Thursday, March 24, 2011

Reading assignment

Read chapters 5 and 6 by Wednesday 03 30-Thursday 03 31

Monday, March 14, 2011

Form Matches Content

Recreate and illustrate these words using the Form matches content approach:
Your name

The four words need to be designed together residing within a single picture plan, be prepared to explain the compositional model you selected to arrange the items.
Consideration for the overall look takes place at the beginning of the assignment not at the end.


Must be generated by the hand of the artist
No photos allowed, unless approved

Due dates: (updated)
Thumbs: five for each word- 03 16 mw, 03 17 t th
Comp:. W-30, Thur. 03 31
Final: 04 W-06, th- 07

Final size: 8 x 10
mounted on blk foam board
with a 2 inch margin above and on both sides with three and a quarter inches below

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Reading update

Read Chapter 3 by Monday 7 and Tuesday 8

Thursday, February 10, 2011


Continue to practice cut outs and the functions involved.

Register and title your blog- go upper right of our blog, and select create blog

Read Chapters 2 and 4 by Feb, 24

Refine sketches for comp. approval, manage time and be aware of your deadlines

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Assignment one: Cover redesign

Second round thumbs: Feb. 08 end of class

Comprehensive Due:
Feb. 23 for Monday- Wed. class
Feb. 24 for Tuesday- Thurs. class

Final: March 02 at the beginning of class- MW
Final: March 03 at the beginning of class-T TH

The final is printed on a quality paper stock, similar to a card stock. It should include the title, author and edition.
The size is of the final project is equal to the size of the actual textbook.

This project is out-sourced for printing, your production schedule should reflect that.

The final should be mounted on black foamboard with a two inch margin above and on both sides with 3 inches below.

Written statement:
Minimum 200 words typed. The statement should reflect your thought process, including how you arrived at the final idea, including how your design reflects the content of the text.
Print it and tape it to the back of the foamboard.
Name and class labeled on the back right corner.