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Conceptual Illustration
CONCEPT ILLUST
CLASS CODE: ART 340 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: An exploration of concept, philosophies, emotion, ideas, and moods as the basis for illustration.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, and Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Symbolism and communication in illustration.

Students will expand their ability to use images in the communication of ideas. Students use of conceptual development techniques to explore metaphor, symbol, context and mood to interpret ideas. Emphasis on developing personal visual style, finish and professionalism. Problem solving assignments expand the students ability to use drawing, composition and point of view to achieve appropriate interpretation. Projects focus on creating advertising, editorial and technical illustrations that communicate ideas in color and black and white mediums.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -- Use of symbols and metaphors to communicate visual ideas.
-- Develop conceptual development techniques.
-- Explore the use of illustration to visually communicate conceptual solutions to emotion and abstract: moods, ideas and philosophies.
-- Gain an understanding of what "style" is and have an opportunity to explore stylistic interpretations.
-- Learn to communicate and solve a client's needs.
REQUIREMENTS: Enrolled as an Art major.
PREREQUISITES: Art 110, Art 117, and Art 240. Art 212, Art 312, Art 250 or Art 251 recommended, but not required.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2003