It's our last class 😭 I'm here to help you with any of your projects/questions/hearts' desires.
Your mid-semester feedback was so helpful, so please take the time to complete TRACE evaluations. As of now I'm not teaching this class next semester, but I'll make sure your feedback gets back to future instructors for this class. Let's make this a really useful and enjoyable class for all future students!
The tabs palette is powerful but finicky, let's go over it together to make sure you're all pros.
Sample text from class demo:
Recreate this table of contents using this text:
You don't have to use the same fonts and styles, but I would like you to use character styles for changing the look of the chapter numbers and page numbers.
Please zip and upload the packaged file using the link below. 10ptsSubmit File for Week 12
We will not have normal class today since I'll be at Union Press. If you signed up for the Wednesday evening session we'll meet at Union Press at 6pm, located here.
No homework this week.
Having completed your five sketches for project 3 last week, we will be doing an in-class critique (with your 3 top choices printed out) so that you can move forward with your chosen design. We will be going over details concerning this project as well.
Refine your chosen design until you're happy with it. Submit your final design by Friday, March 23rd. I will be sending out a link via email for voting on Saturday, March 24th.Final Submission for Project 3
Please read the instructions and details for project 3. If you have any questions, make sure to reach out as soon as possible.
Since I can't make it to class, you'll do the sketches on your own time, and use your friends (and emailing me) in order to narrow down your options to 3 choices that you'll bring printed copies of for next week's class.Submit your 5 sketches
Going over how to include other types of projects within an InDesign document (such as a portfolio). After that, please use this time to work on your projects from Type 1 and ask me any questions.
No homework this week :) Please fill out the survey below if you haven't already.Halfway point teaching evaluation form
Basics of editing text in illustrator, and exporting for print. Differences between the programs and some handy short cuts.
Please fill out this form to help me help you! (PS-- Next week will be a working class for your type foundations class) 10ptsHalfway point teaching evaluation form
Going over different exporting to PDF settings, how to create hyperlinks in your documents, and creating documents with different page sizes.
Make a greeting card of some sort (Valentine's Day ❣️ if you want) including at least one link. Upload a zipped file with your working .indd file, and two exported PDFs, one interactive so that I can follow the link, and one for print (either press or high quality is fine) with some print marks (like crop, bleed, etc.) included. 10ptsSubmit File for Week 06
Spend time during class working on Project #2 which is now due next week before class (2/14).
Finish Project #2. Details here. Please zip and upload the packaged file using the link below. 100ptsSubmit File for Project 2
Go over how to create master pages and apply them to pages in a document, add pages to a document, change it to have a facing pages format, as well as review styles and other skills necessary to complete Project #2, which will be introduced today.Resubmit Project 1 (Resumes) with edits
Find project 2 details here. Please zip and upload the packaged file using the link below. 100ptsSubmit File for Project 2
Go over the different modes of color, when they are used, and how to create them and switch between them in InDesign. Go over paragraph styles, character styles, and object effects.
Please upload a zipped file containing your .indd file from class that demonstrates your ability to make swatches (make at least one RGB, one CMYK, and one PMS) and your ability to create paragraph styles, character styles, and apply at least one effect to something in your document. 10ptsSubmit File for Week 03
More on guides, using columns, grids, baseline grids, creating guides, exporting to PDF, going over project 1.
Find project 1 details here. Please zip and upload the packaged file using the link below. 100ptsSubmit File for Project 1
Introductions, go over the syllabus, creating a document, understanding workspace, setting up basic elements (text, shapes, guides, frames)
Please upload a zipped file containing your .indd file from class that demonstrates your ability to create a text box, change some of the default type options, create a shape, and place a linked image. 10ptsSubmit File for Week 01