Course Content and Outcome Guide for GD 151

Course Number:
GD 151
Course Title:
Digital Illustration 2
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Course Description

Explores advanced techniques of creating vector illustrations for 2- and 3-dimensional applications. Prerequisites: GD 150. Prerequisites/concurrent: GD 160.

Addendum to Course Description

This course builds and expands on techniques covered in GD 150, as well as covering more advanced illustrations techniques, including 3-dimensional illustration. Second year standing in graphic design program required.

Intended Outcomes for the course

At the completion of this course students should be able to:

  • Determine appropriate illustration techniques for use in professional communication materials 
  • Create scalable, non-degrading vector images for multiple client applications 
  • Render 3-dimensional vector art for commercial applications

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Projects will be the major criteria for evaluation. Emphasis will be placed on creativity, accuracy, demonstrating professional standards, meeting assigned deadlines, presentation and participation in classroom discussions and critiques. Additional methods of assessment may include quizzes, exams, exercises, assignments, and attendance.