SESSION 14 | April 20, 2010

Grading Newsletter comments are posted to your workarea folder…. see the notes on the yelow callouts (note: they Are non printable so if you click onpreview mode they will disappear, soe you can click in and out of preview mode

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SESSION 14 | April 20, 2010

Grading Newsletter comments are posted to your workarea folder…. see the notes on the yelow callouts (note: they Are non printable so if you click onpreview mode they will disappear, soe you can click in and out of preview mode

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SESSION 13 | April 13, 2010

On Wednesday, April 21, 10:30 – 2:00, there will be will a representative from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit: Kate Briles-Lees, Assistant Director of Admissions, will set up a table in the front area of CNM to talk

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SESSION 13 | April 13, 2010

On Wednesday, April 21, 10:30 – 2:00, there will be will a representative from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit: Kate Briles-Lees, Assistant Director of Admissions, will set up a table in the front area of CNM to talk

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SESSION 12 | April 6, 2010

art slam 2 IN-CLASS 1:30-4:00pm Print thumbnails of Newsletter, wall review (11/18 students had this partially completed. This was a major disappointment considering it was homework and should have been 3/4 done) Convert newsletter photos to effective resolution of 300+

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SESSION 12 | April 6, 2010

art slam 2 IN-CLASS 1:30-4:00pm Print thumbnails of Newsletter, wall review (11/18 students had this partially completed. This was a major disappointment considering it was homework and should have been 3/4 done) Convert newsletter photos to effective resolution of 300+

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SESSION 11 | March 30, 2010

IN-CLASS 1:30-2:20pm Print 16-page thumbnail version of the Digg booklet. Create TOC for Digg Booklets Print Digg using InDesign’s Print Booklet function for page imposition. 2:30-4:20pm Newsletter Intro Thumbnails Set up newsletter document (8.5″ x 11″ 8-page booklet, choose a

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SESSION 11 | March 30, 2010

IN-CLASS 1:30-2:20pm Print 16-page thumbnail version of the Digg booklet. Create TOC for Digg Booklets Print Digg using InDesign’s Print Booklet function for page imposition. 2:30-4:20pm Newsletter Intro Thumbnails Set up newsletter document (8.5″ x 11″ 8-page booklet, choose a

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SESSION 10 | March 23, 2010

IN-CLASS | I Digg These Booklet Discussion regarding the idea of signatures, and press impositions. We folded a piece of paper into a simple 16 page signature, and  numbered the pages, then unfolded the sheet to see how the pages

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SESSION 10 | March 23, 2010

IN-CLASS | I Digg These Booklet Discussion regarding the idea of signatures, and press impositions. We folded a piece of paper into a simple 16 page signature, and  numbered the pages, then unfolded the sheet to see how the pages

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SESSION 9 | March 16, 2010

In-Class Demos and hands on how-tos with panels, libraries: Swatches Panel create tint swatches create mixed ink swatches Edit existing swatches deleating / replacing swatches loading swatches from another document coping elements from another document and getting the associated swatches

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SESSION 9 | March 16, 2010

In-Class Demos and hands on how-tos with panels, libraries: Swatches Panel create tint swatches create mixed ink swatches Edit existing swatches deleating / replacing swatches loading swatches from another document coping elements from another document and getting the associated swatches

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SESSION 8 | March 2, 2010

In-Class 1:30-2:20pm: Preferences, refine “body” ¶ style without any files open so it will be the active style used in all new documents. Created new 8.5 x 11 Booklet preset. 2:30-4:20pm: Began creation of  “Designers Edge Series” of publications for

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SESSION 8 | March 2, 2010

In-Class 1:30-2:20pm: Preferences, refine “body” ¶ style without any files open so it will be the active style used in all new documents. Created new 8.5 x 11 Booklet preset. 2:30-4:20pm: Began creation of  “Designers Edge Series” of publications for

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SESSION 7 | February 23, 2010

In-Class 1:30-2:20pm: Four Ads wall review. Preferences, Presets 2:30-4:20pm: Test. Style sheet exercises (Text-Chapters.doc) 4:30-5:05pm: Paragraph Styles, Character styles, style overrides, redefining a style, find/replace, nested styles Styles control how a specific bit of type or an object will be

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SESSION 7 | February 23, 2010

