“Working with Color in InDesign” *Extra Credit Update

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*Don’t Forget that this event is an Extra Credit (10 points) for Art 132, 133, and 255. Please provide proof of attendance by the next class meeting.

“Working with Color in InDesign” Updates

What You Already Know

  • This Thursday evening, May 17, from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Garden Room of the Veteran’s Memorial Building in Culver City, Theresa Jackson will drive up from San Diego and speak on “Working with Color in InDesign.”   

What’s New

  • Everyone who attends the meeting will receive a package containing 24 useful things, each a different color.
  • You will find out how color was added to the font above.
  • A raffle prize has been added that allows you to add that sort of color to any font of your choice.

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Graphic Design Degree and Certificate

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Information on How to Receive your Graphic Design Degree and Certificate at GCC:

Graphic Design AA Degree at Glendale Community College in Glendale California

Graphic Design AA Degree at Glendale Community College in Glendale California


Slide Presentation on how to get your Graphic Design AA Degree @ GCC

 

Graphic Design Certificate @ GCC

Graphic Design Certificate @ GCC


Slide Presentation on how to get your Graphic Design Certificate @ GCC

For more information on General Education courses and how to obtain your Graphic Design Certificate or Degree contact Academic Counseling: https://www.glendale.edu/students/student-services/academic-counseling

Fall 18 Graphic Design Schedule

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PRIORITY REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MAY 14TH.

1.
ART 132 – 3 UNITS – TYPOGRAPHY

Recommended Preparation: ART 133.
Art 132 is recommend in the first term of either the GD Certificate or GD AA Degree.
MW 9:10-11:40 AM 3134
TTH 1:40-4:10 PM 3146
*This is a required course for both the GD Certificate and GD AA Degree.

2.
ART 133 – 3 UNITS – DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION
Recommended preparation: ART 150 or equivalent.
Art 133 is recommend in the first term of either the GD Certificate or GD AA Degree.
MW 1:40-4:10 PM 2918
S 9:00-11:40 AM 3543
(Saturday Art 133 is a hybrid section, additional hours TBA)
*This is a required course for both the GD Certificate and GD AA Degree.

3.
ART 134 – 3 UNIT – GRAPHIC DESIGN FOUNDATIONS
Prerequisite and or Co-requsite: ART 132 or equivalent
Recommended Preparation: ART 133 or equivalent, PHOTO 121 or equivalent
Art 134 is recommended in the second term of either the GD Certificate or GD AA Degree.
TTH 9:10-11:40 AM 3140
*This is a required course for both the GD Certificate and GD AA Degree.

4.
ART 135 – 3 UNIT – DIGITAL PUBLICATION DESIGN
Prerequsite: ART 132 or equivalent
Recommended Preparation: ART 133, 134, and, PHOTO 121 or equivalent.
Art 135 is recommended in the second term of either the GD Certificate or GD AA Degree.
TTH 6:10-8:40 PM 3142
*This is a required course for both the GD Certificate and GD AA Degree.

5.
ART 136 – 3 UNIT – GRAPHIC DESIGN LOGO AND DEVELOPMENT
Prerequisite and or Co-requsite: ART 135 or equivalent
Recommended Preparation: ART 132, ART 133 or equivalent, ART 134 or equivalent, ART 135 or equivalent.
Art 136 is recommended in Fall 3rd term (once a year class) to keep you on track to receive the GD Certificate or GD AA Degree within 2 years.
MW 6:10-8:40 PM 3144
*This is a required course for both the GD Certificate and GD AA Degree.

6.
ART 250 – 3 UNIT – WEB GRAPHICS
Prerequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: ART 133, PHOTO 121
Art 250 is recommended in Fall 3rd term (once a year class) to keep you on track to receive the GD Certificate or GD AA Degree within 2 years.
MW 6:10-8:40 PM 2920
*This is a required course for both the GD Certificate and GD AA Degree.

7.
ART 251 – 3 UNIT – WEB AND MOBILE LAYOUT
Prerequisite and or Co-requsite: ART 250 or equivalent.
Art 251 is recommended in Fall 3rd term (once a year class) to keep you on track to receive the GD Certificate or GD AA Degree within 2 years.
TTH 6:10-8:40 PM 2922
*This is a required course for both the GD Certificate and GD AA Degree.

For more information on General Education courses and how to obtain your Graphic Design Certificate or Degree contact Academic Counseling: https://www.glendale.edu/students/student-services/academic-counseling

LAIDUG Working with Color in InDesign

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Art 132, Art 133, and Art 255 students will receive extra credit points for attendance at the following event (ask your instructor if you can receive extra credit points as well 🙂 LAIDUG=Los Angeles InDesign User Group

Spend an evening devoted to all the little details of working with color in InDesign as well as maintaining consistency across Illustrator and Photoshop. This comprehensive presentation will make you an expert in color—or at least on your way—in just a few hours.

Learn about:

  • Color settings
  • RGB, CYMK and spot color along with when to use each one
  • The advantage of swatches
  • Navigating the color swatches panel
  • Pantone colors
  • Color groups
  • Using Adobe Color to find and manager color themes
  • Maintaining consistent color in placed graphics across InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Using Bridge to sync color settings
  • AI’s unique ability to use both RGB and CYMK simultaneously
  • Sharing colors

About the Presenter

Theresa Jackson graduated from UCLA with a BFA in 1984. Shortly after she embarked on a career in the graphic arts / print industry. Working in prepress during the early years of digital imaging, she developed an expertise in photo retouching, photo composition and all matters related to pre-press and printing.

Her work experience includes technical support and training for a color management software company, project management, and product development. Since 2005 she has worked as an independent contractor/graphic artist, with a major focus in print design, including large format printing.

https://mailchi.mp/3bd456c5762b/getting-a-job-1571025?e=497d67637f

Spring 2018 Graphic Design Schedule

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The Graphic and Web Design Program at GCC is designed for working professionals who need to upgrade their skill set, students preparing for transfer, and individuals seeking training towards a career in Graphic Design.

*Note: As you are planning your schedule do not forget to check for Prerequisite and
Recommended Preparation courses for your target courses. Also, Art 136, Art 251 are only offered in the Fall Term and Art 137, Art 255 are only offered in the Spring Term.
Recommended Course Progression For The Graphic Design Certificate
Recommended Course Progression For The Graphic Design AA Degree

2779
ART 132 Typography
ART132 is an introduction to the history, theory and application of letter forms and typography as they apply to graphics, advertising and other disciplines within design and visual communication. Projects cover principles of typography, letter structure, typeface selection, fundamentals of computer typesetting and typographic layout.

Art 132 is recommended in the first term at GCC as part of the GD AA Degree as well as the GD Certificate. This course is typically offered in the Fall and Spring Terms.

Total Course Units: 3.0
Prerequisite: None.
Recommended Preparation: ART 133
HILLQUIST, REBECCA     1:40-4:10  T TH  HS 119

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ART 133 Digital Illustration
ART 133 is a beginning level digital illustration course. Students explore illustration style, problem solving, and the creative use of Adobe Illustrator on the Macintosh computer. Students create projects using course information. The course covers various problem solving methods, appropriate solutions for spot illustrations, and basic Illustrator tools: palettes, creating and converting anchor points, creating and reshaping paths, basic coloring, gradients, layers, and creating, styling, and editing type.

Art 133 is recommended in the first term at GCC as part of the GD AA Degree as well as the GD Certificate. This course is typically offered in the Fall, Spring, and Summer Terms.

Total Course Units: 3.0
Prerequisite: None.
Recommended preparation: ART 150 or equivalent.
HILLQUIST, REBECCA   9:10-11:40   MW  HS 119

2781
ART 134 Graphic Design Foundations
Art 134 is an introduction to the tools and techniques of graphic design problem solving. The history of graphic design is integrated as a foundation for current technique. Adobe InDesign on the Macintosh platform is the primary software utilized for the final production of assigned projects. Students explore aspects of graphic imagery, typography, and layout. The creation of portfolio level work is stressed throughout the course. Presentation skills necessary to communicate with future clients are introduced. Critiques focus on appropriate solutions, visual interest, and craftsmanship.

Art 134 is recommended in the second term at GCC as part of the GD AA Degree as well as the GD Certificate. This course is typically offered in the Fall, and Spring terms.

Total Course Units: 3.0
Prerequisite: ART 132 or equivalent
Recommended Preparation: ART 133 or equivalent, PHOTO 121 or equivalent
EASTMAN, CHARLES   6:00-8:30   MW   HS 120

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ART 135 Digital Publication Design
ART 135 focuses on the principles of graphic design to create layouts that can be viewed across multiple platforms. Emphasis is placed on industry standard software such as Adobe InDesign, on the Macintosh platform. Students integrate typography and graphics to create a variety of projects that explore the technical and aesthetic nature of digital publication design through print and electronic publication (EPUB). The creation of portfolio level work is stressed throughout the course. Verbal and visual presentation skills necessary to communicate with future clients are emphasized. Critiques focus on appropriate solutions, visual interest and craftsmanship.

