paula.j.dimarco@csun.edu

Fall 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

(see moodle)

 


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

Wk02 | Wk03 | Wk04 | Wk05 | Wk06 | Wk07 | Wk08 | Wk09 | Wk10 | Wk11 | Wk12 | Wk 13 |
Wk 14 | Wk 15 |

 

 

DR. DIMARCO 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

(see moodle)

 


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

 

 

 

DR. DIMARCO 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

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

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


 

DR. DIMARCO paula.j.dimarco@csun.edu
Spring 2014

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


Art341: T&Th
Production Design
(3)

Syllabus
Schedule

Production Topics

Midterm Study Guide

 

 


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Production mechanics of designed projects are prepared for offset printing and digital reproduction. In-depth review of color separations, ink, paper, and current trends in print production as well as digital reproduction and multimedia. Prerequisite: Art 244; Art 200; Corequisite; non-art majors consult department for equivalency.

Project 01 | Project 02 | Project 03

Summary 01 | Summary 02 | Summary 03

Summary 04 | Summary 05 | Summary 06

Using Moodle


Art356: M&W
Computer Publishing
(3-3)

Syllabus
Schedule

 


Application of graphic design principles to computer generated page layout. Using current software applications, covers design of text documents, graphic elements, and their incorporation into page layouts. Emphasis on the use of the computer for decision-making and experimentation.Prerequisite: Art 244; Art 200; Corequisite; non-art majors consult department for equivalency.

Project 01 | Project 02 | Project 03

(In addition, there are several practice assignments that you will be required to submit. These assignments are listed in the schedule.)

 

DR. DIMARCO paula.j.dimarco@csun.edu
Fall 2013

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


Art341: M&W
Production Design
(3)

Syllabus
Schedule

Production Topics
& Study Guide 02



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Production mechanics of designed projects are prepared for offset printing and digital reproduction. In-depth review of color separations, ink, paper, and current trends in print production as well as digital reproduction and multimedia. Prerequisite: Art 244; Art 200; Corequisite; non-art majors consult department for equivalency.

Project 01 | Project 02 | Project 03

Art354: T&TH
Computer Graphics
(3-3)

Syllabus
Schedule

 


Application and principles of computer graphics as a creative technological medium. Practical tutorials in the use of Illustrator and Photoshop in the creation of print graphic communications. Tapping into the computer as a powerful medium for visual expression. Prerequisite: Art 244; Art 200; Corequisite; non-art majors consult department for equivalency.

Project 01 | Project 02

Project 03 | Project 04

(In addition, there are several practice assignments that you will be required to submit. These assignments are listed in the schedule.)

 

DR. DIMARCO paula.j.dimarco@csun.edu
Spring 2013

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 Modernism

Exam Study Guide 4th edition

Exam Study Guide 5th edition


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 | Timeline

Critical Reviews
Poster Assignment
Synopsis


Art356: Mon. & Wed.
Computer Publishing
(3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

 

 


Prerequisite: Art 244; Art 200; Corequisite; non-art majors consult department for equivalency.

Application of graphic design principles to computer generated page layout. Using current software applications, covers design of text documents, graphic elements, and their incorporation into page layouts. Emphasis on the use of the computer for decision-making and experimentation.

Project 01 | Project 02 | Project 03

(In addition, there are several practice assignments that you will be required to submit. These assignments are listed in the schedule.)

Art356: Tue. & Thurs.
Computer Publishing (3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

 


Prerequisite: Art 244; Art 200; Corequisite; non-art majors consult department for equivalency.

Application of graphic design principles to computer generated page layout. Using current software applications, covers design of text documents, graphic elements, and their incorporation into page layouts. Emphasis on the use of the computer for decision-making and experimentation.

Project 01 | Project 02 | Project 03

(In addition, there are several practice assignments that you will be required to submit. These assignments are listed in the schedule.)s

 

DR. DIMARCO paula.j.dimarco@csun.edu
Fall 2012

Art461:
History of Graphic Arts (3)

Syllabus

Schedule

Introduction

Graphic Artists List

Guide to the movements

Study sheets:

Victorian
Arts and Crafts
Art Nouveau
Modernism
Pictorial Modernism

Exam Study Guide 4th edition

Exam Study Guide 5th edition

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 | Timeline

Critical Reviews
Poster Assignment
Synopsis


Art354: Mon. & Wed
Computer Graphics (3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

 


_____________________________
Prerequisite: Art 200; upper division standing in art; non-art majors consult department for equivalency. The application and principles of computer graphics as a creative technological medium. Practical experience with micro-computers in studying the potentials of graphic communication and visual expression.

6 hours lab.

Project 01 | Project 02

(In addtion, there are several practice assignments that you will be required to submit. These assignments are listed in the schedule.)

Art354: Tue. & Thurs.
Computer Graphics (3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

 


_____________________________
Prerequisite: Art 200; upper division standing in art; non-art majors consult department for equivalency. The application and principles of computer graphics as a creative technological medium. Practical experience with micro-computers in studying the potentials of graphic communication and visual expression.

6 hours lab.

Project 01 | Project 02

(In addtion, there are several practice assignments that you will be required to submit. These assignments are listed in the schedule.)

 

 

DR. DIMARCO paula.j.dimarco@csun.edu
Spring 2012

Art244:
Graphic Design 1 (3)

Syllabus

Schedule

 

Introductory survey of the professional field of advertising and graphic design. Emphasis on the fundamental principles and skills. A breath approach is used in presenting materials, techniques and concepts of the field.

Project 01 | Project 02 | Project 03

Writing Assignment-Text | Writing Final

Exercise 1 | Exercise 2 | Exercise 3 | Exercise 4 | Exercise 5 | Exercise 6

Art354:
Computer Graphics (3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

 


_____________________________
Prerequisite: Art 200; upper division standing in art; non-art majors consult department for equivalency. The application and principles of computer graphics as a creative technological medium. Practical experience with micro-computers in studying the potentials of graphic communication and visual expression.

6 hours lab.

Project 01 | Project 02 | Project 03

Art356:
Computer Publishing
(3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

 

 

Prerequisite: Art 244; Art 200; Corequisite; non-art majors consult department for equivalency.

Application of graphic design principles to computer generated page layout. Using current software applications, covers design of text documents, graphic elements, and their incorporation into page layouts. Emphasis on the use of the computer for decision-making and experimentation.

6 hours lab.

Project 01 | Project 02 |

   

 


Fall 2011

Art461:
History of Graphic Arts (3)

Syllabus

Schedule

Introduction

 

Past Slides lectures

 

 

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 | Timeline

Critical Reviews | Poster Assignment
Synopsis

Study Guide


Art354:
Computer Graphics (3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

 


_____________________________
Prerequisite: Art 200; upper division standing in art; non-art majors consult department for equivalency. The application and principles of computer graphics as a creative technological medium. Practical experience with micro-computers in studying the potentials of graphic communication and visual expression.

6 hours lab.

Project 01 | Project 02 |

Art356:
Computer Publishing
(3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

 

 

Prerequisite: Art 244; Art 200; Corequisite; non-art majors consult department for equivalency.

Application of graphic design principles to computer generated page layout. Using current software applications, covers design of text documents, graphic elements, and their incorporation into page layouts. Emphasis on the use of the computer for decision-making and experimentation.

6 hours lab.

Project 01 | Project 02 |

   

 

 

 

DR. DIMARCO paula.j.dimarco@csun.edu
Fall 2010

Art354:
Computer Graphics (3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

 


_____________________________
Prerequisite: Art 200; upper division standing in art; non-art majors consult department for equivalency. The application and principles of computer graphics as a creative technological medium. Practical experience with micro-computers in studying the potentials of graphic communication and visual expression.

6 hours lab.

Rock Poster Historical people:

 

Vector Illustration website

Wes Wilson
John Van Hamersveld
Scrojo
Emek
Aesthetic Apparatus
Firehouse

Drowning Creek
Chuck Sperry
Guy Burwell
Brian Ewing
Dirk Fowler
Dave Gink
Wendy Wright
Tara McPherson

Art356:
Computer Publishing
(3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

 

 

Prerequisite: Art 244; Art 200; Corequisite; non-art majors consult department for equivalency.

