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March 22, 2020

Hi all! I am missing seeing your faces throughout the week. Please join me for a zoom meeting where you can ask me questions face to face and see your fellow graphic design students.

Okay, I had some technical difficulties starting this meeting with you this morning. Le...

March 19, 2020

Hello GD 1 and 2 students. Hope you are well and enjoying some down time before we gather ourselves together again next week. Here are a few things to do in preparation:

1. Make sure to check your Harbor email daily for updates from teachers and administrators. Things a...

March 16, 2020

Hello Graphic Design Students,

Thank you for being diligent students and checking my website to see what work you need to do while you are away from school. For now you get to take a deep breath, relax, and gather your energy for the coming days of doing your school wor...

March 10, 2020

Logo design is different from other designs in the fact that it must be able to be used in both small in scale yet also large. In their smaller form, they need to be compact (fit in the size of a quarter), easy to recognize, and function in black and white as well as c...

March 9, 2020

All GD2 students are REQUIRED to complete the DM1 lessons and earn college credit.

Benefits to you:

4 units of free college credit

transferrable to any CSU or UC

waiver of 1st digital media class at Cabrillo and ability to enter the more advanced classes.

Each lesson is wor...

March 5, 2020

Use this link to answer the questions below in your sketchbook

https://www.dropbox.com/s/jddp9sxchaukz81/Logo%20Design%20info.pdf?dl=0

1. What is emphasis in logo design?

2. What is balance and alignment in logo design?

3. What is contrast in logo design?

4. What is repetit...

March 5, 2020

Watch the following video and answer these questions in your sketchbook:

1. What does it mean to say that "a logo is a mask"?

2. Name two aspects of a "great logo"

3. What does simplicity mean in logo design?

4. How many versions of the "off book" logo were made before the...

February 24, 2020

You are creating a movie poster as a collaborative project. The video students provided you with their concept. You will gather inspiration files, source fonts, draw a sketch, and collaborate with photography students to provide the photography for your poster design....

February 6, 2020

The first step in designing a brand identity for a business or person is to create a mood board. 

Click here to read over the process this company took when creating their mood board:

https://build.wanderingaimfully.com/blog/mood-board

You will create a mood board of insp...

February 6, 2020

You are making a magazine cover exact replica. 

Steps:

1. Select an existing magazine cover from the list of magazines, clear with me, and download the largest file size to your desktop. COVER MUST HAVE PERSON OVERLAPPING MAGAZINE TITLE. (like the samples below)

List of m...

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Jenny Angelacos is a Graphic Designer located in Santa Cruz, California. She specializes in Branding, Logo Design, Invitation Design, Event Graphics, Social Media Graphics, and Package Design.