ART 136A Introduction to Illustration (3)
Lec-35, Lab-70, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Introduction to the professional field of illustration. Instruction will focus on principal areas within the field (Editorial, Advertising, Fashion, Fantasy and Scientific), its history, standards, practices and current trends. Students will explore and apply a variety of media and illustration techniques, while developing critical thinking, research, and problem-solving skills.
All sections will charge a material fee of $15.00
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Appraise and solve illustrative problems effectively and creatively by developing ideas, working with visual references, planning, doing preliminary sketches, and color studies.
- Outcome 2: Use technical skills to create an illustration using wide range materials such as pen and ink, markers, watercolor and gouache paint, and color pencils.
- Outcome 3: Demonstrate ability to graphically communicate ideas informed by the assigned text/literature.
- Outcome 4: Distinguish principal areas within the field of illustration, its history, contemporary issues, and current trends.
- Outcome 5: Evaluate and revise own work. Analyze works of peers during class critiques using acquired knowledge of the principal processes of illustration.