Prerequisite: 3 Art Courses (Art Exploration and Photography: C or higher/instructor approval) This course focuses on fundamental principles and techniques for effective visual composition in print or multimedia applications for Graphic Design. Students will learn the art of applying dynamic design to various forms of visual communications. By working individually and in small groups students will be asked to creatively solve design problems using hands-on and digital activities/projects. Students will learn to control color, type, symbols, images, and photography to inform, persuade and visually entice the viewer. Students will learn techniques for creating, revising, and producing images using Adobe Photoshop.