Department of Art + Design
ARTSTDIO 213 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY GA 3 u
This course is intended to offer beginning photographers the basics of visual composition, digital camera operation, photo file post camera adjustments and management and image editing for the creation of digital photographs using compact digital cameras.
ARTSTDIO 222 DESIGN FOUNDATIONS FOR THE WEB 3 u
This primarily classroom formatted course will introduce students to the elements and principles of media design and how they relate to web site and page content creation. The focus throughout is on visually and aesthetically effective site design. Topics include visual organizational principles, criteria for aesthetic development, critical visual awareness, graphics utilizing digital imaging and web page design software, time based media, animation, audio and video, and the role of designer and programmer on the aesthetics and function of web communication.
Prereq: Restricted to non-Art majors.
ARTSTDIO 311 PHOTOGRAPHY: EXPRESSION AND EXPERIMENTATION 3 u
Lectures, demonstrations, and darkroom work sessions constitute a basic introduction to photographic tools, techniques, and expression. Media: black and white prints.
ARTSTDIO 313 INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 3 u
An intermediate course in digital photography/digital imaging techniques for art and design. Using filmless digital cameras and multi picture imaging, students gain appreciation for creative art and industry potentials, and for realizing creativity through photography. Students develop experiences in experimental methods, panoramic photography and HDR imaging with introduction to studio lighting/tabletop photography.
Prereq: ARTSTDIO 213 AND MAGD 220 OR ARTSTDIO 287
ARTSTDIO 413/613 ADVANCED DIGITAL PHOTO STUDIO - ART, ADS, IMMERSIVE PHOTOGRAPHY 3 u
Students progress from hand held location based digital photographic techniques to advanced studio problems. Tabletop styling, lighting control, portraiture methods, experimental spherical VR, editiorial illustration and fine art imaging are explored using medium and large format HD filmless cameras. Spherical immersive photo VR for games, industry, art and idevice applications may be explored.
Prereq: ARTSTDIO 313 or consent of instructor