Graphic Design and Illustration

Students will begin this course by identifying career paths within the vocational profession of Graphic Design & Illustration. They will learn illustration skills such as linear perspective or drawing through direct observation through the use of various mediums. Another area of study will be the use of color theory and application - applying the basic structure of color (hue, intensity, saturation) to generate color solutions. Students will also learn Graphic Design skills by using industry standard programs such as Adobe In Design, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Design, layout and production will be covered in this course by applying the elements of art and the principles of design to a multitude of projects. Students will also be able to identify the anatomy and classification of type, operate a digital camera and its accessories, prepare a portfolio and participate in the interview process while taking inventory of their personal career interests & goals.

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