2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

ARTS 124 - Introduction to Graphic Design


Introduction to the language, process and potential of graphic design as communication. Exercises and applied problems emphasize the relationship between form and meaning, typography, image making and conceptual development. Studio practice explores the potential of traditional (and some experimental) tools and methods for investigation, mark-making, image creation, iteration, and layout. While most work is generated by hand using pencil, pen, brush, cut paper, and hand-placed texts, best practices for transitioning into and leveraging the digital environment are also introduced. Fulfills the Aesthetic Perspective.

Program of Liberal Studies (PLS) Designation: AP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year/fall semester