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COM230 Graphics Layout and Print Media

This entry is part 15 of 29 in the series University Classes

This course was about learning Adobe software and how to design logos, business cards, and other print items. My work from this class is on my design site and it was a lot of fun. To see my projects click here.

From the school’s site:

This course is an introduction to the principles and practices of graphic design. Students are introduced through lecture, demonstration and hands-on computer work to the basic elements of graphic visual communication. Adobe Illustrator is used as a primary tool in exploring visual perception through a variety of creative exercises that familiarize the student with basic visual principles such as figure/ground manipulation, shape grouping, letterform shape creation, and grid and system creation. Formal elements of graphic design such as line, shape, color, texture, pattern, balance, symmetry, rhythm, space and unity are thoroughly explored by example and hands-on computer exercises; special topics included are: designing with type, layout strategies, logo design, symbol and pictogram development, and stationery systems.

Final Grade: A

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