Technical Foundation (VCDP 1111)

Technical awareness and understanding is an essential foundation to being a responsible and astute graphic designer. This course focuses primarily on the technical aspects of healthy and sustainable desktop digital production techniques. Students will be introduced to the Adobe Creative Cloud environment and libraries, as well as other online collaborative professional tools. They will also grow to understand and use different technical aspects of font management systems and their appropriate project use for Adobe applications. The course will then focus on the main Adobe Cloud graphic applications, such as Photoshop and InDesign, before concentrating on Illustrator to help create, modify and transform objects for use across multiple media through various hands on projects.
Course code: VCDP 1111
Credits: 3.0
Length: 54.0 hours
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