ART 225 - Illustration
This course is directed towards the student pursuing an emphasis in graphic arts. It considers the drawn or painted image as a means of communication utilizing narrative imagery and pictorial illusion and space. Students will solve illustrative problems relating to magazine articles, posters, packaging, book covers, children’s picture books, and other materials.
Prerequisites: ART 105 Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design, ART 115 Beginning Drawing
6 Studio Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Employ fundamental problem solving techniques inherent with using illustration to solve client’s objectives.
2. Develop a personal style of illustration through investigation of materials, process, and willingness to explore and experiment.
3. Apply the various objectives and applications of illustration, including but not limited to, advertising and editorial design, medical illustration, publishing, children’s book illustration, etc.
4. Articulate both verbally and in written form the basic history of illustration and the significant illustrators who shaped it.