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In-class:

Lecture:
Typography and Layout for Resumes

Work:

  • Create Job Folders & Hierarchy
  • Assigned Reading:
    Chapter 8 of Graphic Design Solutions: Proportional Systems and the Grid

This Means Assigned

This Means Due

This Means No Class

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  • Resume research and content due.
    Do not forget to include action verbs.

  • Place research on server for review, and hand in b/w printed "content" for resume.

  • Hand out Specialty Promotions Project
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Lecture:
Typography and the Modular Grid

Demo:
Build a Modular Grid

Assign Ex 01:
Designing with a Modular Grid
DUE 4/11 (Extended)

Exercise 01:
Designing with a Modular Grid

Work:

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Step 1: Credos, Three hand drawn Mind Maps & Research Due for Specialty Promotions Project.

Organize 200 images into folders.
Example: Color, Specialty Products, Typography, Humor, Storytelling, etc.


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Step 2: Thumbnails Ver. 1.0 Due for Specialty Promotions Project

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Lecture:
Colors

Lab: DUE EoC
Brand Color Matching Lab (Pick Up Folder)

Discuss:
Exercise 01 - Modular Grids

Work:
Mood boards/ thumbnails for Specialty Promotions project

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Greg will need to attend a meeting at 10am.

In class, work on the following...

A)
Step 3: Mood Boards Due for Specialty Promotions Project : See directions on project page. Use "gomoodboard.com"

B) Specialty Promotions Thumbnails Ver. 2.0 Due...
place sketches in box provided in classroom. Staple or clip together for review.

C) Work on Typographic Resume Roughs for Friday.
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Ex 01. DUE BoC
Printed, Trimmed and in PDF form

In-class:

  • Wire Harp Anyone?

Discuss:
Mockups and Presenting design

Demo:
Preparing PDF for optimized on screen viewing

Work:
Resume Roughs

Assign Ex 02:
Working with Mockups
DUE 4/18

Exercise 02:
Working with mockups

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  • Due at the beginning of class...

    Resume Roughs Due (QTY: 3 )

    -Combine designs into one PDF

    - Place on server

    and

    - hand in printed version (Black / White) for markup.


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Work on rough designs for Specialty Promotions project.

Gain feedback / art direction.


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Discuss:
Specialty Promotions Template

Lecture:
Pixels, Dots, Spots & Lines Per Inch

Demo:
Create custom halftone dot effect

Work:
Roughs, use template

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Due at the beginning of class...

Step 4:
Roughs Due for Specialty Promotions Project (Qty: 3)

Design(s) should be placed on a vertical 11"x17"
(Example)

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Step 5 - Tech Strategy Sign Offs

Ex 02. DUE BoC
Packaged Native Files/Smallest Smile Size PDF

Lecture:
Trapping, Overprinting, knockouts,

Demo/Lab:
Trapping

Assign Ex 03:
Preparing Your Artwork for Screen Printing
DUE 4/25

Exercise 03:
Preparing your artwork for screen printing

Exercise Assets

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Final Resume due at the end of class...

This resume should illustrate the following:


• Typographic excellence


• Typographic formatting


• Creative usage of type


• Attention to detail


• Visual hierarchy


• Underlying grid structure


• Creative usage of paper


• Show potential as an entry-level graphic designer


Hand in a printed full color version by the end of class.
Place the final PDF file on the server.

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Step 6 Final Design for Specialty Promotions Project.

Submit final full color design on a 11"x17" in PDF format.
Using the template provided.

Self Assess for project.

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Tour:
Zome Design
3808 N Sullivan Rd Bldg 3Q Spokane Valley, Washington

Tour 1: 1st class
930 to 1030
Tour 2: 2nd Class
11 to 12

Details:
Please show up 15 minutes early. Carpooling recommended.

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Step 7 Final Design Revisions for Specialty Promotions Project.

Hand in vertical 11"x17" color print out for display.

Overview of Print Publication Design Project.

Overview of Publication Terminology and Elements.

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Ex 03. DUE BoC
Packaged Native Files/Smallest Smile Size PDF

Assign Ex 04:
Working with Color Separations
DUE 5/2

Discuss:
Resume Exercise and File Deliverables, make sure PDF is "High Quality"

Demo:
Printing Color Separations

Exercise 04:
Working with Color Separations

Discuss:
Look at file prep for specialty promotions

Work:
Step 8 File Prep

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Step 1 : Editorial Research Due

A) Fill out and hand in Questionnaire

B) Choose an online article to use for your two page spread. Copy all of the content into a text document. Print out and hand in.

C) Locate six stock photos that relate to your feature article. Print in Black / White hand in.

D) Research 200 images:
- Nameplates
- Competition
- Layout(s)
- Typography

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Step 2: Editorial (Print) Thumbnails

Required for thumbnails...

