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Sean Nurse
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Graphic arts major

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ADV1100 Graphic Design Principles 1

ADV1100 Graphic Design Principles 1

Through hands-on experiments, collaborative learning, and individual projects, students will learn the language and process of design thinking and gain a solid foundation in design principles and practices. Students develop visual literacy while studying the basic tenets of design, color, and content creation through: 1. Research 2. Experimentation 3. Development of Skill, Craft and Voice 4. Expression of Form, Emotions or Concepts 5. Thoughtful Assessment (verbal and written) 6. Significant commitment of time Communication designers use the concepts explored in this course in disciplines such as advertising, graphic design, web design, illustration, broadcast design, photography, and game design.

Digital Photograhy

Digital Photograhy

This course will explore the foundational concepts of light and exposure in photography. The student will develop framing and compositional skills as well as an understanding of photography as representation. Students will become acquainted with a wide range of contemporary photographers and gain an understanding of how photographic style transforms subject matter into meaning. Using professional lighting equipment, cameras and software, the student will gain hands-on experience capturing, processing, and printing digital images in the studio as well as in the field.

GRA1111 D308 Graphics Workshop SP2014

GRA1111 D308 Graphics Workshop SP2014

This course introduces students to core concepts in the graphic communications field including 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.

Graphic Communications Workshop

Graphic Communications Workshop

Course Description This course introduces students to core concepts in the graphic communications field. Lectures will provide historical perspective as well as examining current practice and future media trends. Students will examine and work with digital technologies for print and the web such as Portable Document Formats (PDF) and Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML). Examination of the role of typography, paper, color theory and image capture in the design and production process. Students will also use the OpenLab website (http://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/) during the course. There will be at least one field trip, which will be an integral part of the course. 1 class hr, 2 lab hrs, 2 credits

GRA2406, GRA ProductionManagement I, Spring2014

GRA2406, GRA ProductionManagement I, Spring2014

This course focuses on the tasks that comprise successful project managment in the graphic communications field such as setting job specifications, scheduling, trafficking, color communication and vendor management. Emphasis is placed on techniques for developing efficient workflows that mimimize costs.

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Gamma Epsilon Tau

Gamma Epsilon Tau

Gamma Epsilon Tau, whose name stands for the science or the knowledge of the art and craft of the letters, was organized under the auspices of the International Graphic Arts Educational Association (IGAEA) at the 1953 Conference on the Printing Education, which was held in New York. Gamma Epsilon Tau is a College-level national organization with local chapters.