Graphic Design II: ART 231

An introductory course for working with smultiple page documents, package design, inposters and interface design.

COURSE SCHEDULE

Schedule subject to changes as the semester progresses
Session 1

In class today:

  • Introduction to Graphic Design II
  • Syllabus Overview
  • Sketch preparation

LESSON:

Ideation
The Design Brief

Projects & Tests

PROJECT:

Class work:

Ideation, Lateral thinking techniques & creative thinking activities.

Exercises:

For Next Week


HOMEWORK:

Project 1 sketches – Sharpie marker

 

Session 2

In class today:

LESSON:

Concept formation techniques.

Projects & Tests

Classwork:

Project 1 development
Concept Form for Project 1

EXERCISES:

for next week


Homework:

Project 1 roughs – poster & program

Session 3

In class today:

LESSON:

Creative Thinking


Projects & Tests

Due this week:

Project 1 revised roughs

Classwork:

Creative Thinking Exercises
Project 1 development

Preliminary Critique #1

for next week

Homework:

Project 1 roughs – poster & program

Faculty In-Service – Feb. 11th & 12th – NO CLASS
Session 4

In class today:

LESSON:

Publication Design

Projects & Tests

Due this week:

Project 1 roughs – poster & program

Classwork:

Project 1 work on final

 

for next week

Homework:

 


 

Session 5

In class today:

LESSON:

Publication layout

LESSON:

Design Basics – Spread Design

Projects & Tests

 

Due this week:

Project 1 poster & program finished

Classwork:


Project 1 Critique

Introduction to Project 2

"Pegasus"


for next week

Homework:

Project 2- Pegasus sketches, covers & spreads

 

Session 6

In class today:

LESSON:

Pulication layout – Using a grid

Design Basics – Alignment

Projects & Tests

Due this week:

Pegasus sketches - refer to project sheet

In Class:

Pegasus roughs - 2 cover designs, refer to project sheet

Classwork:

Refinement of cover designs, table of contents

for next week

Homework:

Pegasus roughs - 2 cover designs

Session 7

In class today:

LESSON:

Design Basics – TBA

Projects & Tests

 

Due this week:

1. Cover design roughs

Classwork:

1. Work on spreads
2. Table of contents roughs

 

 

for next week

Homework:

Work on spreads, flyleaf

Session 8

In class today:

LESSON:

Inteface Design

 

 

Projects & Tests

Due this week:

Pegasus publication – all roughs stapled together as mock-up

Project 3 Introduction:

User Interface Design

Classwork:

Work on finishing Pegasus
Select User Interface Theme

Preliminary Critique:

Pegasus

for next week

Homework:

Project 3 sketches

SPRINGBREAK

In class today:

Projects & Tests

 

for next week

 

Session 9

In class today:

LESSON:

Design Basics – Color: Using Adobe Color Scheme Designer

LESSON:

Design Basics – Mood Boards

Projects & Tests

Due this week:

Pegasus publication – all parts stapled together

Classwork:

Introduction to Project 3

Project Critique:

Pegasus


for next week

Homework:

User Interface sketches
Mood Board

 

Session 11

In class today:

Lesson:

User Interface Design

Website Deconstruction

Projects & Tests

Due this week:

User Interface sketches
Mood Board

Classwork:

User Interface Design roughs

for next week

Homework:

User Interface roughs

Session 12

In class today:

LESSON:

Presentation Basics
Web Design Tips

Projects & Tests

Due this week:

User Interface Design roughs

Classwork:

User Interface Project

 

for next week

Homework:

1. User Interface Project roughs

Session 13

In class today:

LESSON:

Introduction to Package Design

Projects & Tests

Project 4 Introduction:

Package Design project

Due this week:

User Interface Project Preliminary Crit.

Classwork:

User Interface Project Final

for next week

Homework:

1. User Interface Project finish
2. Select Package Project

Session 14

In class today:

Lesson:

Package Mock-ups


Projects & Tests

Due this week:

1. Package design Option selection
2. Package Design sketches

Classwork:

Making mock-ups

 

for next week

Homework:

Package design roughs

Session 15

In class today:

Lesson:

None

Projects & Tests

Due this week:

1. Interface Presentaions

Classwork:

None

for next week

Homework:

Final Project

Session 16

In class today:

Lesson:

Projects & Tests

Due this week:

Package design refined roughs

for next week

Homework:

Package design roughs

Session 17

In class today:

Lesson:

Projects & Tests

Due this week:

Final Project Due

 

for next week

 

AM Student Interface theme
I. Botes GDI Project
J. Zacarelli* Insects
S. Fields Latest technology
M. Kozloski* Conservation
J. Hudock Space/Science
  Nutrition
V. Beltran Velez* Botanicals
D. Meekins Secret Societies
A.J. O'Donnell Oddities
T. Tuvesson Aeronautics
M. Goff Folklore
T. Rupp Abandoned Places
A. DiGregorio Jewelry
K. McCarthy Creativity
M. Skibiszewski GDI Project
PM Student Interface theme
  GDI Project
M. Matthews Insects
  Latest technology
M. Hoffman Conservation
A. O'Brien Space/Science
  Nutrition
N. Murphy Botanicals
H. Gutierrez Secret Societies
  GD1 Project
R. Kahn Oddities
J. White Aeronautics
G. Brooks Folklore
A. Kennedy Abandoned Places
  Jewelry
  Creativity
   
Student Interface Videos
S. Bahnatka Hoodwink
S. Frey The Insectarium
J. Hill Ravishing
A. Johnson Hoodwink
A. Katze Venom
C. Keenan Mantis
T. Klaus Plex
Z. Liu Chirping Bugs
K. Neilon iPods
R. Newlin Owls
I. Pickett Embrace the Cult
  More Rico
  More Tyler
  Wrap it up, Please!
   
   
Student Package theme