Application of graphic design principles to computer generated page layout. Using current software applications, covers design of text documents, graphic elements, and their incorporation into page layouts. Emphasis on the use of the computer for decision-making and experimentation.

6 hours lab.


LINKS
to other sites:

 

 

 

Take a Look:

A blog that I think you will enjoy.
Check this article out!
Great Website Check it Out!

Educational priced software

Art Education Resources

Typography for Art Teachers

Tips for art Teachers

 

 

Spring 2010

Art354:
Computer Graphics (3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

Projects

Exercises

Be Design

Trailer Park

Concepts Arts

Cimarron Group

P.O.V Points of View

Workhorse

BLT Associates | More

 

Poster Site


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Prerequisite: Art 200; upper division standing in art; non-art majors consult department for equivalency. The application and principles of computer graphics as a creative technological medium. Practical experience with micro-computers in studying the potentials of graphic communication and visual expression.

Nine hours lab.

Books to purchase:
Photoshop Cs3 Photo Effects Cookbook

How to Wow with Illustrator

 

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Art344:
Graphic Design 2 (3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

 

Introduction to intermediate skills and conceptual problems of the Visual Communication field. The integration of theory and practical applications are stressed.

Prerequisite: Art 140, 200, 244

Techniques

 

 

Illustrator 01 | Illustrator 02 |
Illustrator 03
| Illustrator 04 |

Photoshop 01

Inside Out Projection sheet

 

Fall 2009



Art 461
History of Graphic Arts (3)

Syllabus

Schedule

Introduction

Spring Final Exam Study Guide

Graphic Artist List

Incomplete list of graphic artists

Incomplete list of type designers


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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 WebCT

Lecture schedule | Timeline

Extra Credit Oppurtunities:

TBA


Critical Review #4: Poster samples


Past Slides lectures

______________________________

Art344:
Graphic Design 2 (3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

Projects

Exercises

 

 

Introduction to intermediate skills and conceptual problems of the Visual Communication field. The integration of theory and practical applications are stressed.

Prerequisite: Art 140, 200, 244

 

 

Techniques

 

 

Illustrator 01 | Illustrator 02 |
Illustrator 03
| Illustrator 04 |

Photoshop 01

Past Finds:

WPA show

• An interesting Blog

Subliminal Projects:
LA Gallery that shows alternative work from graphic artist and more (Fairey's gallery).

WPA show: Poster exhibition
YouTube Video —Shepard Fairey
Video- Obey

• Calculating a freelance rate

• CSUN Art Students head to South Korea. See blog for more details.

Check this article out!

Great Website Check it Out!

Spring 2008

Smart Day Workshop | Typography | Tips


Art 461
History of Graphic Arts (3)

Syllabus

Schedule

Introduction

Spring Final Exam Study Guide

Graphic Artist List


______________________________
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 WebCT

Lecture schedule | Timeline

Extra Credit Oppurtunities:

TBA


Critical Review #4: Poster samples


Past Slides lectures

______________________________

Art354:
Computer Graphics (3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

Projects

Exercises

Movie Posters 1
Movie Poster 2

Be Design

Trailer Park

Concepts Arts

Cimarron Group

P.O.V Points of View

Workhorse

BLT Associates | More

 

Poster Site

 

 

Prerequisite: Art 200; upper division standing in art; non-art majors consult department for equivalency. The application and principles of computer graphics as a creative technological medium. Practical experience with micro-computers in studying the potentials of graphic communication and visual expression.
Nine hours lab.

Books to purchase:
Photoshop Cs3 Photo Effects Cookbook

How to Wow with Illustrator

Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards 2009

 

 

Techniques

 

 

Illustrator 01 | Illustrator 02 |
Illustrator 03
| Illustrator 04 |

Photoshop 01

Past Finds:

WPA show

• An interesting Blog

Subliminal Projects:
LA Gallery that shows alternative work from graphic artist and more (Fairey's gallery).

WPA show: Poster exhibition
YouTube Video —Shepard Fairey
Video- Obey

• Calculating a freelance rate

• CSUN Art Students head to South Korea. See blog for more details.

Check this article out!

Great Website Check it Out!

