Christof Stephenson’s Profile

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Christof Stephenson
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Communication Design

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COMD 2313 Illustration 1, SP2018

COMD 2313 Illustration 1, SP2018

This course is a practical introduction to the field of illustration. Focus will be places on process work and professional practices, presented within contemporary and historical context. Course includes projects and lectures in a variety of illustration genres including: product design and advertising, storyboard, book illustration, editorial illustration, and institutional illustration. A variety of materials will be introduced through lectures and demonstrations for use on assignments such as: pencil, pen and ink, brush, colored pencil, brush and paint, and collage. Critical concepts such as: Conceptual Development, Working on Assignment, Composition, Contrast, Value, Point of View, and Color theory will be introduced.

ENG 2575 — Technical Writing, Summer 2020

ENG 2575 — Technical Writing, Summer 2020

An advanced course in effective technical writing techniques, including traditional technical writing forms and world wide web communication. This course will have students use electronic media such as internet, presentation, and graphics programs to communicate technical and scientific information to a variety of audiences via written and oral presentations. Students will also analyze readings in science and technology, study technical writing models, and practice collaborative research and presentation. Building on previous writing courses, this course will reinforce clarity of thinking and expression in effective and correct English.

COMD 4801 | The Portfolio

COMD 4801 | The Portfolio

Development of each student’s strategy for entering the design profession. Cumulative work will be critiqued by faculty and professional advisers. Students edit and re ne their portfolios to meet professional standards and will add materials as needed. The development of individual promotional pieces, resume writing, job search and interviewing skills will be emphasized.

Three Dimensional Design COMD #3292 D222

Three Dimensional Design COMD #3292 D222

Principles of three-dimensional design. Course covers an analysis of form and space. Topics include: hollow forms both geometric and organic; architectonic organization of space; light and shadow; geometric solids; the modular unit; form and structure in nature; linear forms with membranes; movement. Applications to packaging, architecture, sculpture and environmental design and graphics. Materials and inherent properties governing their use in form and space.

COMD 3613 Advanced Illustration (Developing an Illustration Brand)

COMD 3613 Advanced Illustration (Developing an Illustration Brand)

This course is designed to prepare students for entry into the professional world of illustration. We will exam methodologies for assembling a “targeted” portfolio for specific markets, by developing a personal illustration style. Students will learn how to brand and market that style. Writing professional proposals and creating self-generated projects will also be stressed. Business procedures, artist resources, creating a client list, and job-hunting skills will be discussed.

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