Anita Giraldo’s Profile

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Anita Giraldo
Title
Associate Professor
Department
Communication Design
Office Location
N-1111
Academic interests

Interactive Installation Art; Interdisciplinary Multi-media Projects, Project Management

My Courses

COMD 1200 Graphic Communication II

COMD 1200 Graphic Communication II

This course explores creative visual thinking and its importance to communication design. Students experiment with image-making techniques and learn to use graphic tools to communicate concepts and ideas. The course emphasizes the integration of communication concepts, type and graphics and their relationship to multiples discloses. Students develop projects from thumbnails through final presentations.

COMD 1340 Digital Photography, FA2019

COMD 1340 Digital Photography, FA2019

Course Description: An introduction to the fundamentals of photography for students in advertising design and graphic arts. Operating procedures for digital SLRs and compact digital cameras. Emphasis is on composition and camera operation. Introduction to continuous and strobe lighting, file management, fundamental digital darkroom technique, and direct and archival printing. Laboratory projects include still life and portrait photography.

COMD1167 D154, Type and Media, Spring 2017

COMD1167 D154, Type and Media, Spring 2017

This is a foundation course in typography with emphasis on using type for a range of industry related applications from print to interactive. Students will be introduced to principles of type design and terminology including: variations of type structure, anatomy, font usage, grid, leading, kerning, tracking and alignment. Students will learn industry standard software such as InDesign on the Macintosh operating system.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

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COMD Student Portfolio Committee

COMD Student Portfolio Committee

To research and coordinate the implementation of student Student Portfolios in COMD courses. Please join this project if you would like to participate!

Student-Ready College Committee

Student-Ready College Committee

As a committee we are working on enhancing our new student orientation process. We are assessing and enhancing all steps from the moment a student is accepted into the college to their first year experience.

COMD 1340 Photography 1

COMD 1340 Photography 1

This beginning photography course explores the foundational concepts of light and exposure. Using dSLR cameras, professional lighting equipment and software, the student develops compositional skills and the ability to control photographic style to create visually engaging photographs.

The Pearl

The Pearl

The Design and Renovation of a $ 2.5 million communications education facility, replete with five classrooms and five state-of-the-art labs to realize 2D, 3D, virtual 3D, broadcast, animation and print projects for advertising, design, packaging and motion picture industry.

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