336 Schedule

The class schedule is subject to change and will be updated every Monday. Check this page regularly to see what is expected for the upcoming week. Scroll to bottom to see schedule for weeks that have passed.

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Remember: You can work outside class during open hours in the SPARK computer lab (Mon-Fri, 7:30-11:00pm) and in the Avery Computer Lab in Avery Hall in the evening and on weekends (Mon-Fri, 5:30-9:00pm; Sat-Sun, 12:00-5:00pm).

WEEK 5

Tues 9/19

Due today:

In class:

  • Work on Hands On Pattern Development

Thurs 9/21

Due today:

  • Turn in Hands On Pattern Development (take some pictures first for upcoming blog post)
  • Cultural Textile Reading  (We will watch a documentary in class for this)

In class:

WEEK 6

Tues 9/26

Due today:

In class:

  • Work in class on Digital Pattern Development

Thurs 9/28

Due today:

  • Come prepared to work

In class:

  • Work in class on Digital Pattern Development

WEEK 7 

Tues 10/3

Due today:

  • Turn in Project 1: Pattern Design
  • Post Blog 3: Pattern Design Reflection

In class:

  • Class Critique of Project 1: Pattern Design

Thurs 10/5

Due today:

  • Letter chapter (pgs 11-84) from Thinking with Type, or other typography reading
  • Read Figure/Ground (or Gestalt Principles in second edition) and Modularity chapters from Graphic Design: The New Basics

In class:

  • Introduction to Project 2: Alphabet Design
  • Typography discussion

WEEK 8

Midterm grades due this week

Tues 10/10

Due today:

  • Remember to meet at in MASC at Holland-Terrell, bring camera

In class:

  • Class visit to Manuscripts, Archives, Special Collections

Thurs 10/12

Due today:

In class:

  • Introduction to Photoshop workspace
  • Students share Alphabet Design proposals
  • Continued Discussion: Alphabet Design

WEEK 9

Tues 10/17

Due today:

  • Meet in CDSC, 4th floor of Holland Library
  • Bring materials to scan

In class:

  • Class visit to Center for Digital Scholarship & Curation (CDSC) to use flatbed scanners

Thurs 10/19

Due today:

  • Come prepared to work
  • Go to CDSC or SPARK, depending on what you need to do

In class:

  • Scanning in the CDSC or Photoshop work in SPARK

WEEK 10

Tues 10/24

Due today:

  • Turn in Project 2: Alphabet Design

In class:

  • Large format printing day

Thurs 10/26

Due today:

  • Post Blog 5: Alphabet Design Reflection

In class:

  • Class Critique of Project 2: Alphabet Design

WEEK 11

Tues 10/31

Due today:

In class:

Thurs 11/2

Due today:

In class:

  • TBA: Visit to MASC or WSU Art Museum
  • In class activity

WEEK 12

Tues 11/7

Due today:

  • In class activity from last time
  • Read Illustration from Design Elements: A Graphic Style Manual
  • Meet in MASC or WSU Art Museum (TBA)

In class:

  • TBA: Visit to MASC or WSU Art Museum

Thurs 11/9

Due today:

  • In class activity from last time

In class:

  • Illustrator and Photoshop: Combining Techniques

WEEK 13

Tues 11/14

Due today:

  • Group presentations
  • Post Blog 6: Currency Design Ideas

In class:

  • Group presentations and ideas for currency design

Thurs 11/16

Due today:

  • Group presentations

In class:

  • Group presentations and ideas for currency design

—Thanksgiving Break—

WEEK 14

Tues 11/28

Due today:

  • Come prepared to work on Project 3: Local Currency

Thurs 11/30

Due today:

  • Come prepared to work on Project 3: Local Currency

WEEK 15

Tues 12/5

Due today:

  • Turn in Project 3: Local Currency

In class:

  • Final Presentations to clients and guests

Thurs 12/7

Due today:

  • Turn in Project 3: Local Currency

In class:

  • Final Presentations to clients and guests

FINALS WEEK

Fri, 12/15, 1:00pm-3:00pm

To do:

• Post Blog 7: Final Reflection by 3:00pm on Friday, 12/15

 


– – PREVIOUS WEEKS – –

WEEK 1

Tues 8/22

In class:

  • Course Introduction
  • In-Class Activity: Interpreting Artifacts

Thurs 8/24

Due today:

In class:

  • Discussion: Material Design
  • Introduction to Project 1: Pattern Design
  • Introduce Inspiration: Textures assignment (photo tips)

WEEK 2

Tues 8/29

Due today:

  • Read Texture and Pattern chapters from Graphic Design: The New Basics (note: go to library website and type in “Graphic Design: The New Basics” to access the electronic copy if links aren’t working)
  • Inspiration: Textures: Bring 5-10 images of texture on your DTC336 thumbdrive
  • Accept WordPress invitation

In class:

Thurs 8/31

Due today:

In class:

WEEK 3

Tues 9/5

Due today:

In class:

Thurs 9/7

Due today:

In class:

WEEK 4

Tues 9/12

Due today:

In class:

Thurs 9/14

Due today:

In class:

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