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 Adobe Photoshop as a tool to create, adjust and manipulate images for print and web. Special attention is given to image manipulation techniques, color/tonal correction, resolution and output issues. Familiarity with Macintosh operating system suggested.
Introduces learners to industry standard 2D animation software. Learners focus on the design and creation of animations, videos, interactive graphics and website components as they plan, design and create real world projects. Learners are expected to possess a familiarity with the Internet, computer illustration software, photo-manipulation software and basic HTML or web page development software.
Introduces learners to basic web page design for graphics professionals. Learners will be introduced to the fundamentals of the web and web page design. Learners will utilize software to create website projects that are organized, attract the intended audience and work in producing the intended results.
Introduces the concepts and techniques involved in typography and design. Learners explore the principles of design to create layouts that are organized, attract the intended audience and work in producing the intended results. The learners will do this while also learning about various graphic design software programs.