Aug 14, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
College Catalog 2022-2023
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ARTT 1560 - New Media in Fine Art

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: ARTT 1360 

An introduction to fine art creations using digital hardware and software. Creative experimentation primarily using a digital camera and with the adobe creative cloud with concepts of digital imaging from a fine art perspective. Students will learn proper camera use, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Bridge, Camera Raw, using a scanner as a camera and proper printing.

Billable Contact Hours: 6

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will utilize a vocabulary associated with digital photography

Objective:

  1. Communicate their ideas and understanding of different aspects of photography using media specific vocabulary
  2. Communicate their ideas and understanding of different aspects of digital photographic software using media specific vocabulary
  3. Analyze and discuss photographic works using media specific vocabulary

Outcome 2: Students will produce photographic works that display competence working with a variety of digital media.

Objective:

  1. Produce work using images with best practices using a DSLR camera
  2. Produce work using images with best practices using a scanner as a camera
  3. Produce work using images that are provided to them via web application.
  4. Display capability with basic Adobe Photoshop work flow.
  5. Display capability with basic Camera Raw work flow.
  6. Display capability with basic Adobe Bridge work flow.

Outcome 3: Students will apply critical thinking in their photographic work.

Objective:

  1. Utilize basics of digital cameras and capture/import methods.
  2. Utilize aspects of image editing.
  3. Utilize aspects of image color management.
  4. Implement prescribed workflows to achieve desired results.
  5. Identify the tool/procedure best suited for the desired result in image repair
  6. Identify the tool/procedure best suited for the desired result in image manipulation
  7. Prepare images with proper formatting for web.
  8. Prepare images with proper formatting for print.
  9. Prepare images with proper formatting for multimedia applications.

Outcome 4: Students will apply creative thinking in their photographic work.

Objective:

  1. Produce original photographic content with consideration for framing.
  2. Produce original photographic content with consideration to proper exposure
  3. Produce original photographic content with consideration to effective image manipulation.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
  1. OS/Adobe Interface familiarity
  2. Camera function and Usage
  3. Manual Camera Usage settings: Aperture, Shutter speed, Depth of field, ISO, etc.
  4. Image import/Image Management
  5. Image repair
  6. Compositing, Blend modes, layer management
  7. Stop motion animation
  8. Scanner as a Camera
  9. Shooting a body of work
  10. Color management
  11. Prepping image for print and/or web
  12. Managing print settings, how to print in house and how to outsource
  13. Peer critical writing project

*Each section and lesson includes historical references and examination of known work


Primary Faculty
Lambert, Julie
Secondary Faculty
Mitchell, Todd
Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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