Learning Activity – Print Preperation.

Learning Activities

Question 1

Practical assignment (observation and analysis)      (3 hours)
  1. Design your own printing checklist form.Print checklist
Question 2
Research, written and practical assignment (problem solving) (1,5 days)
  • Design a simple dummy 20-page magazine style brochure combining dynamic typography and photography. You can use placeholder text for body copy. For your magazine, use a spot varnish for the cover and design it using two spot colours.
  • Make use of your checklist that you designed and prepare the file for print.
  • Decide what paper weight and type you will use.
  • Decide what type of binding you will use, for example, saddle stich, perfect bind, etc. (See the printing terms link.)
  • Submit the print-ready file packaged from InDesign as well as a print-ready PDF.

Make sure to include the instructions (like spot varnish, paper choice and binding) in the file.

Magazine Link –> Magazine Style Brochure

Question 3                                                                                     
Homework                                                             (2 days)
  • Watch the videos provided beneath.
  • Complete the Lynda.com exercise files and submit it with your assignment.

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