Watch these two video tutorials on Indesign. My new one, and my shorter older one underneath (with the bad sound, sorry!). Copy some of the things I show- play a little- then upload IND file to Dropbox for 10 points
Complete this Indesign tutorial chapter from this free online textbook we have used before. (check out the other chapters too, if you have time! The video I am creating for you this weekend will have the same deadline, so get started on this one now.)
You will learn how to be a pro at Styles and Masters- very helpful for applying to your Zine project.
ReadChapter 7 of your Textbook- on Layout- in the comments below, tell me why you think using the Grid System, and one other suggestion from the textbook, might be useful when designing your Zine? 5 points
Complete this easy 5 min InDesign text tutorial and notice how many more good ones there are here at Adobe for all their software! Have some fun with this, then upload to Dropbox 10 points (Later on you will have to find a great tutorial to learn something new for the Zine Project)
Here are a few examples of the logo presentation board finals due next class Thursday Oct 18th. (please ignore what I said in person today, for some reason I thought we had class on Tuesday too but no we don’t! yay Fall Break! )
Remember this next Thursday is a presentation day, not an Online Thursday.
At this final stage you have to think about how your logo will reproduce both small and large and in color. Get rid of any superfluous marks that don’t add anything to your logo. Printed final of logo printed in black and white and color and in use on a product.
Final to be printed and presented on a presentation board that shows it in practical use, both large and small, in color and black and white. You also have to show your logo in use on a product that suits the company. You will have to sell your logo to the class and explain its concepts.”
This Thursday 11th is an Online Thursday! Below is your to do list. Having your 5 minute 1 on 1 meeting with me on Thurs (that you all signed up for today) and completing the first bullet is your attendance for this online session.
Project 3 part 4 is due in person on Thursday (30 points)
I’m starting to work towards getting you ready for the next Project now, which is the ZINE. You will work on this below on Online Thursday. This isn’t due until the 18th due to Fall Break (but remember your logo is due that day, and more homework is coming too, so I would upload before then!)
Read Chapter 6 of your textbook.
Complete this short (open book) quiz (10 possible points) and upload to Dropbox QuizonTypographych6
Create one of the projects from page 108 of Chapter 6 – Typographical illustration of a poem (try text on a path, different sizes and colors of fonts), orthe Book Cover (just do the cover of book, not spine or back). Use either Photoshop or Illustrator, or both, but be creative! 30 points.