Graphic Design | Dr. DiMarco
California State University, Northridge
paula.j.dimarco@csun.edu

Spring 2015

Art458:
Graphic Seminar

Syllabus
Schedule


Introduction

Example project

Review career options related to visual communication. Students develop and engage in resolutions to business-related problems faced in the design profession, such as incorporating
team concepts, building professional relationships and refining communication skills. Students develop professional résumés and
portfolios (print and digital). The course emphasizes professional
graphic design business practices and creative processes.

Prerequisite: Art 344; Six additional units of Upper Division advertising design; Senior
standing.


 
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Art444:
Graphic Design 3
(3-3)

Syllabus
Schedule

 


Advanced and complex problem-solving consistent with those of graphic designers in the field. Emphasis on project of substantive scope, integration of skills and presentation.

Challenge 01 | Challenge 02 |
Challenge 03
Read/ Writing 01 | Read/ Writing 02 |
Survey Page 01
Survey Page 02

 

 

     
 
 
 
 
 

DESIGN ESSENTIALS

Information Graphics

Branding and Logo Links and Articles

Editorial Links

Typography Links

Key Art

Type- PBS

Helvetica - PERIOD.

Design - Font-mania

An Intro to Typography

Typography: Lesson TWO

Another Video About Typography

How to Design a Logo

INDESIGN

Interactive PDFs

Writing High Resolution PDFs from Indesign

Creating a PDF & Packaging a file
(with fonts and images)

Preflight

 

 

 

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ILLUSTRATOR

Gradient stroke options

Text on a Circle

Blending Shapes and Color

Masking a Photo in Illustrator

Closing a Path

Illustrator Tutorials

PHOTOSHOP

Photoshop Introduction

Photoshop Tutorials

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PRODUCTION

Printing Color Seperations

Folds and Bindings

Make a PDF

TECHNICAL

Image Size & resolution

Resolution information

What is LPI?

Understanding resolution

More on Resolution

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Milton Glaser- Drawing

How to learn GRAPHIC DESIGN

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Forms

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