Note: Core classes are offered only in the fall and spring. Color Theory is listed in the Fine Arts and Foundation section of the catalog.
In this introduction to visual communication concepts and tools, you will learn the fundamentals of typography design and layout, as well as digital skills. Taught by two instructors, the class includes basic design and type exercises using Photoshop and Illustrator. Develop the essential design skills you need to produce graphics for print, advertising, corporate identity, and other media.
Discover color and its implications for designers and artists. Study ideas of space and the use of color to solve spatial problems. Look at color harmony and the way colors interact, as well as color qualities and combinations.
Learn design fundamentals and concept development as they relate to typography, composition, and color. Discover what makes the difference between ordinary images and powerful, effective graphics. Strengthen your design communication skills and develop your style and vision as you transform your concepts into finished designs.