Genesee Community College
Art 209 Computer Graphics Fall 2011
Pam Swarts (email@example.com)Class:
mon & weds. 2:30AM - 4:30PM Room E122
E122: 585.343.0055 Ext. 6436Ofﬁce Hours:
T & Thurs 12:30-2:30pm
Introduction to Computer Graphics using the computer as an image making tool.Students will learn image development, dimensioning, modifying, storage, and systemmanagement.
By the end of the semester students will be able to:
Demonstrate control of the Mac OSa) navigate the desktop b) set basic ﬁles and directories
. Create a minimum of 15 logos using the program Illustrator. To achieve this they willneed to master the following skills:a) manipulating type b) creating and manipulating simple shapesc) controlling the superimpositions of vector objectsd) creating balanced and dynamic designs utilizing the interaction of shapes andletterforms
Create a minimum of 5 business cards using. To achieve this they will need to masterthe following skills:a) The linking of external ﬁles to another document b) Controlling the attributes of both text and graphic boxes.c) Simple type manipulation
Create a minimum of 5 backgrounds using Photoshop. To achieve this they will needto master the following skillsa) ﬁle size management b) using ﬁlersc) using selection toold) copying and pasting between documentse) managing color modesf) using adjustment toolsg) using layersh) creating imagery that alludes to organic matter, suggests depth and has a variety of color and texture while employing elements of good design.
Create a minimum of 5 dream images using Photoshop. In addition to the skillsmastered in the background assignment, students will also be able to:a) master the basics of scanning images b) control ﬁle size, image ratio andcolor modes of multiple scanned documents.c) Create imagery that has a surreal dream-like quality and displays knowledge of design basics.
Create a short animation. To achieve this they will need to master the following skills: