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Graphics Studio 2

ART 242

Graphics Studio 2

ART 242

Course Description

Introduces digital illustration and page layout software. Identifies and applies vector illustration and page layout techniques to projects relevant to digital illustration and page layout design industries. Credit may be earned in only one of: ART 242; or both ART 276 and ART 277. (0-90)

Outcomes and Objectives

Identify and assess the foundations of digital illustration and page layout design.

Objectives:

  • Define digital illustration and page layout vocabulary, history, standard practices and current industry trends.
  • Construct critical dialogue and written analysis of contemporary illustration and graphic design works in addition to student projects.

Describe and demonstrate basic to advanced industry standard tools, practices, and current technologies used in digital illustration and page layout design.

Objectives:

  • Identify and apply research, brainstorming, sketching, and creative problem solving techniques to projects.
  • Describe and apply basic to advanced industry standard digital illustration software techniques to current digital illustration industry scenarios within the graphic design industry.
  • Describe and apply industry standard type design, page layout, and multi-page software techniques to common print design scenarios within the graphic design industry.