ART 280 - Graphic Design for Studio Arts at Northern Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2011-05-01

Introduces digital tools, software, and techniques used by visual artists and design professionals to create day-to-day business forms, documents and self-promotional material. Explores the fundamental principles of layout and design that govern the use of image, type and color. Presents professional standards and practices used for organizing, archiving, printing and presenting their work.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

To teach studio artist / students about graphic design principles, techniques and industry software so that they may be more self sufficient in creating the necessary self promotion materials they will need to survive in today's competitive market.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ART 131 and PHT 101.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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