Course Description : This course focuses on developing and preparing graphics for websites and web applications. Emphasis is on image manipulation and generating original graphics. Students learn image acquisition through photography, scanning, and stock images. Copyright issues are addressed; RGB color, color systems and palettes, graphic file formats, resolution, image quality and compression are covered as they pertain to web use. Advanced tools in industry standard software, such as Illustrator and Photoshop are used to create and edit images. Basic 3D illustration using Maya is also introduced. Files are exported for web use and published on an interactive website.
Department Description : Visual, Performing and Media Arts