In this course, students will explore the formal elements of design, including composition, color, texture, and shape in the form of applied visual problem-solving exercises. Course work will incorporate these elements, along with learning the fundamentals of various software applications (such as Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop), image editing, and drawing. Advertising and marketing projects coordinate technical skills with organization, management, communication, ethics and teamwork. Projects will include: designing a magazine layout, t-shirt design, designing and re-designing logos, designing a set of CD’s, creating a social awareness poster campaign, commercial storyboarding, product advertising and event poster. This course may only be taken once.
Open to: Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors