(Dates and projects are subject to change)
WEEK 01 _August 23 - 25_______________________________________________
Supplies, Books, Due dates, Online communication,
In-class practices, Assignments/Projects, written exams, Presentation, Final, ...
Review Syllabus, Office hours, Presentation date, ...
Review on Basic Elements of 2D Design:
Point, Line, Shape, Texture, Value, Color, …
Review on 2D Design Principles:
Unity, Balance, Rhythm, ...
Next Due: Hand-warming practice before next class.
Exercise 1 [Brief]
Presentation - Reading chapters [Brief]
Due before next class:
You will upload your exercise 1 to the Canvas in pdf format using NCSPD to name the file.
WEEK 02 _Aug 31 - Sep 01_______________________________________________
This week we continue to review on Type 223A.
Revised version of SoCal Musical.
Typekit Adobe Fonts
How do we read?
Eye movement on paper, on screen
First InDesign practice.
COVID-19 Spread [Here]
Practice how to export your file before leaving the class.
As we do not meet on Monday 6th., it is important to learn how
to save/export your spread properly.
WEEK 03 _Sep 06 - Sep 08_______________________________________________
3 Columns | Social Media Crashes the 2016 Oscar | New Yorker [Link]
Hierarchy, Type Pairing
Part 1 > Finding visual Example and analyzing
Part 2 > Designing your layout
WEEK 04 _Sep 13 - Sep 15_______________________________________________
Review on 3 Columns
3 Blind Mice!
Tim Burton, David Fincher, Steven Soderbergh
Filmogrpahy and Imagery
WEEK 05 _Sep 20 - Sep 22_______________________________________________
Review on digital sketches
3 Blind Mice!
Final delivery 3 Blind Mice:
Wednesday Sep22nd,. 1:30 pm on Canvas.
Celebrity Graphic Project
Step1: Collecting assets
Step 2: Sketches
Due before next class on Monday Sep 27th.: 9 Sketches
WEEK 06 _Sep 27 - Sep 29_______________________________________________
Celebrity Graphic ...
Step 3A: Image extraction
Step 3B: Type Exploration
Step 4: Pre-Final
Step 5: Final
WEEK 07 _Oct 04 - Oct 06_______________________________________________
Due today: Celebrity Graphic Final
Introducing Booklet project [Here]
- Clear use of grids (Columns* and Guides)
- Correct size and measurement
- Display accurate margins (all 4 sides)
- Clear identification of type choices (Title and other display)
- Accurate position of header and footer
- Clear position of page numbers
* Due to the small size of the booklet, 6 columns can be use for each page.
On-Going Project - Online Binder (Cut & Paste) [Brief]
WEEK 08 _Oct 11 - Oct 13_______________________________________________
The structure of your document is ready in InDesign.
Columns (6 or 12), guides, header, footer, margins,...
Including: 28 pages (26 your design + 2 page from instructor)
19 Pages rule
2 page (I will send you)
NOTE: If you don't use style, InDesign can't generate your table of content.
Due before next class on Wednesday:
Digital draft of all your 28 page using style.
Submit it as PDF, spread to canvas.
Table of Content
Create TOC using Paragraph and character style
TOC practice file [Here]
Cover / Back-Cover
We review complete booklet on Monday for any last touch up.
WEEK 09 _Oct 18 - Oct 20_______________________________________________
Last review on screen - Final version, Including cover/back cover/TOC
Check the preflight, export for print
Print(save) as booklet (using PostScript)
2 Additional pages [Here] (Don't forget your total pages in booklet will be 28)
Needed PPD file [Here]
Adobe - Help page for more info [Here]
WEEK 10 _Oct 25 - Oct 27_______________________________________________
Changing modality to Online Synchronous via Zoom
Check the canvas for zoom info.
Make sure you are using your CSUF credential to log in.
You can find the Zoom links on canvas, left panel.
Don't be late!
Make an InDesign Package from your booklet and upload to the canvas.
Package will include your original indd file and pdf format and all necessary components.
Project Brief [Here]
Due before next class:
3 sketches (preferably in 3 different style according to the brief) arranged in one tabloid jpg/150dpi.
Due next class: 2 digital draft preferably in 2 different style. (Adobe Illustrator is recommended)
WEEK 11 _Nov 01 - Nov 03_______________________________________________
2 digital draft preferably in 2 different style. Arranged in a tabloid document (horizontally or vertically), 150dpi, jpg.
WEEK 12 _Nov 08 - Nov 10_______________________________________________
SAME AD, DIFFERENT COMPOSITION
WEEK 13 _Nov 15 - Nov 17_______________________________________________
ALL MUSIC NEWS LETTER
Six Article Variations - Billie Eilish column
Brief, Images and Copy on canvas.
Letter size document - spread.
WEEK 14 _Nov 22 - Nov 24_______________________________________________
WEEK 15 _Nov 29 - Dec 01_______________________________________________
Six articles on Billie Eilish.
Sketching for newsletter.
WEEK 16 _Dec 06 - Dec 08_______________________________________________
Creating spread on Billie Eilish according to the sketch.
Replacing sample articles with actual copy. variation of genres.