Welcome to COMD 1167 MW, Spring 2016

Hello everyone and welcome. This is the place you will find loads of resources to help you get through the course. I will post extra information to supplement the lessons, tutorial videos and you will find class handouts that you can download.

When I find interesting information that enhance enhance your learning, I will update this site with them. You should plan to check in here before or after each class session. When I add an update you should receive a notification.

I also want to encourage you to feel free to add content aside from the times when it is a required assignment.

I look forward to a rewarding semester for both of us.



Required Supplies

The following items can be purchased at a local Staples or art store:

  • 8.5˝x11˝ or 9˝x11˝ Tracing Pad
  • 12˝ Ruler if your pad doesn’t have a grid
  • 2 BLACK Pilot Razor Point II Fine Line Markers, 0.2mm Super Fine Point or an equivalent super fine marker/pen
  • No. 2 Pencil
  • Portfolio with plastic sleeves to keep as a Journal of all samples collected during the semester

Required Textbook

A Type Primer (2nd Edition) by John Kane (If you need to save money, you may consider renting the digital textbook.) 

Recommended Text

InDesign CC: Visual QuickStart Guide (Latest Edition) by Sandee Cohen (This book is helpful to have as a reference to using InDesign.)


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