Computer Graphics I

FA284 (Liberal Arts) Computer Graphics I 4 hrs. 3 crs. A hands-on introduction to the systems and resources of the Macintosh computer. Investigation of the image-making and text-handling capabilities of generic software, including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Painter. Development of original imagery from direct invention, digitized pictorial sources and selected type fonts. Final projects incorporate all course material and provide a basic experience of the computer as a comprehensive design instrument. Preq: Any 3 credit Fine Arts Studio course. Coreq: Any 3 credit Fine Arts Studio course.