Brenda Newhouse

Residential Faculty - Computer Graphics

Art

Art

Office: AC 30 - Room: AC11

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM3:15 PM - 4:15 PM5:00 PM - 6:00 PM3:15 PM - 4:15 PM 
  

Online

  
    By appointment

Tuesday and Thursday's office hours are in AC3S. If meetings outside of listed office hours are needed, please contact me at brenda.newhouse@mesacc.edu.

Classes Taught

Spring 2022

ART177 Digital Photographic Imaging I 3 Credits
Introduction to multiple elements of digital imaging. Basic foundation in photographic manipulation of images, with special attention to aesthetic foundations underlying photographic composition.
A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART100 or permission of Instructor.
It is recommended that students with little or no computer experience or those not familiar with Macintosh computers complete ART 100 prior to enrolling in ART177. ART177 is required for majors in the AAS in Digital Arts. Required for the Certificate of Completion in Digital Arts: Digital Illustration and Graphic Design. Software used: Adobe PhotoShop. Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27677
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Class Ended

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

36271
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 36271 Students may contact instructor at brenda.newhouse@mesacc.edu

ART190 Art of Web Site Design 3 Credits
Introduction to design production for websites. Layout, typography and presentation style for HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language). Design of mock-ups using digital design software to produce artistic form and content for the Web using Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML), digital text, and graphics. Discussion of color, proportion, typography and Web-specific design principles. Emphasizes design of cross-browser compatible interfaces that optimize usability, accessibility and browser interoperability.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART100, or permission of Instructor. CIS133DA recommended.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35681
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

ART270 Digital Photographic Imaging II 3 Credits
Intermediate digital photographic imaging techniques. Refinement of aesthetic awareness and personal expression.
A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ADA/ART177.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27655
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 27655 Students may contact instructor at: brenda.newhouse@mesacc.edu

ART274 Digital Photographic Imaging III 3 Credits
Advanced digital photographic imaging techniques. Advanced manipulation techniques of photographic images and time-based media. Continued development of aesthetic awareness and personal expression.
A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART270.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27656
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 27656 Students may contact instructor at: brenda.newhouse@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

ART290AC Studio Art 3 Credits
Studio course for art majors allowing continuation in a subject field.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.
Call Art Department at 480-461-7524 for Permission Numbers.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30256
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Class 30256 Contact the instructor at: brenda.newhouse@mesacc.edu for permission to enroll.

Class 30256 Advanced Digital Design. Class 30256 is intended for students who have taken ART270 and ART274.

Fall 2022

ART177 Digital Photographic Imaging I 3 Credits
Introduction to multiple elements of digital imaging. Basic foundation in photographic manipulation of images, with special attention to aesthetic foundations underlying photographic composition.
A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART100 or permission of Instructor.
ART177 is required for all tracks of the AAS Digital Arts Degree and all tracks of the AAS Digital Arts Certificate of Completion. Software used: Adobe PhotoShop. This class is taught using Macintosh computers. ART100 prerequisite may be waived by permission of instructor. Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28316
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Open

2 of 12
Seats Available

36024
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Open

3 of 12
Seats Available

ART190 Art of Web Site Design 3 Credits
Introduction to design production for websites. Layout, typography and presentation style for HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language). Design of mock-ups using digital design software to produce artistic form and content for the Web using Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML), digital text, and graphics. Discussion of color, proportion, typography and Web-specific design principles. Emphasizes design of cross-browser compatible interfaces that optimize usability, accessibility and browser interoperability.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART100, or permission of Instructor. CIS133DA recommended.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36025
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Open

6 of 12
Seats Available

ART270 Digital Photographic Imaging II 3 Credits
Intermediate digital photographic imaging techniques. Refinement of aesthetic awareness and personal expression.
A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ADA/ART177.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29877
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Open

3 of 12
Seats Available

ART274 Digital Photographic Imaging III 3 Credits
Advanced digital photographic imaging techniques. Advanced manipulation techniques of photographic images and time-based media. Continued development of aesthetic awareness and personal expression.
A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART270.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29878
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Open

3 of 12
Seats Available

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