Undergraduate Media Arts and Game Developmnt
2013 Summer Term
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VISUAL DESIGN FOR DIGITAL MEDIA
Media Arts and Game Developmnt 210
This course introduces students to 2 dimensional design vocabulary with practice through a raster based visual imaging application - Photoshop. This course provides techincal proficiency in image making and introduces the relationship of raster design to other media such as Dreamweaver, Flash, InDesign, etc. Visual organization principles/strategies, color theory and management, pixel-based character development and animation concepts will also be addressed.
DRAWING FOR DIGITAL MEDIA
Media Arts and Game Developmnt 220
This course is designed to help students develop drawing skills including technical drawing for 2D and 3D animation. The course content will include creation of cartoon drawings, study of realistic drawing, study of environmental drawing for cartoon stories. The major software covered in this class will be Adobe Illustrator.
Media Arts and Game Developmnt 271
Course focuses on design and development of interactive media and games using Flash software. Students create storyboards and design notebooks; then construct modular time-based projects controlled by Actionscript. Flash allows for creation of interactive media incorporating text, animation, audio, and video. Work is assessed for functionality, elegance and usability.