In-Class 1:30-2:20pm: Four Ads wall review. Preferences, Presets 2:30-4:20pm: Test. Style sheet exercises (Text-Chapters.doc) 4:30-5:05pm: Paragraph Styles, Character styles, style overrides, redefining a style, find/replace, nested styles Styles control how a specific bit of type or an object will be

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SESSION 6 | February 16, 2010

MY OFFER TO ALL E-mail me with any files you would like critqued before next Tuesday. I will get comments back to you via e-mail ASAP. IN-CLASS 1:30-2:20pm: Four ads: added slugs, on-screen proofing (looked for errors), row-critique 2:30-4:20pm: Created

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SESSION 6 | February 16, 2010

MY OFFER TO ALL E-mail me with any files you would like critqued before next Tuesday. I will get comments back to you via e-mail ASAP. IN-CLASS 1:30-2:20pm: Four ads: added slugs, on-screen proofing (looked for errors), row-critique 2:30-4:20pm: Created

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SESSION 5 | February 9, 2010

IN-CLASS 1:30-2:20pm: row critique stationary. Printing setups for Stationary 2:30-4:20pm: Rate cards, ad design considerations, thumbnails 4:30-5:05pm: Fractional Ads Stationary: create files for printing. BC: 1-, 8-up butt cut, 10-up-with bleed, envelope template, letterhead with bleed. Preflight. Valentines Day Fractional

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SESSION 5 | February 9, 2010

IN-CLASS 1:30-2:20pm: row critique stationary. Printing setups for Stationary 2:30-4:20pm: Rate cards, ad design considerations, thumbnails 4:30-5:05pm: Fractional Ads Stationary: create files for printing. BC: 1-, 8-up butt cut, 10-up-with bleed, envelope template, letterhead with bleed. Preflight. Valentines Day Fractional

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SESSION 4 | February 2, 2010

IN-CLASS 1:30-2:20pm: Share Thumbnails 2:30-4:20pm: Intro Quark Stationary Design 4:30-5:05pm: Color PowerPoint/Discussion/File Management Critique: thumbnail sketches for both restaurants and specifically address how well the design fits with the creative brief info. Stationary: We “roughed-in” the Daily Grind Cafe Quark

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SESSION 4 | February 2, 2010

IN-CLASS 1:30-2:20pm: Share Thumbnails 2:30-4:20pm: Intro Quark Stationary Design 4:30-5:05pm: Color PowerPoint/Discussion/File Management Critique: thumbnail sketches for both restaurants and specifically address how well the design fits with the creative brief info. Stationary: We “roughed-in” the Daily Grind Cafe Quark

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SESSION 3 | January 26, 2010

IN-CLASS Creative Process: Brainstorming/Research/Reference/Design Considerations/Thumbnails/Digital designs/Refinements/Final piece. Remember: the most important tool you have is your ability to think. Brand Identity Design Considerations: ideas covered in Presentation Simplify logo: strong and graphic vs. intricate and overly detailed (eg. Target, Nike,

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SESSION 3 | January 26, 2010

IN-CLASS Creative Process: Brainstorming/Research/Reference/Design Considerations/Thumbnails/Digital designs/Refinements/Final piece. Remember: the most important tool you have is your ability to think. Brand Identity Design Considerations: ideas covered in Presentation Simplify logo: strong and graphic vs. intricate and overly detailed (eg. Target, Nike,

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SESSION 2 | January 19, 2010

IN-CLASS Interface of InDesign CS4 Identified  “universal” features that appear  throughout the program in different panels and windows Small triangles in tools, panels or lists: click to reveal more information in a fly-out menu Trashcan at the bottom of panels

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SESSION 2 | January 19, 2010

IN-CLASS Interface of InDesign CS4 Identified  “universal” features that appear  throughout the program in different panels and windows Small triangles in tools, panels or lists: click to reveal more information in a fly-out menu Trashcan at the bottom of panels

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SESSION 1 | January 12, 2010

WELCOME TO THE BLOG This blog will be used for updates on class assignments, explanations, notes and deadlines. New session outline will be posted the morning of class, and updated with notes from the session added by the morning following

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SESSION 1 | January 12, 2010

WELCOME TO THE BLOG This blog will be used for updates on class assignments, explanations, notes and deadlines. New session outline will be posted the morning of class, and updated with notes from the session added by the morning following

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The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun

The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun.

The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun

The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun.