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Mike Cipriani
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Graphic Design

Bio

Interested in minimalistic designs and video games (of course). I hope to do designs for major game companies some day.

My Courses

COMD 1112 Sec.D108 Tuesday Digital Media Foundations

COMD 1112 Sec.D108 Tuesday Digital Media Foundations

This course introduces students to core concepts underlying all digital media —graphic design, web, broadcast, animation, illustration and game design—that the ADGA department offers in its associate and bachelor degree program. Weekly lectures explain technical concepts such as resolution, compression, and color space, concepts that allow students to produce creative work across media with more predictable results. Students work with a variety of graphic arts software programs to reveal how the software application’s tools and menus incorporate the scientific principles discussed during lecture.

Graphic Design Principles 2, COMD1200, D142

Graphic Design Principles 2, COMD1200, D142

This course explores creative visual thinking and its importance to communication design. Students will experiment with image-making techniques and learn to use graphic elements to communicate concepts and ideas.

COMD1123 Foundation Drawing SP2019 Afternoon

COMD1123 Foundation Drawing SP2019 Afternoon

This drawing course introduces basic concepts, tools, techniques and the role of drawing in design, illustration, animation and games. The course will also cover projection systems, plans, elevations, sections, oblique, isometric, one-point perspective and two-point perspective views.

ENG1121D446 Sp2019

ENG1121D446 Sp2019

This is an advanced course in communication skills, including the expository essay and the research essay. This course further develops students’ reading and writing skills through literary and expository readings.

COMD1127 Type & Media, FA2018

COMD1127 Type & Media, FA2018

“The Shape of Language” 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. This class is also part of a learning community focused an engaging and lively exploration that unites the structure of words and the meanings behind them. Students investigate the historic evolution of the written word and the nuanced details that have come to form the basis for excellence in typographic design. This course collaboration inspires students to find the right words to express their thoughts and communicate them with clarity and beauty. Faculty: Sarah Schmerler (ENG1101) & M. Genevieve Hitchings (COMD1127)

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