Fine Arts & Communications
Book and magazine publishing and their special editorial, design, and manufacturing requirements.
Formal and conceptual elements of design, color, and composition, using a variety of media.
Continuation of VAGD 441 - Opportunity for senior class members to work as a group in solving design problems for real clients on major projects.
Individual study in graphic design of special interest.
Advanced assignments in graphic design; individual portfolio development.
Intermediate problems in digital media.
Fundamental principles of two-dimensional animation: timing, acting, performance, overlapping action, volumes, etc. This is a traditional two-dimensional drawing course.
Narrative problem solving patterns. Use of character, mood, and environment to tell a story or develop conceptual ideas. Study of media, aesthetic principles, and classic story models.
Exploring the professional practices of storyboard artists in advertising, film, TV, and animation through individual and group projects.