CGA 115 Professor Mary A. Malinconico
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Drawing and Painting • Drawing or Painting on the computer is no different than using traditional media. • There are global skills, like reading or driving or walking that require you to learn in parts before you can use the whole skill !
Drawing Skills • Once you learn the components, you will integrate them into a whole… • Think learning how to read • This is true for drawing just like you learned to read or play a sport • Remember when you were learning to: • Drive • Play Sports • Hobbies
Drawing • Five Basic Skills • The Perception of the Edges (E) • The Perception of Spaces (S) • The Perception of Relationships (R) • The Perception of Lights and Shadows (LS) • The Perception of the Whole (W) • ESRLSW
Five Skill of Drawing • These skills are the same for drawing on paper as drawing with a Mouse or Stylus. • Need to memorize (Remembering) and start to use the skills in this and all your CGA/Art Classes. • Edges, Spaces, Relationships, Lights and Shadows and the Whole
Drawing • Other helpful skill to drawing or painting • Drawing Imagination • Drawing from Memory • Drawing from Sources
Drawing • Once you have learned each of the basic component skills they will become completely integrated into the whole drawing experience. • In time, they will become automatic • The Whole will only come once you know the first four…
Digital • Digital describes electronic technology that generates, stores, and processes data or Art • This is what this class and program will focus on. • Computer Graphic Arts is using the computer to create and edit art work for many different ends. All the art work is created in digital or computer format.
CGA 115 • This course is going to lay the Foundation of Knowledge for your Digital Painting/Drawing skills • We will build on these skills as you move into upper level CGA courses • AND you will apply your knowledge to solve design problems.
How are we going to become better Artist? • Higher Order Thinking Skills are required by Computer Graphic Artists here at GCC. • We will build your skills as you move through the different courses using this model…
Higher Order Thinking Upper Level Upper Level CGA 115 CGA 115 CGA 115 CGA 115 CGA 115 CGA 115
Your Job… • In this course, you need to: • Build your Knowledge by Remembering • Build Comprehension by Understanding • And then Apply to Course Projects, Course Lab Assignments and other work (quiz and exams) • You will also start creating art work using Corel Painter