SRJC Course Outlines

8/11/2022 4:27:06 AMART 18.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2010

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 18.1Title:  INTRO COMPUTER GRAP  
Full Title:  Introduction to Computer Graphics in Art
Last Reviewed:3/25/1999

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled4.001 min.Lab Scheduled70.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 175.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ART 18A

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to the computer as an image generation, processing and manipulation tool for artists. The computer as a device to assist creative thinking and visual editing.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ART 3

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Intro to the computer as an image generation, processing & manipulation tool for artists. The computer as a device to assist creative thinking & visual editing.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of ART 3
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Explore the computer as a tool for image and idea generation.
2.  Integrate other art media with the products of the computer.
3.  Become proficient with the computer to transform and edit visual
   ideas.
4.  Assess computer art and its relationship to traditional forms.
5.  Produce a series of original work using the computer which
   demonstrates both its functions and how they have been personalized.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Apply past image making experience to the challenge of the computer
   as an art making tool.
2.  Create drawings, paintings and sculpture using the computer.
3.  Investigate existing graphics software for art making usefullness.
4.  Manipulate and process images from video input devices.
5.  Assess the work of established computer artists for
   creative ideas.

Assignments:
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Various image making and altering exercises which explore major visual
principles including:
1.  Shape and letterform permutations.
2.  Scale and repetative pattern generation.
3.  Illusion of three dimensions.
4.  Use of video devices for digitizing images.
5.  Integration of word and image.
6.  Explore color through its addition on prints from the computer.
7.  Sound creation and permutation with the computer.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
70 - 90%
A PORTFOLIO OF COMPLETED WORK WILL BE MAJOR BASIS FOR COURSE GRADE. OTHER FACTORS INCLUDE: ATTENDANCE, EFFORT, GROWTH, AND CLASS PARTICIPATION


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The Painter 5 WOW! Book, Cher Threinen-Pendaris, Peach Pit Press
ISBN 020169517, 1998
Fractal Design Painter 5 Complete, Karen Sperling, Winston Steward,
IDG Books, ISBN 155828558X, 1997

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