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Gabriela Martinez
Major Program of Study
Communication Design

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COMD3521 Motion Graphics 1 Spring 2019

COMD3521 Motion Graphics 1 Spring 2019

Introduction to the theory and principles of motion graphics. The course will explore the role of motion graphics in dynamic digital media for video, television, the internet, DVD interface design, video game design and interactive interface design. Integration of graphics, color, typography, photography, and sound. Case studies of contemporary designers will be an integral goal part of lectures and laboratory exercises. Working individually or in teams, students will research, write, design, storyboard and produce motion graphics for lm titles, promotional videos, advertising and television graphics using software such as Pho- toshop, Illustrator, AfterEffects or Adobe Premiere Pro. 2 cl hrs, 2 lab hrs, 3 crs

COMD3504 Communication Design Theory, Spring 2019

COMD3504 Communication Design Theory, Spring 2019

This course will offer an in-depth introduction to communication design theory, examining theoretical perspectives of design practice within the larger discourse of design and visual culture. Communication models, the nature of representation, the dimensions of context and semiotics will be explored through critical readings from key documents written between the early decades of the twentieth century and the present.

CDMG1111 Digital Media Foundations Fall2017

CDMG1111 Digital Media Foundations Fall2017

This course introduces students to core concepts in the graphic communications field including typography, color theory, design and production terminology, reproduction processes, file formats and substrates. During the semester, students will complete three pages of their own ePortfolio web site. Lectures will provide students with a historical perspective of the graphic communications field as well as discussing current practices and future trends.

COMD 1103 Figure Drawing, D162, FA2017

COMD 1103 Figure Drawing, D162, FA2017

This advanced drawing course develops visual awareness of the human figure. Students will develop an understanding of the basic forms of the human body, how those forms are connected and move, and how to draw those forms proportionally. Students will also consider how the human form relates to the world around it, developing a clear understanding of how to create a composition containing proportional figures within a space according to perspective. Sensitivity to line, volume, light and shade is explored. Communication designers use the concepts developed in this course in disciplines such as advertising, graphic design, illustration, broadcast design, animation and photography.

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.

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