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カリフォルニア芸術大学(California Institute of the Arts) による Introduction to Imagemaking の受講者のレビューおよびフィードバック



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


Introduction to Imagemaking: 201 - 225 / 563 レビュー

by Brian H


I loved the work that this course pulled out of me. Very grateful for the experience.

by Galo V


Un curso realmente de mucho aporte, me ayudó para comprender y afinar mi creatividad.

by Mohammed A


Really good course I enjoyed the process. was very helpful to improve my creativity.

by Elizabeth O


Very informative and engaging course. One of my favorites among this specialization.

by Mohamed G W


great course that will teach you the meaning of the pictures and spaces in the image

by Nicoleta P


The way information combines with practice to enhance your creativity is just great!

by Shiela O


I learned a lot esp the extent of using materials to create an artwork. Well done!

by Vivien S


Great, very clear lessons. Kind of easy in a way but I learnt some basic things.

by Teresa S


I had good time taking this course and it help me learn more about imagemaking.

by Laura B D R


We learn really good tools and methodologies to abstract and create new images.

by Manash G


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

by Brian P


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

by Richard B


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

by David M


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

by Fernando C F


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

by Angel D M G


Excelente curso. Fundamentos de composiciones fáciles de entender y claros

by Giovanny V


great instructors, accurate consistent lessons and challenging assignments

by carla b


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

by Martha W


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

by think m


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

by Estefanía


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

by Maya S



Los ejercicios son tremendamente didácticos y de muy buen gusto

by Rafaya N


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

by Zayd B


Interesting course. Really appreciate the teaching! Thanks to CalArts

by Karla M L


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