Portfolio Seminar: ART 232

The capstone course for graphic design majors.

Ryan Bresser – "Battle Bits" card collection
Ian Pickett – "Cadavers" book on tattoos
Michael Katz – "Eating Alphabetically" poster

COURSE SCHEDULE

Schedule subject to changes as the semester progresses
Session 1

In class today:

  • Introduction
  • Syllabus Overview
  • Sketch preparation
  • Craftsmanship
  • Online books on portfolios
  • Resume writing & design
  • Capstone Project

Capstone Project


Projects & Tests

PROJECT:

  • .jpg files of your work shown via Cover Flow

For Next Week


HOMEWORK:

Write first draft of resume
Portfolio as JPGs

Session 2

In class today:

LESSON:

Resumes

 

Projects & Tests

Project:

2nd Draft of Résumé/Intent letter

Logo/Business Card, & Cover Letter

Classwork:

Resume

Due this week:

JPG Portfolio Review
Capstone Project Ideas Due

for next week


Homework:

Resume Second Draft
Logo/Business Card roughs

Find GD jobs online.pdf

Session 3

Projects & Tests

Project:

Capstone Project sketches

Due this week:

Resume Second Draft

Intent Letter to 4yr. school due

Business Card roughs


 

for next week

Homework:

Cover Letter

Session 4

Projects & Tests

Classwork:

Refining/revising an existing project (1)

Due this week:

Capstone project initial rough sketches

Logo/Business Card


for next week

Homework:

Capstone Project refined sketches
Refining/revising an existing project (1)

Session 5

In class today:

LESSON:

PDF Portfolio

Projects & Tests

Project:

PDF Portfolio

Classwork:

PDF Portfolio


Due this week:

Capstone Project refinfined sketches
Refining/revising an existing project (1)

for next week

Homework:

Refine Logo/Business Card/Resume

Capstone Project roughs

PDF Portfolio

Session 6

Projects & Tests

Project:

Self-Promotion

Classwork:

Capstone Project roughs

Self Promotion ideas

Due this week:

Capstone Project roughs

PDF Portfolio

Critique:

Logo/Business Card, Resume &

PDF Portfolio Layout

for next week

Homework:

Self-Promotion ideas

Session 7

Projects & Tests

Classwork:

Refining/revising an existing project (2)

Due this week:

Self-Promotion roughs

 

for next week

Homework:

Self-Promotion refined roughs

Session 8

In class today:

LESSON:

Photographing your work
Movie: Using the digital camera

 

 

Projects & Tests

Project:

Self-Promotion

Classwork:

PDF portfolio review
Photographing your work

Due this week:

Self-Promotion refined roughs

 

for next week

Homework:

Self-Promotion Final

 

 

SPRINGBREAK

 

 

Session 9

In class today:

Lesson:

Online Digital Portfolio

 

 

 

Projects & Tests

Project:

Capstone

Classwork:

Photographing your work

Due this week:

Critique: Self-Promotion Final

 

for next week

Homework:

Capstone

Digital Portfolio on Behance

Refining/revising an existing project (#2)

 

Session 10

Projects & Tests

Project:

Capstone

Classwork:

Photographing your work

Due this week:

Digital Portfolio on Behance

Refining/revising an existing project (#2)

for next week

Homework:

Capstone Project roughs

Session 11

In class today:

Lesson:

Photographing your work
Movie: Photographing your 3D artwork

 

Projects & Tests

Classwork:

Photographing your work

Due this week:

Capstone project roughs

for next week

Homework:

Finish Capstone Project

Session 12

In class today:

LESSON:

Box building/ book binding/well,

Print Portfolio/Mounting for show DEMO

 

Projects & Tests

Classwork:

Refining/revising an existing project (3)

 

for next week

Homework:

Refining/revising an existing project (3)

Session 13

In class today:

Lesson:

Box building/ book binding/well,

Print Portfolio/Mounting for show DEMO



Projects & Tests

Classwork:

Mounting projects, Print Portfolio

    Due this week:

    Finished Capstone Project

    Critique:

    Finished Capstone Project

for next week

Homework:

Refining/revising an existing project (3)

Online Digital Portfolios – 1st review

Session 14

In class today:

Lesson:

Workday–Mounting


Projects & Tests

Classwork:

Mounting projects for Graduation Show

Due this week:

Refining/revising an existing project (3)
Online Digital Portfolios – 1st review

for next week

Homework:

Online Digital Portfolios – 2nd review

Session 15

In class today:

Lesson:

Workday

 

Projects & Tests

Classwork:

GRADUATION SHOW MOUNTING DAYS

Tuesday, April 26 – Friday, April 29, 2016
Final tweaks, Monday, May 2, 2016

Due this week:

Online Digital Portfolios – 2nd review

 

for next week

Homework:

Final Presentation of Digital Portfolio &

PDF Portfolio

Session 16

In class today:

Lesson:

Workday

Projects & Tests

Due this week:

GRADUATION SHOW GALLERY OPENING! Thursday, May 5

Finished Self-Promotion piece
Final Presentation of Digital Portfolio

 

for next week

Homework:

Finished Portfolio in Case
Video Presentation of portfolio

Session 17

In class today:

FINAL PROJECT

Projects & Tests

Due this week:

Finished Portfolio in Binder
Video Presentation of portfolio

for next week

Student

Capstone Project SP'16
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

Student

Digital Portfolio SP'14
Mike CurryDigital Portfolio
Michelle FarraDigital Portfolio
Shogo FreyDigital Portfolio
Anini FrimpongDigital Portfolio
Brindy GibbsDigital Portfolio
Rebekah HamsonDigital Portfolio
Matt HeffernanDigital Portfolio
Michael KatzDigital Podtfolio
Brittany KlecknerDigital Portfolio
Duc NghiemDigital Portfolio
Trey PattersonDigital Portfolio
Gary PergoliniDigital Portfolio
Ralph SalamoneDigital Portfolio
Adam UrbaniDigital Portfolio