Algonquin College Graphic Design Program Computer Graphics Course Curriculum Algonquin College Graphic Design Program Computer Graphics Course Curriculum

Course

DSN1685 Computer Graphics Six

Prerequisites

Instructor

Anish Parmar

Course Description

When students present their work at portfolio reviews, it needs to be impeccable. Students build digital files designed to impress even the most seasoned designer in order to demonstrate technical software mastery. By applying finishing touches to existing pieces, students ensure that they are exemplary exhibitions of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign proficiency.

Logistics

This course consists of in-class lessons. At each class, we will practice software skills once together, then you will perform them on your own. These classes are meant to be formative in nature. Every few weeks, you will independently complete all the skills practiced to date during one class.

Attending each class is imperative. See the attendance policy.

Practice In Depth

Adobe Dimensions
Create realistic comps for your product designs, branding, signage, packaging, and more. Create photo-realistic comps that combine 2D and 3D assets for an introduction to Adobe Dimension.

Design with Dimension

Adobe Dimensions
In this assignment you'll build a scene in which you'll map brand artwork in a photograph in three dimensions.

Blending & Masking

Adobe Photoshop
This effect has been trendy for a while now. Notwithstanding the trend, the effect makes use of important features in Photoshop.

Double Exposure Effect

Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe InDesign
This effect has been trendy for a while now. Notwithstanding the trend, the effect makes use of important features in Photoshop.

Books

Adobe InDesign
InDesign book files are an important tool to help you manage automatic numbering of pages & chapters, synchronizing styles & swatches. They can also ease preflighting, packaging and exporting long documents.

Books Pinocchio

Adobe InDesign
In this assignment, you'll assemble the story of Pinocchio in an InDesign book which includes automatic numbering of pages & chapters, a table of contents, running headers, synchronized styles & swatches.