This class will be focused on helping you create a
professional web and print portfolio.
In addition to developing a personal style for the presentation, we will
think about your goal in life after you finish your studies and how you
may put forward your philosophy with the work you present to help you
Each week, a different assignment will be given, following in-class critique
of the prior week's work; the accumulated assignments will become the
student's web-based and print portfolio.
Assignments not turned in on time will be marked down 1/2 grade (for example:
A- to B+).
Final assignment is a completed and edited portfolio that consists of
ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION:
This class will be structured to accommodate the creative process of students.
Scheduled class time is meant to provide the space for critique, help
with technical problems and hand in assignments. This time will be an
opportunity to have a one on one discussion of the projects in progress.
Midterm and final critiques are not to be missed without a formal reason
(doctor's note, family emergency, etc.) or the student's grade will be
lowered 1/2 step.
assignment 1: go through your past work and select projects you consider
including in your final portfolio. Bring to class 3 "hall of
fame" and 3 "hall of shame" portfolio websites. Due
||Review and critique of past projects and websites;
assignment 2: portfolio proposal which includes the following:
a) determine target audience
b) initial strategy for distribution
c) determine your "look": color, form, logo.
Deliveries: a) and b) in writing, c) 3 variations as illustrator or
photoshop files. Due: wed 21st.
||Martin Luther King Day
||Presentation of portfolio proposals. Prepare to talk
for no more than 10 minutes.
||Field trip: NANO
exhibition at LACMA
||Further discussion and development of portfolio proposals/concepts.
||First prototype of portfolio due and critique.
||Presentation to guest reviewers: Rebeca
Mendez and Willem
||Critique of final portfolio prototype.
||MIDTERM: submission of final portfolio prototype.
||Portfolio development: lab work and individual reviews.
||Last development presentation.
||Lab work and individual reviews.
||FINAL: complete and structured presentation