Hello all, 

Details below about next week  (Week 12: 14th to 18th Dec)

Monday 14th Dec

– Online: 11am: Gavin Ambrose Type Talk on Microsoft Teams (Group-LEVEL FOUR GRAPHICS – General), https://l4graphicdesign.viscomsa.brighton.domains/teams/

– Continue with set project work (remotely) AGP400: On and Off Grid, PDF Portfolio.  AGP401: Visual Diary. 

Remember to refer to the Blog for videos, links and resources. https://l4graphicdesign.viscomsa.brighton.domains

– Here are some useful video links for Adobe InDesign for Beginners from the Tech Hub: https://studentcentral.brighton.ac.uk/webapps/blackboard/content/listContentEditable.jsp?content_id=_3685311_1&course_id=_117499_1

– See also LinkedIn Learning videos re InDesign lessons (need to sign in with your uni username and password)

https://www.linkedin.com/learning-login/continue?account=67552674&forceAccount=false&authModeName=SAML-1&authUUID=1VnwjygnTiCdfW6pLfQuWQ%3D%3D&redirect=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Flearning%2F

Tuesday 15th Dec

– Online: AGP401 Visual Diary Workshop 4: Critical Thinking with Ally Waller

AM Group A, PM Group B

Please can all students photograph screen prints OR Export final files and upload work to this Padlet board before the workshop. (please note that this is a different Padlet to the studio one to avoid clash with On & Off Grid).

https://padlet.com/aswaller/vvgx4tsm85eriqwm

– Online: AGP400 PDF Portfolio sign-up tutorials

See sign-up slots with Simon Emery and Louise Colbourne: link to sign-ups  https://l4graphicdesign.viscomsa.brighton.domains/sign-ups/

Wednesday 16th Dec

– Continue with set project work (remotely) AGP400: On and Off Grid, PDF Portfolio.  AGP401: Visual Diary

– See above links for Adobe software support for InDesign

– For additional tech support with Adobe Software you can book sessions with Georgia St Clair on Wednesdays (please email Georgia directly to book a slot g.stclair@brighton.ac.uk)

Thursday 17th Dec

– CCS Online (Cultural Critical Studies) Link to Blog: https://l4graphicdesign.viscomsa.brighton.domains/task-two-documents/

Please check emails from CCS staff team for updates

Friday 18th Dec

– Online: AGP401 Visual Diary Workshop 4: Critical Thinking with Ally Waller

AM Group C, PM Group D

Please can all students photograph screen prints OR Export final files and upload work to this Padlet board before the workshop. (please note that this is a different Padlet to the studio one to avoid clash with On & Off Grid).

https://padlet.com/aswaller/vvgx4tsm85eriqwm

– Online: CRIT: AGP400 Project 5: On and Off Grid (please upload work onto the Level 4 PADLET board: link to NEW PADLET https://padlet.com/aswaller/ksk6lvqj44oabdr5

– AM Group A upload for 10am, Group D upload for 11.30am

– PM Group B upload for 2pm, Group C upload for 3.30pm

Please comment on each others work. At 4.30 there will be a general overview of the work with Simon Emery and Phil Taylor

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REMINDERS

UCU (University and College Union) Strike Action: 

Please note, the studio staff will not be striking, your studio plan will not be impacted.

Your  CCS Task Two tutors who are members of the University College Union (UCU), may be participating in STRIKE ACTION called by the UCU on 5 days in December – Weds 2 Dec, Mon 7 Dec, Thurs 10 Dec, Tues 15 Dec and Weds 16 Dec

– Continue to digitise all your development work i.e photographing / scanning pages from your sketchbooks for inclusion into your AGP400 PDF Portfolio (along with final project outcomes, research and critical self reflection for each project).

– Useful books on Grids (for help with your PDF Portfolio)

Grid Systems in Graphic Design by Joseph Muller-Brockman

Basic Design: Grids by Ambrose / Harris

Basic Design: Layout by Ambrose / Harris

The Designer and the Grid by Lucienne Roberts / Julia Thrift

Visual Quickstart Guide to InDesign by Sandeeps Cohen

– IMPORTANT: Those interested in advanced screen-printing induction with Chris Hunt

There is limited availabilty for 8 Graphics students and 8 Illustration students to have inductions in the Print Room with Chris Hunt to produce screen-prints using photo-emulsion.

Could those students who are interested please email Simon Emery.  S.Emery@brighton.ac.uk. with a jpeg/s of your screen-prints produced for the Opposing Forces project (using paper stencils) along with a paragraph explaining why you wish to undetrake the induction. (When sending images of your screenprints please reduce the jpeg file size eg to 1MB as large files will clog the system).

The staff team will then select 8 Graphics students to undertake the induction with Chris.

– iMPORTANT: PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU ARE CHECKING YOUR EMAILS REGULARLY

Simon Emery / Ally Waller / Louise Colbourne /  Gavin Ambrose / Phil Taylor / Level 4 Staff Team

BA (Hons) Graphic Design 

@viscom_brighton