This course is designed to introduce the benefits, complexities and application of raster graphics, illustration and design within a creative explorative environment. The curriculum emphasizes both craft and visual problem solving. Emphasis is placed on the development of the student's ability to apply creative thinking and contemporary techniques in creating meaningful and effective photographic illustrations and design. Course projects will emphasize use of computers, digital cameras and scanners. - Course takes place within a Macintosh environment utilizing Adobe software. - Students will be required to purchase art supplies and materials. - Students may be required to print at a local service bureau. Three class hours.