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ART 135 - Drawing for Illustration I

5 Credits
Professional illustrators create visual images for advertising, design, retail, fashion, packaging, medical, scientific, publishing, editorial, digital, motion graphic to name a few. Illustrators create visually striking images with their ability to solve problems. This course will give you an introduction of fundamental techniques and overview of different types of illustration used in industry, contemporary and historical. Students will learn to design creative invented imagery, using various materials, references and freehand techniques.  


Quarters Typically Offered

Designed to Serve Designers and illustrtors, Visual Communications majors, and Art majors
Active Date 20170731T09:57:00

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area II
  • Performance

PLA Eligible Yes

Course Outline

·         I) Freehand Contour Drawing

·         II) Freehand Drawing in Form and Value

·         III) Freehand Sketching Techniques

·         IV) Historical Illustration Research References

Student Learning Outcomes
Develop freehand contour drawings, freehand form and value drawings and freehand sketching techniques.

Develop drawing techniques using graphite, pen, ink, collage, colored pencil and scratch-board

Depict 3D objects in 2D format

Design thumbnail (concept) sketches to communicate ideas

Produce a report of a well know illustrator to demonstrate comprehension of industry standards

Create finished rendered drawings for Portfolio

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