Classwork Pickup

Students from Fall 2015 can pickup their classwork from my office¬†N1127 on¬†the following dates.¬†IMPORTANT: Please let me know if you plan to stop by. If you don’t confirm,¬†I may¬†not be in my office. Friday, March 4th, 11:30-12pm Thursday, March 10th, 12:45-1:45pm. Please contact me to¬†CONFIRM. Hope you are having a wonderful semester! Print this page

COMD Class 15 | Painting Lab

October 28, 2015 What’s Due? Broad and Narrow Value Collages¬†finished. Come prepared to work on Painting. Materials needed:¬† Painting Supplies: white and black¬†gouache paints sable-type watercolor brushes (do not buy brushes for acrylic or oil) FLAT:¬† 1/2‚Ä≥ angle, #4 ROUND: #1, #5 two water containers (yogurt cups, soda bottles with tops cut off, soup cans) […]

COMD Class 14 | Collage Crit & Painting

October 26, 2015 What’s Due? Complete Project #3: Phase 2.¬†(Do Not GLUE!)¬†Come ready to work on your paintings. Rework Project #3¬†Phase 1: Value Range Research Posts and Value Scale Research (Grayscale), if necessary. Materials Needed: Collage: Sketchbook,¬†pencils, eraser, knife/scissors, ruler/T-square,¬†drafting tape Painting: white and black¬†gouache paints sable-type watercolor brushes (do not buy brushes for acrylic […]

COMD Class 13 | FIELD TRIP + Project 3 Work

October 21, 2015 What’s DUE? VALUE RANGE RESEARCH: Post your paragraphs and 2 images (high key and low key) to the class blog (see¬†Project #3: Phase 1 Guidelines.)¬†Don‚Äôt forget to comment on at least 3 other students posts. Bring in the completed¬†value scale exercise¬†we started in class. HUMUMENT Work: Post an image or image gallery […]

COMD1100 Class 11: Sound Mashup

October 14, 2015 What’s needed for¬†this class: Complete Staccato / Legato Animated Mashup. Bring the HTML5 link and the animated gif to class. Find your hi-res and sliced images for animation in this¬†Dropbox folder. NOTE: If you didn’t finish your inked mashup, please scan and slice using the guidelines above. All parts of Project¬†#2¬†are due […]

COMD Class 6 | Critique and Humument

September 21, 2015 Class Prep ALL PARTS OF Project #1¬†are DUE. Bring all work¬†to class for critique. Label your inked thumbnails and cut paper compositions ON THE BACK with your full name and the project number (ie: Project¬†#1) Protect your work with¬†tracing paper and transport in a portfolio¬†(refer to recent demo). Materials needed THIS¬†class: Sketchbook […]

COMD Class 5 | Cut Paper Compositions

September 16th, 2015 Materials needed THIS¬†class (see Supply List for specifics): 14√ó17‚Ä≥ Bristol black drawing paper scissors exacto knife glue ruler/t-square pencils tape sketchbook (always) FINISHED Inked Sketches Project¬†Review Take a moment to read through ALL of the Project #1¬†guidelines. Reform your groups from last class and discuss the project goal and requirements. Make sure […]

COMD Class 3 | More Figure Ground

September 9th, 2015 Groupwork¬†Review (15 min) Students break into groups and review project¬†Principles: Figure-Ground (Obvious and Ambiguous) Group Unity and Economy Group Research and discuss your group’s concepts. Use the following guidelines and outcomes. Designate 1 speaker and 1 idea recorder Make a free-flowing list of ideas related to your concept. Refine principle¬†definitions in your […]