ART225 :  Adobe Illustrator: Digital Art

This visual arts course introduces the art student to the use of Macintosh computers and a vector-based drawing program as a visualization tool and a fine art medium. An overview of the Macintosh operating system and working with a variety of peripheral devices is covered. Emphasis is placed on use of the computer as a fine art-making tool. Through applied projects, students learn how to use drawing tools, create paths, elemental graphic shapes, work with type and apply both color and gradient fills. Conceptual as well as technical issues are covered.
Prerequisite: RD090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.
Credit Hours: 4
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