ARTM2110-A Intro To Graphic Design    (Fall 2012)

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Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/27/2012 - 12/15/2012)

Days: T

Time: 09:15 - 12:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Wheatley Center 144

Seats Available: 1 Seat!

Credits: 3

Course Description

An introduction to the creative process behind communications design. The focus is on visual thinking, experimentations, and exploring the relationship between word and image. Examination of the design process will develop skills in creating multiple solutions to a given problem. Core concepts and skills required to understand and control visual languages and principles of design are introduced along with studio techniques required for visualization of communication problems. Through a series of assignments, lectures, class discussions, and exercises the elements and principles of successful design and layout will be examined, together with ideation and creative strategies for visual problems solving. Basic typography and compositional principles used while working with text and display type such as visual hierarchy, legibility and readability will also be analyzed and discussed. 3 credits

Prerequisite: ARTM1012 or ARTM1020

About The Instructor

Ferris W. Crane, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Media Arts
 Media Arts

crane@rmu.edu
412-397-6883 phone
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 215

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