SRJC Course Outlines

7/15/2024 10:56:17 PMART 84 Course Outline as of Summer 2005

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 84Title:  INTRO TO COMP ILLUS  
Full Title:  Introduction to Computer Illustration
Last Reviewed:4/21/2005

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled4.0017.5 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:  08 - May Be Taken for a Total of 6 Units
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ART 390.70

Catalog Description:
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An introductory course in computer illustration.  Postscript, high resolution graphics and type will be produced using Aldus Freehand on the Macintosh computer.  Students should already be familiar with the Macintosh computer and digitizing scanners.


Recommended Preparation:
Art 18.1 (formerly Art 18A, Art 18, Art 70) or familiarity with the Macintosh computer.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to the creative potential of the most popular sophisticated Post-Script illustration program: Aldus Freehand. students should be familiar with the use of the Macintosh computer and digitizing scanners. Projects will involve drawing original images, creating graphics, and manipulating.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Art 18.1 (formerly Art 18A, Art 18, Art 70) or familiarity with the Macintosh computer.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:08 - May Be Taken for a Total of 6 Units


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Explore the principles of computer illustration emphasizing the use
   of high resolution scanners and printers
2.  Use the computer, digitizers and postscript printers for professional
   results with both graphics and type
3.  Develop a working vocabulary of terms of computer illustration,
   scanning and postscript printing
4.  Examine and analyze good examples of computer illustration

Topics and Scope
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1.  Apply theory of Postscript illustration to the Macintosh computer
   and Laserwriter
2.  Create high resolution graphics and type using the computer, scanner
   and printer
3.  Explore graphic and type elements separately and in combination
4.  Analyze the work of other graphic designers using the computer

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1.  Simple tool uses
2.  Combining tools for complex effects
3.  Typography
4.  Combining type and graphics
5.  Digitizing techniques
6.  Printing techniques and short cuts

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%
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%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 100%
Class performances, PORTFOLIO
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

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