Fall 2008
Smart Day Workshop | Typography | Tips



Art 461
History of Graphic Arts (3)

Syllabus

Schedule

Introduction

Fall Final Exam Study Guide

Graphic Artist List

______________________________
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.  

Lecture schedule | Timeline

Extra Credit Oppurtunities:

Robbie Conal- October 18th


Critical Review #4: Poster samples


Past Slides lectures

______________________________

Art356:
Computer Publishing Design

(3-3)- can be taken 2x's

 

Syllabus

Schedule

Projects

Brainstorming


Prerequisite: Art 244; Art 200; Corequisite; non-art majors consult department for equivalency.

Application of graphic design principles to computer generated page layout. Using current software applications, covers design of text documents, graphic elements, and their incorporation into page layouts. Emphasis on the use of the computer for decision-making and experimentation.

Nine hours lab.

Books to purchase:
Adobe Illustrator CS3 Classroom in a Book

Adobe InDesign CS3 Classroom in a Book


New Finds:

 

 

• An interesting Blog

Subliminal Projects:
LA Gallery that shows alternative work from graphic artist and more (Fairey's gallery).

WPA show: Poster exhibition
YouTube Video —Shepard Fairey
Video- Obey


Past Finds:

• Calculating a freelance rate

• CSUN Art Students head to South Korea. See blog for more details.

Check this article out!

Great Website Check it Out!

Summer 2008


Art 461
History of Graphic Arts (3)

Syllabus

Schedule

Introduction

Summer- Final Exam Study Guide

Graphic Artist List

______________________________
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.  

Lecture schedule | Timeline

Extra Credit Oppurtunities:

TBA


Critical Review #4: Poster samples


Past Slides lectures

______________________________

New Finds:

 

 


 

 

Spring 2008


Art 461
History of Graphic Arts (3)

Syllabus

Schedule

Introduction

Final Exam Study Guide

Graphic Artist List

______________________________
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.  

461 Lectures (with slides) | Timeline

Extra Credit Oppurtunities:
WPA show

Past Slides lectures

______________________________

Art354:
Computer Graphics (3-3)

Syllabus

Schedule

Projects

Exercises

Movie Posters 1
Movie Poster 2

Be Design

Trailer Park

Concepts Arts

Cimarron Group

P.O.V Points of View

Workhorse

BLT Associates | More

 

Poster Site

 

Brainstorming

Prerequisite: Art 200; upper division standing in art; non-art majors consult department for equivalency. The application and principles of computer graphics as a creative technological medium. Practical experience with micro-computers in studying the potentials of graphic communication and visual expression.
Nine hours lab.

Books to purchase:
Adobe Photoshop CS3 Classroom in a Book

Adobe Illustrator CS3 Classroom in a Book


New Finds:

 

 

• An interesting Blog

Subliminal Projects:
LA Gallery that shows alternative work from graphic artist and more (Fairey's gallery).

WPA show: Poster exhibition
YouTube Video —Shepard Fairey
Video- Obey


Past Finds:

• Calculating a freelance rate

• CSUN Art Students head to South Korea. See blog for more details.

Check this article out!

Great Website Check it Out!

Fall 2007


Art 461
History of Graphic Arts

Syllabus

Introduction

Final Exam Study Guide

Graphic Artist List

______________________________
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.  

461 Lectures (with slides) | Timeline

Adobe CS3 Book Camp
September 22—Check this out!


Past Slides lectures

Critical review #4- Poster
(This is an alternative to the paper.)

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Art 691
MFA Seminar

Syllabus

Schedule

Orientation to the procedures and requirements of the MFA professional degree programs in Studio or Visual communication Arts. Exploration into career development, professional issues, and writing about art. Philosophies pertaining to disciplines in the visual arts are examined through a series of guest lectures.

Paper #2
Outline Sample 01 | Outline Sample 02
Meetings Sheet

Paraphrasing
MLA Style | APA Style

Spring 2007

Art 344:
Graphic Design II
Syllabus

Schedule

 

 

______________________________

Introduction to intermediate skills and conceptual problems of the Visual Communication field. The integration of theory and practical applications are stressed.
Nine hours lab. Prerequisite: Art 140, 200, 244


Art 444:
Graphic Design III

Syllabus

Schedule

Read This!

