Course: Graphic Design 1

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Course title Graphic Design 1
Course code KVV/GRD1B
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
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 course focuses on the introduction to problems of graphic design and insists on understanding the shortcut and stylization process. Proceeding from the realistic drawing to stylized symbol, from the concrete to the abstract, from the difficult to the simple. Seminars are centred on practical exercises during which students solve the stylization on a given subject. Extended education related to using the graphic SW (CorelDRAW) is a part of the course.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Grafic and Art Activities
  • Semestral Work - 54 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 36 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course objective is to understand the process of creating the graphic shortcut and stylization. Students use the gained knowledge when working on concrete practical tasks from the field of applied graphic art (company logo, poster) which they solve from the proposal up to final realization. A part of the course is devoted to mastering the PC vector graphics and bitmap processing (CorelDRAW).
Realization of graphic shortcuts and stylization. Mastering the graphic SW (CorelDRAW).
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of CorelDraw SW.

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

1) Stylization of the chosen object. Poster including the procedure from the first drawings up to the resultant image. 2) Design and realization of a graphic task from the field of applied graphic art (poster, logo, CD cover, etc.) Mastering the graphic SW (CorelDRAW). Regular consultations, participations in seminars at least 80%.
Recommended literature
  • (2006). Ikony, symboly a piktogramy. Praha.
  • 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.
  • KADAVÝ, D. (2005). CorelDRAW 12 - Uživatelská příručka. Praha.
  • RIVERS, CH. (2008). Logo-art. Mies.
  • RIVERS, CH. (2007). Poster-art. Mies.
  • 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.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Visual arts with a focus on education (two-field) (BB15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual arts with a focus on education (two-field) (BB16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual arts with a focus on education (single-field) (BB16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual arts with a focus on education (single-field) (BB15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual arts with a focus on education (two-field) (BB14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual arts with a focus on education (two-field) (BB13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual arts with a focus on education (single-field) (BB14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual arts with a focus on education (single-field) (BB13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual arts with a focus on education (two-field) (BB14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual arts with a focus on education (two-field) (BB15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual arts with a focus on education (two-field) (BB13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual arts with a focus on education (two-field) (BB16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer