Graphic Arts Units

Graphic Arts Units – By Term and course Level

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Term 1

GRAPHICS 1

INTRO TO GRAPHIC ARTS
Days
1 Letter Design 2
2 Photojournalism – (YB) 2
3 Word Design 3
4 Perspective Drawing 3
5 Golden Ratio – Body 3
6 Country Poster 3
7 What is Graphic Arts 3
8 linocut Printing 5

GRAPHICS 2

DESIGN LANGUAGE
Days
1 Design Elements 2
2 Photojournalism – (YB) 2
3 Logo Design – Paper 2
4 Illustrator – Review & Apply 3
5 Stationary Design 3
6 InDesign Training 3
7 Calendar / CD Case 4
8 Greeting / Playing Cards 5

GRAPHICS 3

PUBLISHING
Days
1 InDesign Review 3
2 Photojournalism – (YB) 2
P1 Mood Board – Planning 3
P2 Font Design 6
P3 Magazine Design 3
P4 Location Map / Card Design 3
P5 Social Action 5
P6 Instruction Manual 4
Term 2

GRAPHICS 1

VECTORS
Days
V1 Vector Basics / MAP 5
V2 Infographic (Information) 3
V3 Making Money (Editorial) 4
V4 Making Buttons (Promotion) 4
V5 Uniform Design 4
V6 Vinyl Cut – Decal / T-Shirt 4

 

GRAPHICS 2

SILKSCREEEN
Days
S1 Silk Theory & paper 4
S2 Drawn Stencils (2 colour) 5
S3 Photo Emulsion Silk 4
S4 Working with Line Art 4
S5 Multi Colour Silk 5
S6 Reclaiming Screens or V6 3

 

GRAPHICS 3

Advanced Graphics
Days
AG1 CD Case Design 4
AG2 Event Poster 4
AG3 Advertising Pieces 5
AG4 Movie Poster 4
AG5 Vinyl Cut 4
AG6 Mini Me 3
Term 3
GRAPHICS 1 – Animation
GRAPHICS 2 & 3 Choose from one of three units (See note below)
ANIMATION
Days
A1 Thaumatropes 1
A2 Flip Book 3
A3 Storyboarding 1
A4 Cut Animation 8
A5 Pivot 3
A6 3D Character ‘Exploration’ 10
 3D PRINTING
Days
D1 3D Design TRAINING 7
D2 3D Precision & Makerware 3
D3 3D Create & Print 3
D4 Product Research & Creation 6
D5 Logo Design – Paper & PC 3
D6 Packaging Design 4
 Publishing or Advanced Graphics

For publishing, see Graphics 3 Term 1

(start with Moodboard)

For Advanced Graphics, see Graphics 3 Term 2
With special arrangement, there are ‘choice’ assignments as well as Self-Directed units available. Please speak to Mr.Mehl for details