ART.-133 Basic Illustration
Credits 3 / 6 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-016 (ACSR-016). Pre-requisite: Minimum 2.0 inART. 132 and ART. 145
This course explores basic editorial and advertising illustration techniques from line art to painting to collage. Students will examine how the various techniques are applied to art as a storytelling medium. Traditional and non-traditional methods will be explored and students will be invited to explore digital means of manipulating illustrations for some projects using the Art Area computer lab. The course will include a review of the historical and current trends leaders and uses of illustration in publishing and other fields of visual communication.
● Show skills in traditional and digital illustration techniques.
● Develop skills in use of dimensional and textural material for illustrations.
● Combine analog and digital illustration techniques.
● Develop skills in digital illustration and retouching.
● Develop an illustrative visual voice.
● Show an ability for conceptual interpretation of editorial, advertising, or promotional material for illustrations.
● Complete tasks independently as well as with your fellow classmates.
● Manage time for completing projects and exercises.
● Demonstrate correct file management protocols as required for each project.
● Critique designs and compositions using art and design terminology.