schedule

The schedule is subject to change, so stay tuned.

wk1 in-class due
8/25 intro ---
8/27 how much do you know? -- basic principles PLUS the historical development of space --Read Williams,4-5. Jot down your answers in your design journal (Entry #1) and come prepared to discuss.
--Read White 40-50
wk2 in-class due
9/1 how much do you know? -- typography --Read Williams,6-7. Jot down your answers in your design journal, focusing specifically on questions 1-3 on the left-hand side of pg 7. (Entry #2)
--Bring to class a text that includes typography that you find appealing.
9/3 how much do you know? -- color theory, printing, file formats, fonts, web design --Read Williams 8-12 and look up any answer you do not know.
--Entry #3 due
wk3 in-class due
9/8 Space: Emptiness, Symmetry and asymmetry --Read White 13-40
9/12 Space: Emptiness, Symmetry and asymmetry --Review White 13-40
wk4 in-class due
9/15 Unity: Unity and Space --Read White 51-60
--Entry #4 due
9/17 7 design components --Read White 57-73
--bring to class a design you like
--JOURNALS DUE!
wk5 in-class due
9/22 Using 7 design components --Read White 69-73
9/24 Page Architecture --Read White 77-86
--Entry #5 due
wk6 in-class due
9/29 Connecting Elements --Read White 87-99
10/1 Midterm--BRING BLUE BOOK --Midterm Exam BRING BLUE BOOK
wk7 in-class due
10/6 HELVETICA be there, watch movie, take notes
10/8 HELVETICA be there, watch movie, take notes
wk8 in-class due
10/13 Type --Read White 103-121
--Entry #6 due
10/15 Type --Read White 122-end.
MEET IN AML!!
--GET Lynda.com set up (see email)
wk9 in-class due
10/20 lab time for tutorial --lab time for tutorial -- bring headphones and make sure you're payed up at Lynda.com
--Read Williams 15-44 (clip art/photos)
10/22 lab time for tutorial --by classtime, complete the "llustrator CS4 Getting Started" lynda.com tutorials.

--Read Williams 46-63 (design challenges and "looks")
wk10 in-class due
10/27 design -- Look at other Illustrator tutorials to see what's available
-- Entry #7 Due
--Read Williams 65-86 (visual impact)
10/29 logos. what do you like? --Read Williams 87-102 (logos)
--Bring to class 2-4 logos you find appealing and be prepared to describe, in Williams terms, what you like about them.
wk11 in-class due
11/3 designing IN AML 105 -- in-class lab time in order to begin working on Entry #8
11/5 designing in AML 105. Mockup Discussions --- Mockups due by 3:30. First 30 minutes yours to work.
wk12 in-class due
11/10

idea generation

. MEET in AML 105

Entry #8 due
----Read Williams 103-120 (business cards, letterhead, envelopes)
--Read Williams 133-150 (advertising)

--BRING TO CLASS an example of a business card you really like.
11/12 designing w/ InDesign. MEET in AML 105 and work on letterhead --Read Williams 151-160 (billboards)
--Read Williams 161-178 (websites)
wk13 in-class due
11/17

mockups of business card due

MEET in AML 101

--Entry #9 due
--revisit Williams 103-120 (business cards, letterhead, envelopes)
11/19 designing ---optional lab time. I've reserved 101.
wk14 in-class due
12/1 meet in AML 105 ---Entry #10 AND JOURNAL DUE
12/3 peer review in AML 105 ---draft of billboard or ad due.
wk15 in-class due
12/8 presentations (back in CUE classroom) Presentations from Andrew, Marisa, Erin, Bryce, Laura, Amy, Jenn, Henry, and Tony
12/10 presentations (CUE classroom) Presentations from Dierdre, Megan, Elyse, Sheila, Katy, Kevin, Todd, Kaylee, and Ashley