Graphic Design Studio: Music Merchandise

The Graphic Design Studio series is designed for intermediate and advanced students with a desire to explore concept development and visual communication skills tied to a specific area of interest or theme. Now considered 'high culture' with a loyal fan and collector base, music industry merchandising, packaging, and promotion is increasingly important as traditional record sales decline. The history of music design will serve as a road map for students as they complete projects that may include a gig poster, t-shirt, and cover art. The work of 4AD, Factory Records, Hipgnosis, Vivienne Westwood, Rick Griffen, and Frank Kozik, among others, will be examined. Prerequisite(s): Digital Design: Adobe Illustrator, Digital Design: Adobe Photoshop, or equivalent experience.

Registration for this course is closed.

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Class meeting time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Class meeting days Monday
Building and room Sharp 1213
Course number 2496
Course instructor Mark Skillicorn