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學生對 加州艺术学院 提供的 Introduction to Imagemaking 的評價和反饋

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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....



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!


This is more challenging that it seems. It forces you to think creatively and critically with a seemingly simple subject. I recommend this course for anyone who wants to work with their hands a bit


201 - Introduction to Imagemaking 的 225 個評論(共 543 個)

創建者 Manash G


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

創建者 Brian P


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

創建者 Richard B


With this course it's possible to get creative and complete some art projects.

創建者 David M


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

創建者 Fernando C F


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

創建者 Angel D M G


Excelente curso. Fundamentos de composiciones fáciles de entender y claros

創建者 Giovanny V


great instructors, accurate consistent lessons and challenging assignments

創建者 carla b


Excellent to who want learning about a little about book design concepts!

創建者 Martha W


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

創建者 think m


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

創建者 Estefanía


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

創建者 Maya S



Los ejercicios son tremendamente didácticos y de muy buen gusto

創建者 Rafaya N


IT helped me alot to learn new things and i enjoyed i lot learning it

創建者 Zayd B


Interesting course. Really appreciate the teaching! Thanks to CalArts

創建者 Karla M L


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

創建者 Evangelia B


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

創建者 Tomelilla G


Great way to give designers a process for creating meaningful images

創建者 Mariel G L


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

創建者 Anastasia D


This course encouraged me to start learning InDesign Adobe program!

創建者 Sneha B


it was really fun nd interesting doing this course

thank you so much

創建者 María J F M


I loved it , going straight to the point and has very valuable tips

創建者 Stacie M B


I have truly enjoyed taking this course and will be taking others.

創建者 christy p


A great course. It took me out of my comfort zone of design ideas.

創建者 Erick A R A d l S


Good Course! I would encourage people to create their own images.



very good introductory course, assignments are greatly enjoyed