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Yanxuan Lin
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Communication Design

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COMD1112, OL 07, Digital Media Foundations, Bauer, Fall 2020

COMD1112, OL 07, Digital Media Foundations, Bauer, Fall 2020

This course introduces students to core concepts in the media field including color theory, design and production terminology, reproduction processes, file formats and substrates. Lectures will provide students with a historical perspective of the media field as well as discussing current practices and future trends.

COMD3313, Illustration 1, OL74, FA21

COMD3313, Illustration 1, OL74, FA21

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

COMD 3330 OL98 Fall 2021

COMD 3330 OL98 Fall 2021

The emphasis in this intermediate photography class is on creative problem solving with photography for the Communication Design field. Students learn to transform subject matter with photographic style in order to communicate ideas.

COMD1200 Graphic Design Principles II, Sp2021

COMD1200 Graphic Design Principles II, Sp2021

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. The course will emphasize the integration of communication concepts, type and graphics and its relationship to multiple disciplines such as advertising, graphic design, web design, illustration, broadcast design, production, and others. Students develop projects from thumbnails through final presentations.

COMD 3532 OL84 (16083) Production for Designers

COMD 3532 OL84 (16083) Production for Designers

Course Description: Production for Designers focuses on current print and production procedures that can prepare designers and creative thinkers for real-world situations. Understanding print (offset and digital), and the process of production is an essential part of the design process that can assure a predictable outcome of deliverables. Emphasis is on the importance of project planning and management, personal communication skills to better interface with colleagues and to understand the three key components of modern print production. Topics include print media specifications, digital and offset prepress, page imposition, proofing, Paper and substrates, specialty printing, budget management, understanding of color management, and preparation of files. Applied discussion of reverse engineering, workflow, and project planning are critical to this course. This course will also explain the relationship between the world of Advertising, marketing and related digital and analog production techniques, Strategic use of Internet search engines, websites, and leveraging tools of technology is demonstrated to support student efforts.

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