Provides students with skills and knowledge in the area of graphic design: illustration. Illustration is exploding in the digital environment. Illustrators need to have excellent drawing skills, know the history of their craft, and be proficient with programs such as Photoshop and Illustrator.
- Create illustrated communications, from conceptual development to final artifact using a range of media, both traditional and digital, for final output both printed and digital.
- Incorporate historic and contemporary illustration influences in the creation of design solutions.
- Sketch and refine preliminary concepts for traditional and digital outcomes as well as conceptual ideation.
- Incorporate Illustration fundamentals, both traditional and digital, into illustration solutions.
- Apply color theory to the creation of illustrative solutions, including color harmony and developing intended emotive reactions.
- Utilize current illustration terminology as a basis for discussing and evaluating illustrations, student and professional.
- Construct vector and raster files for use in print, motion and digital outcomes.
- Develop digital work environments and appropriated file formats for saving work.
- Utilize current industry software and equipment.
- Develop and present a portfolio of projects for use in seeking an entry-level position or transfer to a four-year degree program. Participate in graduating student gallery show.
- Story Board Artist
- Editorial Cartoonist
- Children's Book Illustrator
- Digital Artist
- Graphic Artist
|Course name||Credit Hours|
|ART-101: Two-Dimensional Design||3.00|
|ART-102: Drawing I||3.00|
|ART-104: Color Theory||3.00|
|ART-112: Drawing II||3.00|
|ART-116: Painting I||3.00|
|ART-275: Advanced Projects||3.00|