With the increasing use of digital media, visual communication is becoming more and more important. This course helps students to express themselves visually and introduces different techniques of Digital Imaging using Photoshop and Illustrator. The focus is not only on retouching and manipulating images, but also on using the computer as a medium to create art and communicate ideas. Digital painting, collages, vector graphics, special effects, matte painting, Photoshop for video and interaction with other media are some of the techniques covered. Photoshop and Illustrator used to introduce single and serial images for print and web output. Consent of instructor required. One course.