Art and Design
Illustration is an art form intended to be used in various publications such as textbooks, books, magazines and for product advertisements.
This course introduces the student to a variety of art techniques and applications used by professional illustrators to create art that tells a story or expresses an idea. The exploration of media, subject matter and development of a concept will be the focus of each assignment. The student will learn the step by step processes, demands and deadlines expected of a professional illustrator.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
- ART 105 or approval from instructor.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Investigate works of art which encourage a response within the audience.
- Explain how illustrative works impact their intended audience.
- Discriminate between visual style and technique which separates illustration from other forms of art.
- Explain the steps that comprise the illustrative process.
- Integrate the elements that make a piece of art work an illustration.
- Perform basic illustrative drawing and painting techniques.
- Execute both dry and wet image transfer techniques.
- Create illustrations according to the step by step workups, comprising the illustrative process.
- Present illustrative work to a define audience.
Currently no sections of this class are being offered.