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This course for serious makers, and for students new to imagemaking. Imagemaking is a fluid and exciting area of graphic design that comes out of practice and process: experimenting fearlessly, showing and sharing ideas, and giving and receiving knowledgeable and constructive input. For the sake of this online platform, we have applied some structure to our investigations, but for the most part imagemaking is loose and unstructured. If we must adopt a rule in this course it is only this: you will not become a graphic designer by watching videos alone. Or, don't just make stuff just in your head. So here, the focus here is on making, and you are expected to devote serious time and intellectual energy to that activity in this course. Specifically, you will: - experiment with a range of materials and techniques to make images for graphic design - expand your visual vocabulary both in terms of making and talking about work, in order to discuss your work and work of others - learn how to make, manipulate and arrange images to create compositions, eventually culminating in the design and production of an-image-based book. The first half of the course is an opportunity to experiment and explore imagemaking in order to expand your visual vocabulary. You will create pieces that are expressive, meditative, or 'design-y' to instigate, evoke, experiment, record, explain, or try out a media. In the second two weeks, we’ll invite the images to deliberately and intentionally carry meaning and communication through relational moves like juxtaposition, composition, and context. We’ll look at developing and expanding the range of approaches for putting things together by composing page spreads with your images. Since nothing exists without context, we look at how to intentionally drive the image’s connotations, meanings, and associations generated through elements of composition and “visual contrasts.” Ultimately, we will take the images that you create and make a book from them. The results of your assignments (and experiments) may generate something completely unknowable now or in the future—and that's the goal....

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LC

Oct 09, 2017

I'm so happy i did this course. Gail, you're amazing and you made my imagination go wild with just your words. I can see you love your craft and that's very inspiring. Enjoyed this course all the way!

ID

May 22, 2019

Very useful course. Really puts you to practice. I learned a lot and feel encouraged to continue. Reviewing other peer's work was inspiring and gave me fresh ideas about what I could have done better.

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par Brianna P

Oct 10, 2016

This was a great course that got me to stop judging my creations and start making images!

par Soumya P

Jun 14, 2020

I loved this course. It was very informative. Had a lot of fun making the compositions.

par celina o

May 10, 2016

Very practical, short videos, lots of exercices to get going, very interesting course.

par GALO R

Jun 27, 2019

Un curso realmente de mucho aporte, me ayudó para comprender y afinar mi creatividad.

par Mohammed A

Sep 09, 2019

Really good course I enjoyed the process. was very helpful to improve my creativity.

par Elizabeth O

Dec 18, 2017

Very informative and engaging course. One of my favorites among this specialization.

par Mohamed G W

Oct 09, 2017

great course that will teach you the meaning of the pictures and spaces in the image

par Nicoleta P

Apr 12, 2017

The way information combines with practice to enhance your creativity is just great!

par Shiela O

Aug 17, 2016

I learned a lot esp the extent of using materials to create an artwork. Well done!

par Vivien S

Nov 25, 2016

Great, very clear lessons. Kind of easy in a way but I learnt some basic things.

par Laura B D R

Mar 21, 2019

We learn really good tools and methodologies to abstract and create new images.

par Manash G

Mar 10, 2017

I really learned a lot of things and this course will really help me in future.

par Brian P

Dec 01, 2016

This course opened up a new avenue of expression for me. Insightful instruction

par David M

Oct 15, 2019

Fond of the book exercise, great way to explore creativity if taken seriously.

par Fernando C F

Apr 19, 2020

Amazing course. Really pushed me out of my comfort zone and helped me think

par Angel D M G

Apr 03, 2020

Excelente curso. Fundamentos de composiciones fáciles de entender y claros

par Giovanny V

Dec 05, 2019

great instructors, accurate consistent lessons and challenging assignments

par Martha W

Jun 07, 2016

I like how the weekly projects built up until we had our book at the end.

par think m

Nov 30, 2017

Fantastic teacher who is able communicate how to make a range of images.

par Estefanía

Jul 04, 2016

I really loved the course and am extremely thankful for the opportunity.

par Maya S

May 01, 2016

Excelente

Los ejercicios son tremendamente didácticos y de muy buen gusto

par Karla M L

Apr 28, 2019

Super! I've studied very interesting subjects on this course, thanks!

par Evangelia B

Jun 08, 2016

I really enjoyed the course and it helped me to start creating again.

par Tomelilla G

Mar 26, 2020

Great way to give designers a process for creating meaningful images

par Mariel G L

Feb 01, 2019

I learned a lot from this course, especially in the last assignment.