week 07

July 13, 2009

Open Workshop: Finish logo designs in Illustrator

Presentation: History of the WWW & brief Intro Terms: Site Maps, HTML, and CSS

http://j-bel.net/sva/week08/WebsiteTerms.html

http://j-bel.net/sva/week08/TheInternetAndWWW.html

Photoshop Automation & Web Presentations: Web Page Layout, Slicing, Linking,

Saving for Web: jpgs, gifs & png. Creating Web Ready Work.
http://help.adobe.com/en_US/Photoshop/11.0/WS9E2C7F1A-87C0-4dae-9C0C-0C2B3C566F84.html

http://help.adobe.com/en_US/Photoshop/11.0/WSB3484C68-ECD2-4fa4-B7CC-447A5FE86680.html

http://help.adobe.com/en_US/Photoshop/11.0/WS8FA9408E-A3B8-4338-9AAE-4520CF3511FB.html

Practice: see Week07WorkFiles

Open Workshop: creating a web page from homework assignment. Slicing. Saving for web and devices. Creating links. Previewing in a browser.

Homework wk07:

Finish web pages if not finished in class (and you have the appropriate software to work with).

Technique for Next Assignment – Read: Magazine Layout Tutorial: http://www.layersmagazine.com/magazine-cover-design-in-indesign.html (The assignment will be to revisit our Celebrity Composite Works from Week 04, you are now going to create a magazine cover (or inner spread that could be a profile piece) that incorporates your composite into a page layout – one that includes a masthead or header, tagline and body text. Over this week look at magazines and your favorite publications for inspiration.

Read:‘Farewell Information, It’s Media Age’ Saffo.pdf:  http://j-bel.net/sva/week06/Saffo.pdf & Interview with Joshua Davis: http://www.designmuseum.org/design/joshua-davis & http://www.fairspot.com/interview-with-hillman-curtis/ Before class next week, in 50 words or less, comment on these readings on our class blog in Week Seven.

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