______________________________
Prerequisite: Art 344. 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. Students should have developed a professional resume and portfolio by the end of this series.

Nine hours lab.

 


Art 461
History of Graphic Arts

Syllabus

Schedule

Stylebooks

Graphic Artist List

______________________________
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.  

Timeline

Make a PDF | Exam Grades


Past Slides lectures

Great Website Check it Out!

Anouncements

• Calculating a freelance rate

• Korea Workshop
CSUN Art Students head to South Korea.
See blog for more details.

Check this article out!

Fall 2006 | UCLA-Final Project | History of the poster |
|
Design Stars | Political Graphics | Cultural Icon
| Self Portrait | Motion | Design Today | Final Project |

Art 244:
Graphic Design I
Syllabus

Schedule

Graphic
designer list

 

Introductory survey of the professional field of advertising and graphic design. Emphasis on the fundamental principles & skills. A breath approach is used in presenting materials, techniques and concepts of the field.
Nine hours lab.


Art 344:
Graphic Design II
Syllabus

Schedule

Mood Book 1

______________________________
Prerequisite: Art 140, 200, 244
Introduction to intermediate skills and conceptual problems of the Visual Communication field. The integration of theory and practical applications are stressed.
Nine hours lab.

 


Art 461
History of Graphic Arts

Syllabus

Schedule

Stylebooks

Graphic Artist List

______________________________
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.  

Timeline

Make a PDF


Past Slides lectures

Great Website Check it Out!

Summer 2006 Classes

Check this article out!

Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 |


Art 344:
Graphic Design II

Syllabus

Graphic
designer list

 

Mood Book

 

 

______________________________
Prerequisite: Art 140, 200, 244
Introduction to intermediate skills and conceptual problems of the Visual Communication field. The integration of theory and practical applications are stressed.
Nine hours lab.

Projects:
1: Collaborative Book
(Visual Journey)
2: Poster that folds to mailer

(about a graphic designer)

3: Editorial

4. (final exam)
Process images on Collaborative Project (PDF)

Ex 1 | Ex 2 | Ex 3 |


Art 343:
Typography

Syllabus

Great site:
check it out.

Type
designer list

Mood Book

______________________________
Theory and practice of letter forms and typography as they apply to graphics, advertisising 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.
Nine hours lab.

Projects:
1: Collaborative Book
(Typographic Journey)
2: Poster that folds to mailer
(about a type designer- must be typographically driven)

3: Editorial

4. (final exam)
Process images on Collaborative Project (PDF)

Ex 1 | Ex 2 | Ex 3 |

| Open Type | Type Test | Type terms

 

Spring 2006

Art 344:
Graphic Design II

Syllabus

Schedule

Prerequisite: Art 140, 200, 244
Introduction to intermediate skills and conceptual problems of the Visual Communication field. The integration of theory and practical applications are stressed.
Nine hours lab.


Art 461
History of Graphic Arts

Syllabus

Schedule

Stylebooks

Graphic Artist List

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.  

461 Lectures (with slides) | Timeline

Past Slides lectures

Art 681 A
Seminar in Art Education
Prerequisite: Classified Graduate standing. 
Study of the nature of creativity in art, place of art in the curriculum, improving teaching methods and inquiry into other disciplines for related implications.  Identification of areas of greatest need for research.

Art 681 B
Seminar in Art Education

Synopsis

Spring 06 Syllabus

Prerequisite: Classified Graduate standing
Investigation and identification of areas in greatest need of research in art education.  Special emphasis on selection of projects most appropriate for development and for advanced research.

Site to do literature review

ArtsEdge

Wallace Foundation

Research Chart

ArtsNet

Art History Resources

Art Museums

Writing Resources:

APA—OWL

APA—Monash University

APA—CSULA

 

   
   

 

Fall 2005

Art 244:
Graphic Design I
Syllabus

Schedule

Thumbnail example

Introductory survey of the professional field of advertising and graphic design. Emphasis on the fundamental principles & skills. A breath approach is used in presenting materials, techniques and concepts of the field.
Nine hours lab.

Exercise #1 | Exercise #2 | Exercise #3 |
Exercise #4
| Project 1 | Exercise #5 | Project 2

Art 461
History of Graphic Arts

Syllabus

Schedule

Notebooks

Graphic Artist List

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.  

461 Lectures (with slides) | Timeline

 

Past Slides lectures

Art 313
History of Design

Syllabus

Schedule

Designer list

Study of important developments in the history of design: architecture and ornament, interior and furniture, decorative arts, textile design, industrial design, product design and graphic design. 

313 Lectures (with slides) Notebook

 

 

 

Summer 2005 Schedule | Field trip

Art 344:
Graphic Design II

Syllabus

Graphic
designer list

 

Mood Book

Prerequisite: Art 140, 200, 244
Introduction to intermediate skills and conceptual problems of the Visual Communication field. The integration of theory and practical applications are stressed.
Nine hours lab.

Projects:
1: Editorial | 2: Typeface Booklet |
3: Choose one:

A: Poster that foldes to mailer
(graphic designer)

B: Catalog/ promotional piece
(for a product)

4: Process Book (final exam)

Art 343:
Typography

Syllabus

Great site: check it out.

Type
designer list

Theory and practice of letter forms and typography as they apply to graphics, advertisising 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.
Nine hours lab.

Projects:
1: Editorial | 2: Typeface Booklet |
3:Choose one:

A: Poster that foldes to mailer
(type designer)

B: Catalog
(that is typographically driven)

| 3: Font Search (final exam)

| Open Type | Type Test |

Art 444:
Graphic Design III

Syllabus

designer list

Prerequisite: Art 344. 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. Students should have developed a professional resume and portfolio by the end of this series.
Nine hours lab.

Writing Assignment:
Research 20 places you would like to work for.

Projects:
1: Editorial | 2: Open (you decided)|
3: Self Promo Peice | 4: Portfolio (final exam)

 

Spring 2005

Art 344:
Graphic Design II

Syllabus
Schedule

 

Prerequisite: Art 140, 200, 244
Introduction to intermediate skills and conceptual problems of the Visual Communication field. The integration of theory and practical applications are stressed.
Nine hours lab.

Mov ie Poster | Preparing for Output | Process Book

CD Images

Art 343:
Typography

Syllabus

Schedule

 

Theory and practice of letter forms and typography as they apply to graphics, advertisising 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.
Nine hours lab.

Font Search | Open Type | Type Test |

Great site: check it out.

Art 461
History of Graphic Arts

Slides lectures

Schedule

: 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.  

WebSite (with slides)

 

Fall 2004 Classes

Fall 2004

Art Education Resources (click here)

 

Art 244:
Graphic Design I
Fall 2004 Syllabus
Schedule

Midterm exam review

Introductory survey of the
professional field of advertising and
graphic design. Emphasis on the
fundamental principles & skills. A
breath approach is used in
presenting materials, techniques and
concepts of the field.

Nine hours lab.

Art 301:
Web design
Fall 2004 Syllabus

Schedule

 

An introduction to principles and techniques for visual and fixed design for websites. Course includes an introduction to website animation technologies. 
Nine hours lab.


Art 681 B
Seminar in Art Education

Syllabus

Midterm Paper

Prerequisite: Classified Graduate standing
Investigation and identification of areas in greatest need of research in art education.  Special emphasis on selection of projects most appropriate for development and for advanced research.. 

 

Summer 2004 Classes

Summer 2004

Art: 356:
Computer Publishing Design (3-3)

&

Art354:
Computer Graphics

(3-3)

Schedule

Project 1
Project 2
Project 3

 

Prerequisite: Art 200 and Art 244. Application of graphic design principles to computer generated page layout. The design of text documents, graphic elements, and their incorporation into page layouts will be covered using current software applications. Emphasis placed on the use of the computer for decision-making and experimentation.

Prerequisite: Art 200; upper division standing in art; non-art majors consult department for equivalency. The application and principles of computer graphics as a creative technological medium. Practical experience with micro-computers in studying the potentials of graphic communication and visual expression.
Nine hours lab.


