Alaskan Wilderness Adventure: Travel Zine Design
/ Schedule

August 9 - 21, 2018
2 undergraduate studio credits
Course number: IPD 2371-A
Tuition: $4,200


Prior to departure: Distribute handouts and introduce InDesign. Hands-on tutorials in bookmaking, InDesign and basic pre-press setup.

This schedule is subject to change as needed. 

Saturday, August 13, 2016
3PM Students Arrive
6PM Orientation and Welcome Dinner – Review zine assignment; address any
questions of InDesign & zine packet. One/One help with file setup and prep.

Sunday, August 14, 2016
6AM Group breakfast & checkout
7AM – 5PM Alaskan Railroad – All day photo shoot and content gathering for zine
Individual assistance with file setup and preparation

Monday, August 15, 2016
12PM – 4PM Tentative hike on Savage River – photo shoot and content gathering for zine
Review and Edit Photos – Individual session with instructor for questions and review of layout

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
7AM – Meet ready with all equipment
8AM – 8PM Denali National Park, Guided Bus Tour – All day photo shoot and content gathering for zine. Each participant to have individual review session with faculty throughout the day to edit photographs, as needed.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
10AM Local Activity to be determined – photo shoot and content gathering
Return Early Afternoon, Pack and prepare files for review, edit at hotel
6PM Denali group critique and dinner

Thursday, August 18, 2016
9AM Checkout, depart for Alaskan Railroad
11AM – 5PM Alaskan Railroad to Talkeetna, In-route handout provided for 24-hour assignment, layout and design lesson: Analog/Digital “Designing with the Grid”
11PM – Depart for midnight photo shoot, long exposures lesson of night sky, workshop provided by local photographer.

Friday, August 19, 2016
8AM – 11AM Photo shoot and content gathering for the 24hour assignment continued
12PM Checkout hotel
1PM-4PM Complete 24hour assignment
4PM – 8PM Alaskan Railroad from Talkeetna to Anchorage: In-route, each participant to have individual review session with faculty to edit layout. Review photo edits from 24-hour assignment.

Saturday, August 20, 2016
8AM checkout and departure
9AM – 8PM All day road trip, photo shoot and content gathering. In-route all participants to edit photos.
11AM Visit Crow Creek Mine, gold mining demonstration and tour
4PM Ranger guided hike of Exit Glacier

Sunday, August 21, 2016
8AM – 6PM Kenai Fjords Northwestern Guided Boat Tour – all day photo shoot and content gathering. Review and edit photos throughout the day, opportunity for individual session with faculty for any technical questions and review of layout.
7PM – 9PM Optional visit to Alaska SeaLife Center Aquarium

Monday, August 22, 2016
8AM Return to Anchorage, In-route all participants to prep files, final review and edit photos – Each participant to have individual review session with faculty throughout the day to edit final layout, as needed.
5PM Farewell Dinner

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
12PM Checkout hotel, Shuttle to Airport – Participants Depart


After Departure From Alaska

By August 31, 2016
Each participant to complete individual session for final critique with faculty to finalize book prior to publication

By September 23, 2016
DATE TBD Final Critique
Due four (4) weeks upon return, required attendance of all participants. Must submit for final group critique the published zine. Book must meet the following criteria: minimum 20 pages, front and back cover, four gutter breaks, printed, bound, cut-to-size, and must be reproducible, contain photographs from trip, other sourced images, found objects and writing.