Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Graphic production 18237/3027/2324/1/34
Study guide

Graphic production 1

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 1
    • Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
    • Graphic Design
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Lemmens Stan
Other teaching staff: Beck Janna
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Semester 1
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: This course unit is eligible for deliberation according to the criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.
Total study time: 90,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

BA2 - The student has the necessary knowledge, skills and insights regarding material, form, action, concepts, function and contents of the chosen medi
The student knows the different graphic printing techniques.
The student knows the basic concepts in typography, design, photography and colour.
The student knows the classification of the Letterclasificatie.
The student knows the nomenclature of typography.
The student knows colour application in printed work: colours, quadrichromie, spot colours.

Course content

Introduction to graphic techniques, photography and colour and colour modelling through exercises and theory. Research in and theory and application of colour and colour management. Graphic production and files. Graphic production tools and options. Development, use and application.

Study material (text): Mandatory

Powerpoint presentations and handouts available via Digitap. Presented examples of graphic realisations, printing techniques, finishing and realisation. Illustrated syllabus and didactic demonstration material, specific website links, company visit.

Study material (text): Recommended

Literature list and texts and web pages covered in the syllabus.

[NL] ‘Goed voor Druk╩╝. Een praktische gids voor grafische communicatie en technieken. Marc Mombaerts, Stan Lemmens, Misjel Vossen. Uitgeverij Academia Press. Gent. OR [ENG] ‘Ready to Print’. Handbook for Media Designers. K. Nickel. Gestalten Verlag. Berlin. English version.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials30,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours60,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeKnowledge and comprehension test during the examination series100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodKnowledge and comprehension test during the examination series100,00

Evaluation (text)

Semester 1: written examination
2nd examination period: written examination