Maricopa Community Colleges  ART289AB   19926-19955 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 02/25/92
ART289AB 19926-19955 L+L 1 Credit(s) 2 Period(s)
Computer Illustration, Part II
Basic foundation in the use of computer techniques including color paint and draw programs for commercial illustrations. Use of video input and output production devices. Prerequisites: ADA/ART289AA or permission of instructor.
Cross-References: ADA289AB
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
ART289AB   19926-19955 Computer Illustration, Part II
1. Edit graphic information received from external sources through various mediums and reformat that information for use in the computer environment. (I, III, IV)
2. Utilize graphic input devices and apply the different characteristics of each device on the production of a finished commercial illustration. (II, III, IV)
3. Design camera-ready black and white illustrations through the use of specific software packages. (III)
4. Execute final illustrations using hardcopy from an appropriate printer. (III, IV)
5. Employ design and composition to critically evaluate commercial illustrations. (V)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
ART289AB   19926-19955 Computer Illustration, Part II
    I. Illustration Renderings
        A. Architectural rendering
        B. Mechanical illustration
        C. Editorial illustration
        D. Hardcopy of renderings
      II. Graphic Input Devices
          A. Scanners
          B. Video
        III. Black/White Illustration
            A. Line
            B. Tone
            C. Graphics manipulation
            D. Hardcopy
          IV. Full-Color Editorial Illustration
              A. Image manipulation
              B. Scaling
              C. Halftone
              D. Multi-color separations
              E. Hardcopy of color separations
            V. Illustration Evaluation
                A. Design concepts
                  1. Line
                  2. Shape
                  3. Texture
                  4. Color
                  5. Value
                  6. Other
                B. Composition concepts
                  1. Unity
                  2. Balance
                  3. Dominance
                  4. Style
                  5. Font characteristics
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