•Understand ﬁle resolution•Use color modes appropriately •Use ﬁlters•Understand the appropriate uses of text in Photoshop•Create realistic composite imagery Complete assigned projects(s) using paint/pixel program and add to portfolio. Weeks 10-15Introduce students to Layout programs and the concept of importing ﬁles into a programthat organizes a whole•Create complete layouts•Link text boxes•Import linked graphics that are properly formatted•Manage colors within Indesign•Use frames and borders•Fine tune text using typographic skills learned in ART107Create a brochure that incorporates all the skills learned in the class.Complete assigned projects(s) using paint/pixel program and add to portfolio Week 16Create ﬁnal portfolio of work completed in ART207 After completion of this course students will be well versed in the programs allowing them to spend their energy on design ideas. Students will learn the characteristics of each of the major graphic design software programs, how what they have learnedapplies to the ﬁeld of graphic design, and how to use these programs to complete graphicdesign projects.
Student Performance Outcomes:
Upon successful completing of the course, as documented by projects, class discussion,and instructor critiques, the student will be able to:1. Demonstrate the following skills in the use of vector based programs:
a.) create basic shapes
b.) use a bezier pen tool to control lines and curves in the creation of illustrations.
c.) create illustrations from photographs
d.) use layers
e.) manage colors, gradients and patterns
f.) use and create brushes
g.) format text2. Translate a photograph into an illustration for an advertisement.3. Demonstrate the following skills in the use of Paint/Pixel/Bitmap programs:
a.) utilize advanced selection tools
b.) employ layers
c.) scan images
d.) determine proper ﬁle resolution
e.) use color modes appropriately
f.) use ﬁlters4. Document knowledge in the appropriate uses of text in Photoshop