Tuesday, October 31, 2017

11.02

TODAY:
Project 03 - Small group/Individual critiques, workday. Post what you have accomplished since last class
to your blog.

HOMEWORK: 
Prepare full-sized comp for next class, prepare for critique.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

10.31

Happy Halloween!

TODAY:
Project 03 - Workday. Individual critiques. Post what you have accomplished since last class to your blog.

HOMEWORK: 
Continue working on and refining your layouts. Prepare a rough full-sized model that explores the range of issues (formal and typographic) you will deal with in the final.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

10.26

TODAY:
Project 03 - review. Present ideas in small groups. Discuss approach/thumbnail/layout ideas. Workday. Individual critiques. Post what you have accomplished since last class to your blog.

HOMEWORK: 
Continue working on and refining your layouts.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

10.24

TODAY
Project 03 - Review. Research and ideation day. Group discussion of “ism” and scope of project in class. Discussion of possible approaches, production techniques and material use. Complete general research and start to experiment typographically. Post what you have accomplished since last class to your blog.

HOMEWORK:
Conduct research into the use and compatibility of materials. Determine suitability. Prepare samples of typographic layouts and type treatments. Post your initial typographic work to your blog.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

10.19

TODAY:
Project 03 Introduction.

Project 03: The ism's of Art
     Project Brief
     Grade Sheet
     Slides
     Readings
          Pioneers-of-Modern-Typography
     Manifestos
          Futurism
          Dadaism
          Constructivism
          De Stijl
          Bauhaus Modernism

Presentation on early 20th century typography. Research workday. Post your initial thoughts about the project to your blog. What is the first idea you have in terms of how you might approach the project?

HOMEWORK:
Read “Pioneers of Modern Typography” and post your thoughts on the reading. What are your feeling regarding the various philosophies driving the various groups work? Do you have a particular affinity with any of the movements? Why? Decide which “ism” you will work with by next class. Bring research sources to class and post links, articles, imagery and other evidence of your research to your blog.

Friday, October 13, 2017

10.13

TODAY
Project 02 Due. Turn in printed full-scale versions of booklet and poster. 

PROJECT 02 HOMEWORK: 
Upload final version jpegs of your booklet to your blog. Post your project synopsis to your blog. Make certain all entries have been posted to your blog by 12 midnight.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

10.12

TODAY:
Project 02 Workday

HOMEWORK: 
Complete final revisions and prepare perfect full-sized examples of the booklet and poster. Refine your work and make final corrections.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

10.10

TODAY:
Project 02 Final critique of poster and booklet. Be prepared to discuss the development of your work. Come prepared to pin your work up at the beginning of class. If you are not ready you loose your chance to partic- ipate and you will be assessed an attendance reduction, no excuses.

HOMEWORK:
Refine your poster and booklet based on the critique. Post a reflection of the critique to your blog.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

10.05

TODAY:
Project 02 Individual critiques. Workday. Post what you have accomplished since last class to your blog.

HOMEWORK:
Continue working on and refining your designs. Prepare full-sized, trimmed samples of your page spreads. Your booklet samples should illustrate the range of content and the concept driving the idea. Prepare a 12 x 18 example of your current poster to share in critique.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

10.03

TODAY:
Project 02 Review, discussion of booklet and production techniques. Workday. Small group critiques. Post what you have accomplished since last class to your blog, including samples of page spreads.

HOMEWORK:
Continue working on and refining your booklet design