Subject description - A7B39GRT

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A7B39GRT Graphical Design
Roles:V Extent of teaching:2P+2S
Department:13139 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:  Completion:KZ
Lecturers:  Credits:5
Tutors:  Semester:Z,L


The course grants an overview of graphical design and typography. It includes also a practical training in creating graphical design of electronical documents and hand drawing.

Study targets:

The purpose of the course is to grant knowledge and skills needed for creating of individual graphics design.

Course outlines:

1. Introduction to the graphical design - history, state-of-art.
2. Drawing a: the way of perception, transformation of reality into drawn work.
3. Drawing b: styles, differences in hand painted pictures.
4. Drawing c: model and imagination.
5. Drawing d: lines, preparation for drawing.
6. Composition - the space for a graphical expression, harmony.
7. Colors - basic principles of color composition.
8. Typography - rules, font types, basic terms.
9. Basics of photography.
10. Combination of drawing, photography and font.
11. Geometric elements, animation, video.
12. Special effects.
13. Complex design.

Exercises outline:

1. The task 1: drawing.
2. Basics of coutour drawing.
3. Drawing design.
4. Check point for task 1.
5. Evaluation of task 1, start of task 2. - color design.
6. Training of the color composition.
7. Design of individual color solution.
8. Checkpoint for task 2.
9. Evaluation of task 2, start of task 3 - typesetting.
10. Typographic design of document.
11. Check point for the task 3, task 4 - photography.
12. Design and realization of a photographic work.
13. Evaluation of the task 4.
Project: Four tasks will be solved during the course by each student. The tasks are oriented to hand drawing, color composition, typographic design and photography.


1. Brožková Ivana: Dobrodružství barvy. SPN, Praha 1983. In Czech.
2. Hlavsa Oldřich: Typographia I, II, III. SNTL Praha 1976, 1981. In Czech.
3. Parramón José Maria, Pechová Magdaléna: Velká kniha o kresbě; Historie, malířsky ateliér, materiály a postupy, náměty, teorie a praxe olejomalby. Nakladatelství Svojtka a Vašut, Praha 1996. ISBN 80-7180-093-7. In Czech.


No prerequisities. More information:



drawing, graphical design, composition, typography

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BPOI1 Computer Systems V
BPOI_BO Common courses V
BPOI3 Software Systems V
BPOI2 Computer and Information Science V
BPSTM_BO Common courses V
BPSTMWM Web and Multimedia V
BPSTMSI Software Engineering V
BPSTMMI Manager Informatics V
BPSTMIS Intelligent Systems V
MPOI1 Artificial Intelligence V
MPOI5NEW Software Engineering V
MPOI4NEW Computer Graphics and Interaction V
MPOI5 Software Engineering V
MPOI4 Computer Graphics and Interaction V
MPOI3 Computer Vision and Image Processing V
MPOI2 Computer Engineering V
BMI(ECTS) Manager Informatics V
BWM(ECTS) Web and Multimedia V
BIS(ECTS) Intelligent Systems V
BSI(ECTS) Software Engineering V

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