Applies skills learned in Press Systems and Advanced Press Operations and puts them into practice in a commercial printing environment. Learners will handle and produce actual printing orders using the procedures followed in the commercial printing plant. Learners will be responsible for identifying production requirements, establishing standards, learning customer relation skills and producing actual jobs from pre-press through press work, finishing and delivery of the job.
Introduces learners to the concepts and applications of computer illustration in the field of graphic communications. Learners will use Adobe Illustrator in the creation and manipulation of vector graphics for use in print, web and motion graphics.
Explores cutting, forming, joining and finishing processes employed in metal sculpture.
Learners create works with ferrous and nonferrous metals. Assignments focus on
design elements as related to materials and process, and their effect on visual impact and meaning. Conventions, trends and innovations in metal sculpture will be discussed.
Explore current and emerging technologies for postpress operations in bindery and finishing. Learners will perform postpress production on a variety of types of printed products. Learners will also develop skills in job planning from the postpress perspective, paper and paper calculations, quality control in post press, equipment operation and efficiency and productivity in post press.