LINKS
to my technical pages:

Text on a Circle

Introduction to Photoshop

examples of designs

Preparing for Output

LINKS
to other sites:

Illustrator Tip 01

Illustrator Tip 02

Illustrator Pathfinder Palette

Educational priced software

 

Spring 2004 Classes

Spring 2004

Art 344:
Graphic Design II

[Community Service-learning]

Schedule

 

 

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Prerequisite: Art 140, 200, 244
Introduction to intermediate skills and conceptual problems of the Visual Communication field. The integration of theory and practical applications are stressed.
Nine hours lab.

Preparing for Output

Process Book


Art 444:
Graphic Design III

Schedule

Prerequisite: Art 344. 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. Students should have developed a professional resume and portfolio by the end of this series.
Nine hours lab.

Art 681 A
Seminar in Art Education
Prerequisite: Classified Graduate standing. 
Study of the nature of creativity in art, place of art in the curriculum, improving teaching methods and inquiry into other disciplines for related implications.  Identification of areas of greatest need for research.

Art 681 B
Seminar in Art Education

 

 

Prerequisite: Classified Graduate standing
Investigation and identification of areas in greatest need of research in art education.  Special emphasis on selection of projects most appropriate for development and for advanced research.. 

 

 

Fall 2003 Classes

Art 344:
Graphic Design II

 

Final Schedule

Introduction to intermediate skills and conceptual problems of the Visual Communication field. The integration of theory and its practical applicat-
ions is stressed.
Nine hours lab.

Preparing for Output

Project 2

Process Book


Art 301:
Web design
Fall 2003 Syllabus

Schedule
Tu/Thur. 2-5pm

Tu/Thur. 6-9pm

 

An introduction to principles and techniques for visual and fixed design for websites. Course includes an introduction to website animation technologies. 
Nine hours lab.

 

 

Summer 2003 Classes

These classes features a unique combination of active participation , in-class exercises, critiques, and discussions as well as studio projects which focusing on conceptual as well as technical issues related to graphic design, typography and visual communication.

Schedule

Art 343
Typography

 

Art 344:
Graphic Design II

Theory and practice of letterforms and typography as they apply to graphics, advertising and other areas of design and visual communication.

Introduction to intermediate skills and conceptual problems of the Visual Communication field. The integration of theory and its practical applicat-
ions is stressed.


Art 354
Computer Graphics

 

 

Art 356
Computer Publishing Design

The application and principles of computer graphics as a creative technological medium. Practical experience with micro-computers in studying the potentials of graphic communication and visual expression.

Application of graphic design principles to computer generated page layout. The design of text documents, graphic elements, and their incorporation into page layouts will be covered using current software applications. Emphasis placed on the use of the computer for decision-making and experimentation.

 

Spring 2003 Classes

Art 344:
Graphic Design II
Spring 2003 Syllabus


final Schedule

Project 2


(worksheets to be submitted)

Final Project

 

Introduction to intermediate skills and
conceptual problems of the Visual
Communication field. The integration
of theory and its practical applicat-
ions is stressed. The class features
a unique combination of studio
projects, in-class ex-ercises,
critiques, readings, writings, and
discussions focusing on issues
related to graphic design and
visual communication.

Art 301:
Web design
Spring 2003 Syllabus


Schedule

An introduction to principles and techniques for visual and fixed design for websites.
Course in-cludes an introduction to website animation technologies. 
Nine hours lab.


YSS


A program for kids.

 

 

Fall 2002 Classes

Art 244:
Graphic Design I
Fall 2002 Syllabus
Schedule

Introductory survey of the
professional field of advertising and
graphic design. Emphasis on the
fundamental principles & skills. A
breath approach is used in
presenting materials, techniques and
concepts of the field.

Art 344:
Graphic Design II
Fall 2002 Syllabus

Schedule

Introduction to intermediate skills and
conceptual problems of the Visual
Communication field. The integration
of theory and its practical applicat-
ions is stressed. The class features
a unique combination of studio
projects, in-class ex-ercises,
critiques, readings, writings, and
discussions focusing on issues
related to graphic design and
visual communication.

Art 301:
Web design
Fall 2002 Syllabus
Schedule

An introduction to principles and techniques for visual and fixed design for websites.
Course in-cludes an introduction to website animation technologies. 
Nine hours lab.