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Digital Media
DIGM 1 Intro to Digital Art 3.00 Units
Introduction to fundamental concepts, practices, and theories of digital art production. Topics include integration of traditional design, color, and compositional principles with contemporary digital tools.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
DIGM 2 Intro to Graphic Design 3.00 Units
Introduction to the essential visual elements of graphic design. Exploration of the principles, concepts, and protocols used for effective visual communication.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
DIGM 4A Digital Illustration 3.00 Units
Introduction to the principles of illustration using digital tools. Through lectures, demos and assignments students are exposed to and practice digital illustration skills for design, editorial, and animation. Strongly Recommended: ART 2A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
DIGM 5 Typography 3.00 Units
Typography explores the art, process, and technical approach to ideating and producing successful typography for visual communication and design. Students use vector based tools to create, modify, place and design compositions using typography as an essential design element. Strongly Recommended: DIGM 41 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
DIGM 6A Photo Compositing 3.00 Units
Introduction to the use of industry standard software for retouching, editing, and compositing digital images. Students take their original photography and artistically adjust contrast, exposure, color balance, to create enhanced compositions. Strongly Recommended: PHOT 50 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
DIGM 7 Design and Layout 3.00 Units
Design and Layout focuses on digital and print layouts using design elements and principles. Students create layouts using Gestalt principles, creative concepts, color separation and typography. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for DIGM 41 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
DIGM 8A Graphic Design Studio 3.00 Units
Graphic design studio focuses students on integrating principles of design, typography, art practice, and layout with digital tools to create design projects that are iteratively investigated, revised and artistically rendered. Students practice design creation using elements and principles of design. Students create, revise and present design projects using various digital tools and mediums. Strongly Recommended: DIGM 2 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
DIGM 8B Graphic Design Studio II 3.00 Units
Students are partnered with a volunteer client and work to ideate, create, revise and complete a graphic design project. Students experience the types of problems they would need to solve as professional graphic designers. Illustrates the needs that might be expressed by art directors, creative directors, and project leads, providing students with a process for meeting those needs. Prerequisite: DIGM 8A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
DIGM 10A Introduction to Animation 3.00 Units
Students explore animation principles using analog media, including, phonotropes, stop motion animation, claymation and flip books. Digital aspects of animation are also explored to create short mini animation sequences. Strongly Recommended: DIGM 11 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
DIGM 11 Video Editing 3.00 Units
Introduction to the art of digital video editing using industry standard software. Students explore the theory and practice of various editing styles in order to gain a better understanding of how stories are constructed in the editing room.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
DIGM 12A Motion Graphics 3.00 Units
Motion Graphics is an introductory course to motion graphics for students who have a strong foundation in typography and design. This course introduces the theories, techniques, and practices of motion graphics. Students use design elements and principles to create motion graphics that communicate a message or story. Vector graphics, photography, sound, video and animation are integrated together to design compelling motion graphics. Strongly Recommended: DIGM 11 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher), DIGM 4A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
DIGM 15 Web Design Fundamentals 3.00 Units
Introduction to the design elements required to create a visually compelling website or user experience. Emphasis on design and layout, vector based graphics, and style consistency. Students learn to create a style guide to ensure continuity of design throughout the build process. Strongly Recommended: DIGM 2 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
DIGM 20 Digital Portfolio & Promotion 1.50 Units
Development of an artist's/designer's portfolio and strategies for self-promotion in the art and design industries. Students will work to revise existing projects, create advanced projects and select and organize projects for promotion. Includes use of effective techniques of presentation. Includes creation and revision of resume, business card, and template based website. Strongly Recommended: DIGM 8A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 

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