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    Compose spreads for your own book

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    Create ranges of representation using images

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    Design a book with your own images

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    Make informed design choices using image-based research

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Woche
1
4 Stunden zum Abschließen

Week 1: Image-based Research

Welcome! This week we will introduce image-based research and investigate these images in a design context using a range of techniques. You will then choose a subject of your own to research that will become the basis for your experiments and designs in the coming weeks. ...
4 Videos (Gesamt 9 min), 6 Lektüren, 2 Quiz
4 Videos
Practice1m
What Images Do3m
Considering the Book (in a graphic design context)1m
6 Lektüren
About this Course5m
About the Assignments5m
Course Tools3m
Additional Resources5m
How to Critique10m
Visual Research8m
Woche
2
4 Stunden zum Abschließen

Week 2: Making Images

This week is a making session! You will take the subject you selected last week and think about it in different ways. From simple to complex, hand to digital, realistic to abstract and everything in between, we'll explore and experiment freely. We'll also consider different modes of representation, and try a hand at creating our own ranges of representation with images. ...
3 Videos (Gesamt 8 min), 7 Lektüren, 2 Quiz
3 Videos
Denotation & Connotation2m
Range of Representation2m
7 Lektüren
Ways of Making5m
Techniques and Materials5m
Working with Style, Mood and Attitude15m
Explain and Illustrate5m
Poetry of Everyday Life10m
Sparks: Even More Making Methods5m
Tangible, Sensory & Expressive Quality of Materials and Line5m
Woche
3
2 Stunden zum Abschließen

Week 3: Composition is Relational

In this third week, we will define and investigate core principles of composition, and begin to compose simple spreads for your book. ...
7 Videos (Gesamt 19 min), 1 Lektüre, 1 Quiz
7 Videos
About Hierarchy1m
Scale2m
Space4m
Figure/Ground2m
Narrative2m
Simple Composition: Creating Page Spreads4m
1 Lektüre
Compositional Iterations15m
Woche
4
4 Stunden zum Abschließen

Week 4: Designing a Book with Your Images

In this final week, we will pull together your work from the previous weeks to make spreads using 10-20 of your favorite images from your assignments and compile them into a 8-page book. I am also sharing with you a few image-based books to give you some ideas on how to structure your book. Note that for the final assignment I am asking you to submit a digital book through Issuu (instructions are included in the assignment). If you choose to create your images by hand, you will still need a computer loaded with InDesign or a similar program to clean up the images and prepare the files for upload to the Coursera platform. ...
8 Videos (Gesamt 53 min), 14 Lektüren, 1 Quiz
8 Videos
Complex Composition: Putting your book together3m
Lazy Mom: Lazy Wow8m
Katharina Pierini/Sming Sming Books: Night Moves9m
Laura Owens: Hey What4m
Laura Owens: New Work12m
Bruno Munari: A Tale of Three Little Birds6m
Two simple bookbinding techniques7m
14 Lektüren
Create and Plant a “Surprise” in Your Layouts4m
About this lesson1m
List of Image-Based Books5m
Introduction3m
Setting up your document5m
Exporting spreads8m
Printing the book7m
Introduction3m
Make thumbnail sketches5m
Make copies in multiple sizes5m
Creating spreads8m
Make printer's spreads8m
Assembling your spreads5m
Start Your Own Bookmaking League6m
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von LCOct 9th 2017

I'm so happy i did this course. Gail, you're amazing and you made my imagination go wild with just your words. I can see you love your craft and that's very inspiring. Enjoyed this course all the way!

von RJAug 19th 2018

This is more challenging that it seems. It forces you to think creatively and critically with a seemingly simple subject. I recommend this course for anyone who wants to work with their hands a bit

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Gail Swanlund

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School of Art

Über California Institute of the Arts

CalArts has earned an international reputation as the leading college of the visual and performing arts in the United States. Offering rigorous undergraduate and graduate degree programs through six schools—Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music, and Theater—CalArts has championed creative excellence, critical reflection, and the development of new forms and expressions. ...

Über die Spezialisierung Grafikdesign

Graphic design is all around us, in a myriad of forms, both on screen and in print, yet it is always made up of images and words to create a communication goal. This four-course sequence exposes students to the fundamental skills required to make sophisticated graphic design: process, historical context, and communication through image-making and typography. The sequence is completed by a capstone project that applies the skills of each course and peer feedback in a finished branding project suitable for a professional portfolio. The goal of this specialization is to equip learners with a set of transferable formal and conceptual tools for “making and communicating” in the field of graphic design. This core skill set will equip learners for formal studies in graphic design, and a starting point for further work in interface design, motion graphics, and editorial design....
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