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doc KING ABDUL-AZIZ UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA OF GRAPHICS Design

COURSE PLAN Designer's Tools: Graphic Design 1 CIT 143


CONTENT

INSTRUCTORS DETAILS COURSE SCHEDULE SYNOPSIS LEARNING OUTCOMES COURSE OUTLINE WEEKLY PLAN ASSESSMENT BREAKDOWN & POLICY ATTENDANCE POLICY REFERENCES

1 2 2 2 2 4 6 6 7

SYNOPSIS

Introduction to development of lettering and design skills through functional and aesthetic use of typography. Students will have the opportunity to learn draw rough, comprehensive and production layouts. Concentration on lettering for reproduction, type indication, historical development, type specification, and use of letter forms as design elements.

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Course Plan

LEARNING OUTCOMES

After completing the course, students should be able to:

1. Describe the history, used, scope, and reproduction systems of graphic design 2. Use tools of the trade for doing layouts, mechanicals and illustrations 3. Produce graphic design projects utilizing principles of design 4. Design material for advertising from a thumbnail rough through the comprehensive layout and camera-ready work. 5. Estimate and choose appropriate type in terms of size and style
COURSE OUTLINE

Chapter Topics 1

Hrs 8

Orientation Graphic design history Scope of graphic arts industry Concept of product theory Reproduction system Graphic design system Introduction to Typography Draw rough Comprehensive and production layouts Type specification Use of letter forms as design elements

Graphic design tools Raster graphic, vector graphic, tools related to raster graphic and vector graphic

10

4 5

Principles of design
Draw rough, Storyboard, Comprehensive and production layouts

10 8

Hand lettering Basic lettering techniques Interior signage--sandblasted signs Calligraphy


TOTAL

42

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CIT 145Designers tools: Adobe Illustrator

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Course Plan

W E E K LY P L A N
Remarks: Submission Deadline for Assignments

Dates

Week

Chapter

Topic

Assignments

19/2 25/2

History

26/2 04/3

scope

Assignment 1 Forum 1

5/3 11/3 12/3 18/3

3 4

1 3

Art industry

Graphic systems
Tools

19/3 25/3

26/3 1/4

Design Layout Assignment 1 & Forum 1 due 02/4

2/4 8/4

Design tool

9/4 15/4

Break

16/4 22/4

Raster graphic

Forum 2

23/4 29/4

10

Vector graphic
storyboard

Assignment 2

30/4 6/5

10

10

7/5 13/5

11

Production layout Lettering techniques

Mid Term

14/5 20/5

12

13

21/5 27/5 28/5 3/6


4/6 - 18/4

13 14

12

Calligraphy
REVISION
FINAL

Assignment 2 & Forum 2 due 16/5

EXAMINATION

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CIT 145Designers tools: Adobe Illustrator

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Course Plan

ASSESSMENT BREAKDOWN & POLICY

Students assessments in this course are based on the following:

1) Carry Marks
Assignments

o Assignment 1 o Assignment 2
Mid-Semester Examination Quizzes Forums

10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 40 % 100 %

2) Final Examination
Total Carry marks will be given before or on Week 13.

A T T E N D A N C E POLICY

Attendance is mandatory. Instructor is required to keep attendance records and report absences. Due to the interactive nature of this course, attendance is an essential part of the educational experience. JCC expects students to exercise good judgment regarding attendance. Students accept full responsibility for ensuring that work does not suffer from absence. All students are expected to attend every scheduled class on time. Exceptions may be made for work related activities, illness or valid emergency situation. If a students attendance is less than 80%, he/she may not be allowed to sit for the final examination. Punctuality is important. The instructor may not allow student(s) to enter the classroom if he/she is a habitual latecomer. REFERENCES Main Reference
The Digital Designer: 101 Graphic Design Projects for Print, the Web, Multimedia, and Motion Graphics by Stephen Pite. OnWord Press, October 2002, ISBN: 0766873471.

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CIT 145Designers tools: Adobe Illustrator