Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.
If you are interested in a career as a Graphic Designer MCTI offers a program titled Graphic Communications which is an instructional program that generally prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to plan, prepare, and execute commercial, industrial visual image and, print products using mechanical, electronic, digital graphic, and printing equipment. Students learn desktop publishing, layout, composition, presswork, and bindery as well as photography, and several graphic arts techniques. Emphasis is on typographical layout and design using computer graphics, phototypesetting, plate making, offset preparation and operation, paper cutting, ink and color preparation and dynamics, and airbrush and screen printing production. Concentration in the area of graphic arts will permit the student to work in computer design, digital prepress, press work, Sign making/vehicle graphics, screen printing, sandblasting, and more. In addition, the student will be instructed in various finishing operations.
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