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Julie Bradford
Major Program of Study
Communication Design
Academic interests

Illustration // Character Design

Bio

Forever distracted by cute and shiny things. When I’m not too busy drawing cute guys, I’m focused on my schoolwork and catching up on my shows. Currently re-watching The Office for the third time and still amazed that Michael Scott got anywhere in life. If he can make it, we all can.

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My Courses

COMD 2313 Illustration 1, FA2017

COMD 2313 Illustration 1, FA2017

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.

COMD2427 Typographic Design III • D215 TUES: 11:30AM-2PM •  N-1102

COMD2427 Typographic Design III • D215 TUES: 11:30AM-2PM •  N-1102

Course Description Advanced typographic design principles. Typographic applications for web design, print and motion graphics are explored, as well as integration of design and production in the laboratory.

COMD1103 Foundation Drawing, D120, FA2016

COMD1103 Foundation Drawing, D120, FA2016

This is an introductory course designed to explore the basic tools, techniques and principles of drawing. Students will develop an understanding of the five basic perceptual skills of drawing: The Perception of Edges, The Perception of Spaces, The Perception of Relationships, The Perception of Light and Shadow, and The Perception of the Whole Form. This will be continued with an-depth study of classical drawing principles critical to achieving realism in drawing. Concepts such as Composition, Proportion and Perspective will be covered. Students will learn to further render forms through analysis of light and shadow and by utilizing the 5-value system.

Type and Media COMD1167

Type and Media COMD1167

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

My Projects

Faculty Commons Internship Journal

Faculty Commons Internship Journal

Faculty Commons, A Center for Teaching, Learning, Scholarship and Service coordinates all professional development, grants and assessment activities of faculty at New York City College of Technology. Faculty Commons adopts a programmatic approach to professional development and operates as a faculty resource and think tank where members collaborate on a variety of projects to shape curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. In accordance with the College goals and strategic plan and with support from CUNY, the Office of the Provost, the College Council and the Professional Development Advisory Council, Faculty Commons will strive to improve and promote the quality and excellence of faculty at New York City College of Technology.

COMD1167 Type & Media Blog

COMD1167 Type & Media Blog

Blog for Type & Media (COMD1167)

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