Foundations in Graphic Communications: Checking Color Proofs

New York City College Of Technology
Advertising Design & Graphic Arts: NYCCT

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Foundations In Graphic Communications
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Biographical Note:
Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry has been a business-to-business journalist, editor, publications director, and educator since 1977. His positions have included publisher and editorial director of Printing News, a weekly newspaper serving the printing industry in the New York-New Jersey metro area. He currently is executive editor of Package Design and and a contributing editor to American Printer magazine.

A former director of publications for the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), Mr. Henry wrote the chapters on production for The Magazine Publishing Industry (Allyn & Bacon, 1997). Mr. Henry is the author of hundreds of articles and monographs on business and technology issues in the printing industry. He has taught editing, publishing, and print production  at New York City College of Technology since 2002 and at New York University from 1987 to 2006 and was the recipient of a "Person of the Year" award from The New York Printing Teachers Guild in 1999. He is an advisor to the Electronic Document Systems Foundation, a scholarship-granting organization dedicated to enhancing the value of paper and electronic documents.

On January 18, 2000, Mr. Henry received the Florence B. and Leo H. Joachim Award for industry service at the Printing Week Dinner in New York City. In 2001, he was chosen to receive a "Gamma Gold Key Award" from Gamma Chapter, Gamma Epsilon Tau (New York City Technical College), the national graphic arts fraternity. He also  inducted into NAPL's Soderstrom Society, a fellowship recognizing industry service.

Mr. Henry currently operates Liberty or Death Communications, a consultancy specializing in research, education, and marketing support services for the graphic communications and publishing industries.

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Class Calendar

Session 1: Introduction & Overview

Session 2: The Scope of Graphic Communications

Session 3: Elements of Prespress (I)

Session 4: Elements of Prepress (II)

Session 5: Elements of Prepress (III)

Session 6: Conventional Printing Processes (I)

Session 7: Conventional Printing Processes (II)

Session 8: Digital Printing (I)

Session 9: Digital Printing (II)

Session 10: Postpress

Session 11: Paper, Inks, Coatings

Session 12: Alternatives To Traditional Print I

Session 13: Alternatives to Digital Print II


Session 15: FINAL EXAM