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Narrative Illustration
NARRATIVE ILLU
CLASS CODE: ART 440 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: An in-depth study of visual storytelling and the narrative tradition of illustration.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Students will improve design skills, visual storytelling skills, and image-creating techniques through portfolio building assignments that are executed using traditional techniques and mediums. Exposure to facets of illustration for publishing and professional issues. Development of personal visual vocabulary, interpretation, authorship, style, as well as practical aspects of illustration processes.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -- Be exposed to and gain an understanding of the various specialties within the field of illustration.
-- Explore 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 methods.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Art 110, Art 117, Art 212, Art 312, and Art 250 or Art 255.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002