Overview of schedule for History of Graphic Art
Fall 2011

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Week 1: Aug. 29
Meet In Class
Introductions and overview

(see lectures)

Read:
Gutenberg to OpenType Book (pages 16-79)

Read: (Meggs Book)
Chapter 5: Printing Comes to Europe

Chapter 6: The German Illustrated Book
 

Due in 2 weeks - Synopsis 1: Gutenberg to OpenType -- Pages 16-79
Due in 3 weeks
- Synopsis 2: Meggs book --Chapter 5 & 6

 

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Week 2:
Sept. 5
Labor Day --No class
Use this time to get ahead. Read the chapters listed in future days.

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Week 3:
Sept. 12
Meet In Class
(see lectures)

Due Synopsis 1: on Gutenberg to OpenType -- Pages 16-79

Read: (Meggs Book)
Chapter 5: Printing Comes to Europe

Chapter 6: The German Illustrated Book
 

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Week 4:
Sept. 19

Meet Online
(see lectures for what you need to do)

Due Synopsis 2: Chapter 5 & 6

Read: (Meggs Book)
Chapter 7: Renaissance Graphic Design
Chapter 8: An Epoch of Typographic Genius  

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Week 5:
Sept. 26
Meet In Class
(see lectures)

Due
Synopsis 3: Chapter 7 & 8

Read: (Meggs Book)
Chapter 9: Industrial Revolution
Chapter 10: Arts and Crafts Movement

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Week 6:
Oct. 3
Meet Online
(see lectures for what you need to do)

Due
Synopsis 4: Chapter 9 & 10
Also---
Critical Review #1 : Compare 2 Type designers and their work.

Read: (Meggs Book)
Chapter 11: Art Nouveau
Chapter 12: The Genesis of 20th Century Design

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Week 7:
Oct. 10
Meet In Class
(see lectures)

Due
Synopsis 5: Chapter 11 & 12

Read: (Meggs Book)
Chapter 14: Pictorial Modernism 

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Week 8:
Oct. 17
Meet Online
(see lectures for what you need to do)

Due
Synopsis 6: Chapter 14

Read:
From Gutenberg to OpenType -- Pages 90-161


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Week 9:
Oct. 24
Meet In Class
(see lectures)

Due
Synopsis 7: Gutenberg to OpenType -- page 90-161

Read: (Meggs Book)
Chapter 13: Influence of Modern Art  
Chapter 15: New Language of form    



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Week 10:
Oct. 31
Meet Online

(see lectures for what you need to do)

Due Synopsis 8: Chapter 13 & Chapter 15
Critical Review #2 : Compare 2 graphic artists and their work

Read: (Meggs Book)
Chapter 16: Bauhaus
Chapter 18: International Typographic Style

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Week 11: Nov. 7
Meet In Class
(see lectures)
Postmodern to contemporary

Due
Synopsis 9: Chapter 16 & Chapter 18

Read: (Meggs Book)
Chapter 17: Modern American Movement
Chapter 19: New York School

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Week 12:
Nov. 14
Meet Online
(see lectures for what you need to do)

 

Due Synopsis 10: Chapter 17 & 19

Read: (Meggs Book)
Chapter 21: Conceptual Image  
Chapter 23: Postmodern design

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Week 13: Nov. 21
Meet In Class

(see lectures)

Motion Graphic Part 1

Due Synopsis 11: Chapters 21 & 23

Read: (Meggs Book)
Chapter 24: Digital Revolution


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Week 14:
Nov. 28
Meet Online
(see lectures for what you need to do)

Due
Synopsis 12: Chapter 24
Critical review #3

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Week 15: Dec. 5
Meet In Class
(see lectures)


Motion Graphic Part 2
Exam review

Due
Critical Review #4: Poster or Paper

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Final Exam:
Must complete exam online.

Take online.

Exam is schedule for Monday December 12. However you can take the exam anytime between Dec. 9th and Dec. 14th.

The exam must be taken in one sitting.....so you must have a good internet connection. (exam is open for 3 hours only)Once you login to the exam the clock is ticking and you only have 180 minutes to take it.

Remember: prepare your notes a head of time. Do not waste the time searching the internet for your answers. Have everything infront of you. Put posted on your text book. Print out the study guide.


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