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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.

DESCRIPTION: An introduction to the field of Illustration, its media, techniques, and processes.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, and Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Student will improve design, conceptual thinking skills, and image-creating techniques through portfolio building assignments that are executed by using a variety of techniques with a variety of mediums. Exposure to the field of Illustration and its many facets as well as professional issues are covered. Development of personal visual vocabulary, interpretation, authorship, style, as well as practical aspects of illustration processes are examined and practiced.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -- Be exposed exposed to and gain an understanding of the various specialties within the field of illustration and processes.
-- Have an opportunity to learn and practice a variety of professional level processes and techniques in concept development, designing, painting, and presenting quality illustrations on a deadline.
-- Gain an understanding of style and have an opportunity to explore stylistic interpretation.
-- Be introduced to and gain an understanding of general industry business practices, project management and studio specific working methods.
REQUIREMENTS: Enrolled as an Art major or consent of instructor.
PREREQUISITES: Art 110, Art 117 are required. Art 212 and Art 312 are recommended but not required.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001