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ART 107
Fundamentals of Digital Art


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline: [Humanites Performance/Fine Arts]

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
Introduces digital techniques and concepts as they aid and expand the possibilities of traditional drawing, painting, and photography. It emphasizes the synthesis of artistic expression and technological competence through hands-on experience in creating art through both traditional and digital media. Topics include vector and bitmap imaging, computer applications used as tools for traditional art forms, collaboration and hybrid forms of visual art.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Understand of basic techniques for digital art production
  • Distinguish vector and raster graphics
  • Create experimental art projects in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Be competent in choosing the right tools in the appropriate computer applications to aid traditional art forms, such as shadowing, lighting, perspective, etc.
  • Define potentials and demonstrate skills of digital photo editing and manipulation

  • Course Topics
  • Vector vs. raster graphics
  • Digital painting vs. digital illustration
  • Digital photography basics
  • Photo restore and correction
  • Survey of painting tools in Photoshop in comparison to traditional tools and techniques
  • Basics of computer illustration tools and how to use them to aid the traditional forms of drawing

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ART 107
    Winter 2013
    1567
    Margaret Jamison
    ART 107
    Winter 2013
    1574
    Margaret Jamison
    ART 107
    Winter 2012
    0108
    Nanqi You
    ART 107
    Fall 2011
    0122
    Margaret Jamison
    ART 107
    Winter 2011
    0014
    Nanqi You


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
    X
    X
     
     
     
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.