Identify the purpose, audience, and audience needs for preparing graphics.
Demonstrate knowledge of standard copyright rules for artwork, graphics, and graphic use.
Demonstrate knowledge of project management tasks and responsibilities. Communicate with others (such as peers and clients) about design plans.
Demonstrate knowledge of design principles, elements, and graphic composition.
Demonstrate knowledge of graphic resolution, graphic size, and graphic file format for Web, Video & Print
Demonstrate knowledge of typography.
Demonstrate knowledge of the use of symbols and representative graphics.
Understand key terminology of graphics.
Adobe Illustrator ACA Class
The industry-standard vector graphics app lets you create logos, icons, sketches, typography, and complex illustrations for print, web, interactive, video, and mobile.
Over 10 weeks, we will go over 5 major objectives that will prepare you for the test, as well as learning to design and use Adobe Illustrator and prepare you to apply for a Job in the professional world.
Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator Objectives
1. Understanding Adobe Illustrator
2. Create graphics using Adobe Illustrator
3. Archive, export, and publish graphics using Adobe Illustrator
Understanding of vector drawing concepts.
Adobe Photoshop ACA Class
Adobe Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop
The world’s best imaging and design app is at the core of almost every creative project. Work across desktop and mobile devices to create and enhance your photographs, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.
Over 10 weeks, we will go over 5 major objectives that will prepare you for the test, as well as learning to design and enhance images using Adobe Photoshop.
1. Understanding Adobe Photoshop
2. Manipulating Images by using Adobe Photoshop
3. Publishing Digital Images by using Adobe Photoshop
Understanding Image Size and Resolution, working with pixel-based program
After Effects & Premiere Pro: Domain one:
- Working In The Video Industry: the purpose, audience, and audience needs for preparing video.
- Determine whether content is relevant to the purpose, the audience, and their need. Key Terms: Client goals, Target audience, demographics, accessibility, etc.
- Communicate with colleagues and clients about project plans.
- Demonstrate knowledge of techniques for communicating ideas about project plans with peers and clients. Key Terms: Pre-production: shot list, script writing, storyboarding, design comp or sketch, etc.
- Demonstrate knowledge of basic project management concepts.
- Determine the type of copyright, permissions, and licensing required to use specific content.
- Identify legal and ethical considerations for using third-party content such as copyright, permissions, and licensing. Key concepts: Creative Commons, Public Domain, Intellectual Property, Derivative Work, Commercial Use, Attribution, Work for hire, Fair Use/Fair Dealing, etc.
- Identify when and how to obtain permissions to use images or video of people and locations. Key Terms: model release, location release. Having permission to use a photo is separate from permissions to use a person’s face or restricted location, etc.
- Demonstrate an understanding of key terminology related to digital video.
- Demonstrate knowledge of digital video terminology.Key Terms: frame rate, aspect ratio, safe zone, image and video resolution, file formats, video codecs, pixels, rendering, audio sampling rates, etc.
- Demonstrate knowledge of how color is managed in digital video. Key Terms: white balance, color grading, etc.
- Understand and use key terms related to video production. Key Terms: Aperture, shutter speed, ISO, lens types (zoom, prime/fixed, telephoto, etc.), dolly shot, etc.
- Demonstrate knowledge of basic motion graphics principles and best practices employed in the video industry.
- Communicate visually using standard compositing techniques. Key Terms: lighting, color, scale and perspective, etc.
- Identify general design principles and guidelines for motion graphics. Key Terms Design: space, line, shape, form, color, texture, emphasis/focal point, unity/harmony, variety, balance, alignment, proximity, repetition, rhythm, scale, movement, negative space, gestalt, etc.
- Define common photographic/cinematic composition terms and principles. Key Terms: aspect ratio, rule of thirds, foreground, background, color, tone, contrast, cropping, Depth of Field, field of view, white balance, etc.
- Demonstrate knowledge of common animation terms and principles.