This course focuses on each student's personal design vision. Students develop a professional portfolio that includes design narratives and a substantial body of work. Students explore the specific skills necessary to design posters as a unique means of communication. Working with large formats, advanced students develop skills in critical thinking, research, development of concepts and content, analysis and editing, and technical execution. Working from concept to finished artwork, students develop methods and strategies for producing effective graphic design solutions. Formal and practical design concepts, skills, and essential digital applications are covered. Presentation of visual ideas, design principles, typography and commercial printing technology, and advanced graphic design processes are explored.

This course focuses on each student's personal design vision. Students develop a professional portfolio that includes design narratives and a substantial body of work. Students explore the specific skills necessary to design posters as a unique means of communication. Working with large formats, advanced students develop skills in critical thinking, research, development of concepts and content, analysis and editing, and technical execution. Working from concept to finished artwork, students develop methods and strategies for producing effective graphic design solutions. Formal and practical design concepts, skills, and essential digital applications are covered. Presentation of visual ideas, design principles, typography, prepress and commercial printing technology, and advanced graphic design processes are explored.