ART 271 - Graphics I: Visual Design
Visual Design is an exploration of the elements and principles involved in perception as it pertains to graphic design. Students will be introduced to the profession of graphic design, what functions designers perform for their clients, as well as the impact of graphic design on society from the past to the present. Students will create “real world solutions” to design challenges using current graphic design software and computer technology. Studio work will be reinforced with lecture and demonstration to understand the principal concepts of graphic design. Application of traditional artistic design principles and aesthetics to computer graphics. Includes hands-on use of Macintosh computers operating current graphics software, scanners, digital cameras, color laser printers, etc.
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore status.
Offered each Fall.
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