2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 17, 2021  
2020-2021 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.

Course Designation/Attribute: AP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year/fall semester