May 21, 2019
ART 125 - Introduction to Computer Graphics
The study of Visual Communication theory relating to applied arts fields such as advertising and editorial design, animation, gaming, and web design. Students are introduced to vector and raster graphic programs on Macintosh computers, and learn how to develop initial thumbnail sketches into final design comprehensives. Other topics include digital photography, scanning, image manipulation, color correction, and typography.
Prerequisite: ART 105 Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design, BIT 108 introduction to PC and Windows or equivalent.
2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Apply the principles of design to conceive a unified, well-balanced visual communications piece such as a poster, print media advertisement or logotype.
- Develop a design using raster and vector software.
- Describe one's creative process for designing a visual communications piece such as a product package, flyer or web banner.
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