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ARTS.1130 Digital Foundations (Formerly 70.113)

Id: 035096 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3

Description

This course explores the computer as a tool of the visual language. Topics included are raster and vector-based image making, art for the internet & mobile devices, and current image capture and output methods. This course will introduce Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and a basic programming with the aim of expanding the artist's toolkit. Lectures, readings, and discussions will provide an overview of history and contemporary ideas on the use of computers in art. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites

Fine Arts Majors, Minors and BLA concentration only.

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