- Nameplate Designs
- Cover Designs and
- Two Page Layouts


Homework:

- Mood Boards




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Step 8: Specialty Promotions Final Digital Files BoC

and Resume Exercise (High Quality PDF)

Ex 04. DUE BoC
Packaged Native Files/Smallest Smile Size PDF

Assign Ex 05:
2 Part Magazine Cover and Style Guide exercise
DUE 5/14

Lecture:
Anatomy of a page layout

Discuss:
Finding copy for your layouts

Find a feature article for your editorial project online and copy and paste into a word doc

Demo:
Linking and sizing images

Lab:
Resizing and Re-sampling

Exercise 05:
Magazine Cover & Style-guide

 

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  • Step 3: Editorial (Print) Mood Boards (Qty: 3)
    Due on Server

    Use Go Moodboard.

Note: Using your previous research...

Make sure to include the following on your moodboards:

- Color Choices

- Nameplate Examples

- Typography Examples of: Headlines, Deck, Bylines, Subheads, Running Head, Body text, Pull quotes,
Photographic Captions, Jumpline(s), etc.

- Various Computer Generated Typographic Nameplate Designs for your publication (Minimum of Three)


Homework:

Work on rough designs

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Industry Tours:
(OPTIONAL)
All not going on the Seattle trip either go on student led tour or Workday, Robin will take attendance

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  • Greg will be in Seattle with the Graphic Design Club.

Sun 5/5
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Campus Development Day - No Classes.

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  • Step 4: Editorial (Print) Roughs Due

    Digital Comps in PDF format.

    Rm 203 Present the designs. PDFs color.

    Note: Greg & Tessa will need to present the Grad Show information to the Interior Design department at 11:30am.

 

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Step 8: Specialty Promotions Final Digital Files BoC

Step 5: Editorial (Print) Technology Strategy Due BoC

Discuss:
Step 5 Tech Strategy individually, and sign off

Demo:
Anything publication related

Work:
Editorial Design

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  • Roughs reviewed for students who still need a direction.

  • In Class Exercise : Visual Hierarchy of Type

  • Hand out Editorial (Mobile / Desktop) Project


    Greg will be presenting the Grad Show information to the Photography Program and will be in at 9:00am for the first session.




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  • In Class working on Editorial Design Project

  • Review editorial "typographic hierarchy" exercise


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Ex 05. 2 Part Exercise DUE BoC
Packaged Native Files/Smallest Smile Size PDF

    RICK KAMINSKI
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  • Step 6: Final Editorial (Print) Design Due

    Cover & Two page spread

    Size to fit onto a 11"x17" black and white for mark up.

    Place color PDF on server for review.


    and

Step 1: Editorial (Mobile/Desktop) Research Due on the Server

• Word Press Themes

and

Navigation Systems

• Website Designs (Competition)

• Mobile layouts & typography


HelveticaHaus Announcement

 

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  • Step 7: Editorial (Print Version) Final Revisions.

    Hand in a final PDF (High Quality Print).


    Final Print Out / Presentation: Will be due at a later date.



  • Due Step 2:

    Editorial (Mobile / Desktop)
    Develop Digital Wire-frames (Thumbnails) for Landing Page and Feature Article Page.
    (Minimum of 6)


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    Note: Using your previous research...
    Make sure to include the following on your mood boards:

    - Word Press Themes

    - Navigation Examples:
    Mobile and Desktop

    - Footer Examples

    - Online Publication / Competition

     

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      Step 8: Editorial Design (Print) Final Digital Files BoC
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    • Step 4: Editorial (Mobile / Desktop) Rough Due


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    Step 5: Editorial (Mobile / Desktop) Technology Strategy Due.

      RICK KAMINSKI
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    Work on Online Editorial.
    No Class.

    Greg will be in Philadelphia visiting family.

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    Memorial Day
    No classes.

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  • WORK ON: Editorial (Mobile / Desktop) Final Digital Files
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    • WORK ON: Editorial (Mobile / Desktop) Final Digital Files
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    • GRAPHIC DESIGN CLUB:
      Agency Tours

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    Step 6: Final Editorial (Mobile / Desktop) Design Due

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  • Step 7: Editorial (Mobile / Desktop) Final Revisions Due.

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    • Step 8: Editorial (Mobile / Desktop) Final Tech Files Due.

    • Review the completed web designs.
      in class, from the bluehost server.

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    STUDY DAY / NO CLASSES

    Faculty will be in interviewing students for Fall Quarter.

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    • No class held.

      Faculty will be in interviewing students for Fall Quarter.




      • FINAL EXAMS for outside courses.


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      Faculty will be in interviewing students for Fall Quarter.



      GRAD SHOW:
      REQUIRED ATTENDANCE!

      Show up any time between 5 - 8pm
      There will be an attendance sheet.

      THE MCGINNITY ROOM
      116 W. Pacific Avenue Spokane · WA 99201

      Make sure you sign in...



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    SFCC COMMENCEMENT


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