Art 135 is recommended in the second term at GCC as part of the GD AA Degree as well as the GD Certificate. This course is typically offered in the Fall, and Spring terms.

Prerequsite: ART 132 or equivalent
Recommended Preparation: ART 133, 134, and, PHOTO 121 or equivalent.
HARVEY, MARK  6:00-8:30   TTH   HS 120

2783
ART 137 Graphic Design Portfolio
ART 137 provides students with instruction in the development of a graphic design portfolio, representative of technical and creative skills and career objectives. Portfolio organization, resume presentation and overall Graphic Design skills are stressed. Students are required to develop a portfolio using current technology, and existing portfolio pieces as well as established approaches and practices that have remained constant and continue to apply to all types of presentations. Critiques focus on appropriate solutions, visual interest, and craftsmanship.

Art 137 is recommended in the fourth term at GCC as part of the GD AA Degree as well as the GD Certificate. This course is typically ONLY offered in the Spring term.

Prerequisite: Art 136 or equivalent
Recommended Preparation: Art 132 or equivalent, ART 133 or equivalent, Art 134 or equivalent, Art 135 or equivalent.
ABEYTA, STEVEN  9:10-11:40   TTH   HS 120

3061
ART 250 Web Graphics
ART 250 is an introductory Web graphic course that covers Web design principles and Web graphic creation and preparation for use in the design of Web sites. Emphasis is placed on project planning and Web environment issues that affect design. Students create assigned projects with industry standard software: Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Concept and design are emphasized throughout the course.

•Art 250 is recommended in the second term at GCC as part of the GD AA Degree as well as the GD Certificate. This course is typically offered in the Fall, and Spring terms.

Prerequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: ART 133, PHOTO 121
BAILEY, TERRY  6:00-8:30   TTH   HS 119

•2852
ART 255 Web Motion Graphics
ART 255 is a Web and device design course using industry standard software to create spot and full-page interactive, vector-based animations for publication to multiple platforms for use on desktop and mobile devices. Design quality and concept are emphasized throughout the course.
Prerequisite: ART 250 or equivalent.
HILLQUIST, REBECCA     9:10-11:40   TTH   HS 119

Art 255 is recommended in the fourth term at GCC as part of the GD AA Degree as well as the GD Certificate. This course is typically ONLY offered in the Spring term.

Spring 2017 Graphic Design Schedule

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Art 132 Typography (3126-3127) MW 1:40-4:10 PM HS 119 Spring 2017 Glendale Community College Glendale, CA
Art 132 Typography
(3126-3127) MW 1:40-4:10 PM HS 119

Art 133 Digital Illustration (3585-3586) MW 9:10-11:35 AM HS 119 Glendale Community College Glendale, CA
Art 133 Digital Illustration
(3585-3586) MW 9:10-11:35 AM HS 119

Art 134 Graphic Design Foundations (3132-3133) MW 9:10-11:40 AM HS 120 Spring 2017 Glendale Community College Glendale, CA
Art 134 Graphic Design Foundations
(3132-3133) MW 9:10-11:40 AM HS 120
(3130-3131) MW 1:40-4:10 AM HS 120


Art 135 Digital Publication Design (3136-3137) TTH 1:40-4:10 AM HS 120 (3134-3135) TTH 6:00-8:30 PM HS 120 Glendale Community College Glendale, CA
Art 135 Digital Publication Design
(3136-3137) TTH 1:40-4:10 AM HS 120
(3134-3135) TTH 6:00-8:30 PM HS 120

Art 137 Graphic Design Portfolio (3138-3139) MW 6:00-8:30 PM HS 120 Glendale Community College Glendale , CA
Art 137 Graphic Design Portfolio
(3138-3139) MW 6:00-8:30 PM HS 120

Art 250 Web Graphics (2690-2691) MW 6:00-8:30 PM HS 119 Glendale Community College Glendale, CA
Art 250 Web Graphics
(2690-2691) MW 6:00-8:30 PM HS 119


Art 255 Web Motion Graphics (3543-3544) TTH 6:00-8:30 PM HS 119 Glendale Community College Glendale, CA
Art 255 Web Motion Graphics
(3543-3544) TTH 6:00-8:30 PM HS 119

Art 136 and Art 251 available in Fall.

GD Spring 2017 Schedule PDF