Course: Studio Work - Graphic Design

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Course title Studio Work - Graphic Design
Course code KVV/EAGD2
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Chorý Tomáš, ak. soch. ArtD.
Course content
The instruction focuses on addressing more demanding graphic tasks in the form of individual projects together with improvement of knowledge about typography and production of more extensive printed materials (catalogues, magazines, books). Students apply the gained knowledge and skills from other fields. More extensive projects may later be elaborated as theses.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Grafic and Art Activities
  • Attendace - 39 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 51 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The principal object of the education is to master the process of designing and realization of addressing graphic tasks in the form of individual projects. Students apply the gained knowledge and skills from other fields. More extensive projects may later be elaborated as theses. Adobe InDesign and Acrobat SW - encompassment of the basic graphic functions.
Encompassment of the process of designing and realization of addressing graphic tasks (prepress and press). Encompassment of the graphic functions of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat SW.
Prerequisites
Encompassment of the graphic software Corel Draw and Adobe Photoshop, basic level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of Creative works (Music, Pictorial,Literary), Seminar Work

Design, realization and presentation of an individual project from the commercial art field. Creativity, interest in the subject, regular consultations, independent work. Adobe InDesign SW - encompassment of the basic graphic functions. Attendance in seminars at least 80%.
Recommended literature
  • (2006). Ikony, symboly a piktogramy. Praha.
  • AMBROSE, G. - HARRIS, P. (2009). Layout - Velký průvodce grafickou úpravou. Brno.
  • AMBROSE, G., HARRIS, P. (2011). Grafický design - Designové myšlení. Brno: Computer Press.
  • BERAN, V. a kol. (2004). Aktualizovaný typografický manuál. Praha.
  • DABNER, D. (2004). Grafický design v praxi. Slovart.
  • FIELL, CH. - FIELL, P. (2005). Graphic design now. Koln.
  • SALTZ, I. (2010). Základy typografie - 100 principů pro práci s písmem. Praha.
  • SAMARA, T. (2008). Grafický design - Základní pravidla a způsoby jejich porušování. Praha.
  • TWEMLOWOVÁ, A. (2008). K čemu je grafický design?. Praha.
  • WILLMORE, B. (2005). Velká kniha k Adobe Photoshop CS. Praha.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Teaching the visual arts at secondary school and primary art school (NA16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer