CTU DMD 1205 - Design Fundamentals - Fall 2011

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pg 46-54

pg working-grids/56

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online resources for self study -

writing skills, thinking exercises, test taking practice

writing improvement

http://www.essaybyexample.com/

samples/art-music-and-film-essays.php

http://www.freeworldu.org/Flashcards/BrowseFlashcardCategory.aspx?FlashcardCategoryId=173

grammar checker

http://www.grammarly.com/

 

brain - thinking exercises

http://www.lumosity.com/

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test movie 1-2-12

 

 

 

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take home final - due dec 14

chapter image matching - dec 12

 

dec 12 - pantone company website

shading 1 ai - shading 2 ai

DEC 7
DEC 7

dec7-colorwheel - construction project

find 12 images of textures or patterns for beginnng of class dec 7

DEC 5

READ CH 12 - Value and CH 13 - Color

IN CLASS FILES - DEC 5

 
DEC 2

CH 12 - Value and CH 13 - Color

DEC 2 in class images : - flowers - seagulls - lizard - DEC 2
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online help: color and tonal adustments in photoshop

On Screen Reading for Monday DEC 5 -(2 slideshows)
Intro to Color PDF - 1
The Art of Colors PDF - 2

neat nature photos - world community
http://www.pixdaus.com

NOV 30

WED NOV 30 - IN CLASS EXCERCISES

PATTERN & TEXTURE - AI FILES

 

adobe help

patterns

texture sample

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social media as career - gazette

interesting website of maya lin

DEC 2

CH 10 Pattern Texture

Your assignment is to invent or create -
but ot necessrily to complete -
an assignment or project related to
texture and pattern.

Context: Image gathering based on search words.

Must be CREATIVE COMMONS
copyright free images found on flickr.

http://www.flickr.com/search/advanced/

OKAY - SO YOU FIND IMAGES
of Pattern and Texture

HOW SPECIFIC ARE THEY?
WHAT SHOULD WE DO WITH THEM?

NOV 28

IN CLASS ACTIVITY MON NOV 28

CREATING MOTION - IN PHOTOSHOP

MOTION STUDIES - PSD - 8MB

 

NOV 18-30
NOV 16-28
 
DUE NOV 16

CH 5 - MOTION
READING Q&A's - DUE WED NOV16

 

CHAPTER SLIDES - from book

videos related to motion

smarthistory.khanacademy.org/ - three futurists

smarthistory.khanacademy.org- mondrian

www.moma.org - mondrian

2 webpages

www.moma.org - one futurist

www.webexhibits.org - mondrian

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interesting animated variations on
mondrian - broadway boogie woogie

www.youtube.com - ONE

www.youtube.com - TWO

NOV 14
 
DUE NOV 14

 

CH 5 - BALANCE
READING Q&A's - DUE MON NOV14

 

CHAPTER SLIDES - from book
NOV 7

MON NOV 7 - IN CLASS EXCERCISE -

CH 10 Illusion of Space - PAGE 222-223

"Transparency" as a Design Style and Trend

LETTERS.pdf | PEOPLE.pdf

 

ARTICLES ABOUT LOGO DESIGN TRENDS:

http://www.logolounge.com/article.asp?

http://www.logolounge.com/article.asp?aid=hjP

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HOW TO VIDEO:
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/
video_workshop/?id=vid0054

OCT 26 - NOV 4

CD Cover - Incorporating Illusion of Space
Project Specifications and Schedule

 

 

OCT 24 - NOV 14

 

ART/DESIGN STYLES RESEARCH PAPER

NOV 2 - Initial Research Due | Nov 14 - Final Paper Due

1 - Project Description, Requirements and Schedule

Sample Outline

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Research Template - Formatted in MS Word

template - text only:

Art/Design Styles & Artists

Initial Research
Art Style Name
Associated Artists (3 or more)
First Introduced - Approximate Timeline
Key Formal Elements & Characteristics
Typical Subject Matter or Content
Personal Emotional Response to Style

3 Visual Examples (or More) of the style or artist.
Artist - Title - Year

Potential impact or use in other fields like design - architecture - film - theatre etc.

From specific work in this style make up an example of its use applied to a design format application. Name the work referenced and describe the application(s).

OCT 21-26

 

CH 10 - ILLUSION OF SPACE

CH10-Space-ReadingQ&A-DUE OCT26

 

CH10-Space-Part1-NOTES

Space-CH10-SLIDES

 

CH 4 SCALE - IN CLASS ACTIVITY - FRI OCT 21

WORDLE AS WORD CLOUD GENERATOR

7 - Create a “verbal gradient” with 8 words about SIZE -
from small on left / average in middle / large on right.

 

GO HERE: http://www.wordle.net -

CHOOSE "CREATE"

PASTE WORDS IN TEXT BOX

CHOOSE - LAYOUT STYLE - FONT - COLOR

SAVE FILE BY "PRINTING TO DISK" AS A PDF

TRY "ADVANCE" SETTING BUTTON
TO CONTROL SIZE (tiny: 150, large: 234, huge: 345)

OPEN PDF IN ILLUS TO MODIFY -
"SAVE AS" - with new name.

START OCT 12
DUE OCT 19

 

 

Oct 7 - 12

CH 3 Emphasis

CH3Emphasis-Project-Oct7-12

ch3-empahsis-focal pt-slides

 

people silos
for empahsis project

sketching-idea-development

Sept 30 - Oct 5

CH 2 Unity

READING Q & A - DUE OCT 5

HANDS ON PROJECT - DUE OCT 5

   
Sept 19-30
Sept 23

3 Compositions w/ Leaves/Shapes
Assignment Specifications & Schedule

Source File - Leaves and Shapes

Sept 23

Elements and Priciples Checklist - Text Book Contents - Keep for Semester

Course Syllabus.pdf