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Introduction to Graphic Design

This course examines the fundamentals of two-dimensional design in the digital age. Students will explore principle elements of design including composition, color, and typography through a series of projects that introduce Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop as primary graphic design tools. The importance of effective visual communication in both commercial and experimental design is stressed as students gain an understanding of the professional design process from the client brief to the finished digital project. Students will leave this course with a solid foundation in strategies for solving design problems, a basic design vocabulary, and an understanding of the specific role that Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop play in creating professional work. Before starting this course, students should be comfortable creating, deleting, renaming, and moving files and directories without assistance.

"Packed a lot into a short time-frame. Learned enough to be useful now, and opened the door for what might be next." -Student of Intro to Graphic Design

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$625.00
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Class meeting time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Class meeting days Monday
Building and room Sharp 1108
Course number 2306
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