Course Description

The combination of type and image is a vital form of visual communication conveying complex ideas, construct meanings, implied narratives, and emotions. Students will explore the relationship between type and image across print and digital media. Course projects will combine visual and verbal elements to create sophisticated design, while looking at the formal considerations of materials in art and design production. Students are encouraged to use traditional media and digital computer programs, with an emphasis on the exploration of and through materials, process, and iteration. For online courses, students must have access to Adobe CC Illustrator to complete assignments. Students are responsible for purchasing their own software for class. Trial versions of the software are sometimes available on the company website, but at this time there are no discounts available for Continuing Studies students.

Upon the successful completion of this course, students will have learned to:

  • Recognize basic typographic anatomy, traditional and contemporary typefaces
  • Use type & images in artworks confidently
  • Strengthen the quality of their type/image-based art and design work
  • Be stronger communicators about their work
  • Demonstrate skill using collage materials, type & images as a component of visual communication
  • Utilize type & images to meet the formal and conceptual objectives of their projects

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Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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