Welcome to Fall ’17 semester!
Graphic design is one of the most important tools of Visual Communication. ‘Design’ means that the graphics are organized according to a ‘plan’, the goal of which is to bring order, hierarchy and clearness to the natural chaos.
Introduction to Graphic Design is intended to give you the basics for becoming a successful visual communicator, whether you wish to master page layout techniques, the creation of eye-catching posters, brochures or packages or to be aware of the complex world of informational graphics.
5:45 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Mondays & Wednesdays, Carroll 59
Adjunct Professor Chris Kirkman, (919) 260-8029, email@example.com
By appointment – email is best form of contact
• Sketchbook for tracking ideas, storyboarding class projects and brainstorming.
• USB memory stick, portable hard drive, or a reliable cloud back-up network to save your work. Please be aware that you are responsible for backing up your own work.
• You may also be given readings from PDF files that are on the class server.
Design Basics Index
Jim Krause – HOW Design Books
Excellent instructional videos are available on this website.
This class starts late, and after a long day you might need a pick-me-up.