

 

Read: Guide to Graphic Design Ch.1 and Ch.2 before next class.

 

LYNDA > Photoshop CC 2018 One-on-One: Fundamentals > Chapter 3 and 4

 

Using Photoshop prepare your images and upload 4 images in required format to Canvas:

 

1. A celebrity portrait 5" by 5" print quality, jpg format

2. A natural landscape 4" by 8", medium quality, png format

3. A high-rise building in black and white 1200px by 400px, Internet quality, tiff format

4. An instrument in square proportion in size 2MB, jpg format

 

Due: By the end of class.

 

 

 

WEEK 03 _Feb 18_______________________________________________

 

MON

 

Project 1 visual expansion

Your junk box, Collecting assets

Concept > Visual.

 

Share your Pinterest board [Here]

Share your Pinterest board [Here]

 

 

 

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