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DAR 122 - DeskTop Graphics: Adobe Illustrator

4 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 2 lab periods

Computer generated graphics and illustrations. Includes current Adobe Illustrator software, computer graphics hardware, documents, and professional environment.

Prerequisite(s): DAR 120  
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate the use of current Adobe Illustrator software.
  2. Create desktop graphics documents using bezier curves, templates, text, color, gradients, patterns, graphs, placed images, and layers.
  3. Demonstrate the use of computer graphics hardware, including input and output devices.
  4. Utilize working in a professional environment with specifications and deadlines.

Outline:
  1. Current Adobe Illustrator Software
    1. Terminology
    2. Tools
    3. Menus
    4. Setup
    5. Preferences
  2. Documents
    1. Bezier curves
    2. Templates
    3. Text
    4. Color
    5. Gradients
    6. Patterns
    7. Graphs
    8. Placed images
    9. Layers
  3. Computer Graphics Hardware
    1. Input devices
      1. Mouse
      2. Keyboard
      3. Scanner
    2. Output devices
      1. Printer
      2. Central Processing Unit (CPU)
      3. Monitor
      4. Printer
  4. Professional Environment
    1. Specifications
    2. Deadlines


Effective Term:
Fall 2016