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.

– – – – –

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 13

Tues 11/14

Due today:

  • Group critique of Paradise Creek Brewery atmosphere (see Project 3)
  • Final files for Alphabet Design Poster (high res jpegs for printing and revised work files in “yourlastname-alphabetdesign-revisions” folder)

In class:

  • Group presentations

Thurs 11/16

Due today:

  • Last chance: final files for Alphabet Design Poster (high res jpegs). Bring files to SPARK 210 by 12:00pm (Instructor will be there early).

In class:

—Thanksgiving Break—

WEEK 14

Tues 11/28

Due today:

In class:

Thurs 11/30

In class:

WEEK 15

Tues 12/5: DTC Showcase is right after class!

Due today:

  • Final chance to turn in printed posters and revised files for Project 2 if you could not print in class before Thanksgiving. (You are responsible for your own printing through BCU if you did not print in class on 11/16: Allow 48-hr turnaround!)

In class:

  • Work on Project 3: Menu Design
  • Attend DTC Showcase after class to see Alphabet Design posters, animation work, and work from other DTC classes.

Thurs 12/7: Meet in CDSC (4th floor Holland Library)

Due:

Final files and prints for Project 3: Menu Design

In class:

  • Critique of Menus and Alphabet Design Posters (Blog 7: Final Reflection will be based on this critique)

FINALS WEEK

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

To do:

  • Post Blog 7: Final Reflection by 3:00pm on Friday, 12/15. You do not need to be in the classroom, but the post must appear no later than 3:00pm on this date. This post will be worth 50 points instead of 25.

 


– – 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:

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:

In class:

  • Class Critique of Project 1: Pattern Design

Thurs 10/5

Due today:

  • Letter chapter (pgs 11-84) from “Thinking with Type” by Ellen Lupton (postponed until next week)
  • Read Figure/Ground (or “Gestalt Principles” in second edition if you bought the book) and Modularity chapters from “Graphic Design: The New Basics”

In class:

WEEK 8

Midterm grades due this week

Tues 10/10: Meet in MASC! (Your instructor will be at Holland-Terrell circulation desk at 1:25pm)

Due today:

  • Letter chapter (pgs 11-84) from “Thinking with Type” by Ellen Lupton
  • Remember to meet in Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections at Holland-Terrell, bring camera

In class:

  • Class visit to Manuscripts, Archives, Special Collections
  • Take digital photos or scans of your favorite examples.

Thurs 10/12

Due today:

In class:

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:

In class:

  • Scanning in the CDSC or computer lab work in SPARK
  • Instructor will meet with: Riley, Jessica, David, Tavia, (postponed: Sara), Lloyd, Zach, Evan, Josh Yi, Sophie

WEEK 10

Tues 10/24: You may go to CDSC to scan after checking in with your instructor

Due today:

  • Come to class prepared to work on Alphabet Design
  • Be ready for your appointment with Kristin

In class:

  • Work on Alphabet Design
  • Instructor will meet with: Sulaiman, Josh An, Katrina, Allie, Whitney, Mary, Steven, Patricio, Kim Santos, Sara

Thurs 10/26: You may go to CDSC to scan after checking in with your instructor

Due today:

  • Turn in the text you are using for this project as well as a color print that shows some of your designed letters used to spell a word
  • Come to class prepared to work on Alphabet Design
  • Be ready for your appointment with Kristin

In class:

  • Work on Alphabet Design
  • Instructor will meet with: Rachel, Keisha, Kim Conway, Kira, Camille, Lillie

WEEK 11

Tues 10/31

Due today:

In class:

  • Individual meetings continued: Mary, Kim C., Kira, Camille, Lillie, others who were absent last class
  • Last minute questions & poster design review

Thurs 11/2

Due today:

In class:

  • Critique format: Students will open and show their AI files

WEEK 12

Tues 11/7

Due today:

  • Read Hierarchy and Grid chapters from Lupton/Phillips, “Graphic Design: The New Basics”
  • Read some critiques (4-5) of menu designs on Art of the Menu blog
  • Complete Blog 6 before class starts

In class:

  • Introduction to Project 3: Menu Design (Blog 6)
  • Follow-up to Alphabet Design files
  • Assign small groups for restaurant visit

Thurs 11/9

Due today:

  • InDesign Tutorial

In class:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s