Julie Bradford’s Profile

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Julie Bradford
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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 22nd 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 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.

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.

COMD3633, Advanced Strategies in Illustration, SP20

COMD3633, Advanced Strategies in Illustration, SP20

This course is designed to prepare the student for entry into the professional world of illustration. Development of a portfolio demonstrating a high level of skill and a personal style, as well as the ability to discuss the work in formal and conceptual terms is the primary focus. Additionally, the student will be introduced to a variety of professional practices and develop a familiarity with the local, regional and national scenes. The portfolio contents should demonstrate the student’s versatility and advanced skills while demonstrating consistency in presentation. This course is broken into 4 course goals: Portfolio Development , Professional Skills , Business Practices , Authorship

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.

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.

My Projects

L4: Living Lab Learning Library

L4: Living Lab Learning Library

Welcome to L4, a virtual resource exchange of innovative teaching practices. To see all that L4 has to offer, please click on the “Visit Project Site” link.

Connect Days Student Resource Center

Connect Days Student Resource Center

Orientation for Departments

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)

My Clubs

City Tech Ink Club

City Tech Ink Club

City Tech’s Ink Club is a place where illustrators and sequential artists can discuss and practice their craft in storytelling. On Openlab we’ll share links to helpful resources, general information, and post about events ad work we’re creating.