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


Fall 2014

Art343:
Advance Typography
(3)

Syllabus
Schedule




Theory and practice of letter forms and typography as they apply to graphics, advertising and other areas of design and visual communication. Projects cover principles of typography, letter structure, type face selection, fundamentals of computer typesetting, and typographic layout. Prerequisite: Art 243; Art 200; Corequisite; non-art majors consult department for equivalency.

Type Challenge 01 | Type Challenge 02 Type Challenge 03

 
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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

 
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Art461:
History of Graphic Arts (3)

Syllabus
Introduction
Graphic Artists List
Guide to the movements

Study sheets:
Victorian
Arts and Crafts
Art Nouveau
Modernism
Pictorial ModernismTimeline


A history of the development of the original print as a work of art from the 15th century to the present, including relief, intaglio and planographic media. Attention will also be given to the rise of graphic design and its impact as mass media in the 19th and 20th centuries.  

Using Moodle

Lecture schedule
Critical Reviews
Poster Assignment
Synopsis
Exam Study Guide 4th edition
Exam Study Guide 5th edition


 

 

     
 
 
 
 
 

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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