Presents a continuation of ART 266 with an emphasis on individualized projects. Topics include creation of skilled projects in digital layout, graphics, illustrations, photography, web and UX design, animation and video.
Web, UX and interactive design topics will including the study of content structure, workflow, usability testing; HTML5 and CSS3, responsive design, WordPress, web hosting and FTP. This course will provide a solid foundation for web, UX and interactive design.
Introduces principles in the creative use of type in a digital environment. Emphasis is on the use of typography in graphic design art. Topics include the history of type, aesthetic qualities of letterforms, type classification, organization and hierarchy, grid systems and page layout.
Introduces principles and processes used in the creative and practical exploration of visual communication. Topics may include digital layout, graphics, illustrations, photography, web & UX, animation and video. Projects incorporate symbols and typography into visual design, exploring interrelationships between formal elements and symbolic content.
Introduction to concepts, practices, and theories of digital art production in a fine arts context. Topics include integration of design, color, and compositional principles with contemporary digital tools and mixed media approaches.
Presents primary instruction to enhance digital photographs and compose images using Adobe Photoshop and other Adobe Creative Cloud software. Students will use the latest Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Bridge and Adobe Camera Raw to explore visual problem solving and create images for photography, artistic digital image art, graphic design and user experience workflow.
Presents primary instruction in digital vector graphics and illustration using Adobe Illustrator and other Adobe Creative Cloud software. Students will explore visual problem solving and utilize industry-standard digital tools to create graphic works for artistic illustration, graphic design and user experience workflow.
Presents primary instruction in digital layout design using Adobe InDesign and other layout design software. Topics will cover the basic principles of digital layout design and e-publishing for book, magazine, business document, web and UX design.
Introduces students to the principles and elements of motion graphic design. Topics include motion graphics and typography, principal of video editing and visual effects, user interface animation and basic 3D modeling and 3D animation.