Adventures in Graphic/Digital Design (Rising grades 9-12)
Have you ever wondered how they made the logo for the Gamecocks, University of South Carolina, or for your favorite company? Create original graphic design pieces with edge and impact using the industry standard tools in the Adobe Creative Suite. Develop images, typography and logos for posters, movies, games and album art. Gain knowledge and skills in digital design while studying color, composition and presentation. A professional graphic designer from University of South Carolina will teach you how to design and transform your ideas in to a finished product, a portfolio full of your projects.
Meet the Instructor(s)
Michele Dames is a technology consultant for Teaching and Technology Services at University Technology Services at USC Columbia. In her position she introduces and trains the USC community on the best ways to use technology to enhance their classes. She has years of graphic design experience and teaches several art and new media classes at USC that focus on digital photography and graphics using Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Flash. Ms. Dames has presented at several conferences including Blackboard Institute and has organized The Columbia Macintosh User Group and USC iMovie contest. Michele serves on the Provost Advisory Committee for Women's Issues and the Graphic Arts Technology Committee for Heyward CATE. She holds a master of media arts degree and is an education doctoral student researching technological literacy.