ART 265 - Graphic Techniques at Northern Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Applies the study of printing processes and production techniques used in preparation of design files for professional printing. Teaches print production terminology, image and typography specifications, as well as technical skills using current technology and software.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory Hours: 2-4. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

Graphic Techniques is an advanced course where creative concepts in graphic design are incorporated, specifically from the point of view of using current technology as the primary production tool for print design and production. Incorporates applied studio solutions to a variety of problems including typography and imagery.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: ART 140. Co-requisite: ART 141.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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