Dec 01, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

ART.-145 Intro to Digital Design

Credits 3 / 6 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into  RDNG-016 ;   Pre-requisite: ART.-141  and ART.-131  with a minimum grade of 2.0 in each course; NOTE: ART. 146  strongly recommended as a co-requisite for Graphic Design Majors.
This course is crossroads for students studying Studio Arts and Graphic Design. It is an introduced to the Mac OS interface together with graphic design, photo manipulation and illustration, industry-standard software, dealing with Vector and Raster graphics. Students will be required to work in a number of areas to explore the realm of digital art and design techniques.

Course Outcomes
●       Create compositions that meet artistic and/or visual communication requirements.

●       Apply principles and elements of 2 dimensional design to digital designs and compositions.

●       Apply color theory to digital designs and compositions.

●       Demonstrate proficiency using industry standard software to create digital designs and compositions.

●       Complete tasks independently as well as with your fellow classmates.

●       Manage time for completing projects and exercises.

●       Demonstrate correct file management protocols as required for each project.

●       Critique designs and compositions using art and design terminology.