This course provides future graphic designers, artists, and illustrators with an overview of computer technology and its role in the production of graphic designs and visual communication collaterals. Students begin by learning file management and page layout and how they relate to visual communication. This course prepares students for advancement in various fields of digital technology, graphic design, digital arts, and digital design. A must for beginners, this is the first required course for the specialized certificate in Design Media.
Note: Online participants must have Adobe Photoshop CS4 or higher installed on their computers. Online students will be utilizing Lynda.com as a textbook reference guide. Subscription options and pricing are available at Lynda.com. Students will be required to subscribe to Lynda.com for textbook access.
Course Number: ART-40525 Credit: 3 units