This introductory course utilizes current digital hardware and software used in the industry as the primary tools for Graphic Design. The student will learn the design skills necessary to develop conceptualized ideas on projects that are viable in today’s Graphic Design field.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
Identify the aesthetics of graphic design
Demonstrate proficiency with vector based software
Utilize current hardware and software to develop projects for print and the web
Show proficiency in designing independent compositions
Also, single-page compositions such as promotional covers and posters.
Course project plans include letterform manipulation, logo design, Olympic flyer, museum brochure, element poster, and CD / DVD cover.