Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Graphic production 28252/3298/2425/1/45
Study guide

Graphic production 2

Academic year 2024-25
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 2
    • 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: 31.10.2024 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


previously registered for Graphic production 1.

Learning outcomes (list)

BA7 - The student is able to organize his/her artistic project in consultation with others.
The student has mastered the skills of writing, assessing, guiding, budgeting and managing (the 5 B's) of text, image, shape, colour and pressure carrier components in the production of a graphic product.
The student can communicate professionally with professionals in production companies.

Course content

The traditional and digital graphic production process, the printing techniques and the related graphic production flow and what cross-media publishing means in this respect. The latest trends and technology as applied in digital, large format and document printing. Evolution and innovation in finishing and enhancement of digital printing. Trends and tendencies in digital printing. Paper properties in relation to design and reproduction.

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