This course explores the digital software used for graphic design, multimedia, and web design, specifically the use of vector (Adobe Illustrator) and raster images (Adobe Photoshop). Using the design process, students will create projects that require the use and comprehension of various file formats and color modes used in print and web design. Input devices such as digital cameras and scanners will be used to enhance projects. The elements of art and principles of design will be introduced as students develop aesthetic compositional skills.
Recommended Preparation: Basic computer skills
3 UNITS : 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory