Spring 2015 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
The nature of this course is to integrate technical ability with visual communication as they relate to digital art and design. Computer images are prepared for multiple delivery environments, including internet, games, and animation. Students will apply the techniques of digital imaging using tools in Adobe Photoshop software, in concert with foundational knowledge of the elements and principles of art. Students will be encouraged to use divergent thinking in problem solving as a way to address emerging media.
Students should have moderate computer navigation skills plus basic knowledge of online social etiquette and work ethic. Activities require regular access to a computer with internet capability and Adobe Photoshop Extended CS6 installed. Students will need a NetID to access lab computers and eLearning, plus a UTD ID number to access additional instructional materials through UTD Library.
* Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Systems
Online e-books through the McDermott Library.
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