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Introduction to Illustration
INTRO TO ILLUS
CLASS CODE: ART 240 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: An introduction to the world of Illustration, its media, techniques, and processes.
DESCRIPTION: Course designed to improve design, conceptual thinking skills, and image-creating techniquest through portfolio building assignments that are executed in a variety of techniques with a variety of traditional mediums. Development of personal visual vocabulary, interpretation, style, as well as practical aspects of illustration processes are examined and practiced.
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OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this course is to improve design, conceptual thinking skills, and image-creating techniques through portfolio building assignments that are executed in a variety of techniques with a variety of traditional mediums. Development of personal visual vocabulary, interpretation, style, as well as practical aspects of illustration processes are examined and practiced.
REQUIREMENTS: Grading will be based upon the quality of work, meeting deadlines, presentation, attendance, sketchbook, and demonstrated understanding of assignment principles for each project and a final class portfolio presentation.
PREREQUISITES: Art 110, Art 117, Art 115, and Art 215. Some exceptions may be made if Art 117 is taken concurrently. Art 115 is not a requirement for Graphic Design majors. See the instructor if you are not sure if you should be in this class. Head and figure drawing and a basic knowledge of typography are extremely helpful.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001