Course Content and Outcomes Guide for CAS 233 Effective Fall 2019
- Course Number:
- CAS 233
- Course Title:
- Beginning Illustrator
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionIntroduces Adobe Illustrator to create vector graphics and illustration components for the web. Covers the processes to create, import and manipulate text and/or graphics through the use of software features. Recommended: CAS 133 or equivalent file management experience. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion of the course, student will be able to:
- Use the Adobe Illustrator interface, tools, and features to effectively create vector graphics and illustrations.
- Use critical thinking skills to modify and create original vector graphics and illustrations.
Course Activities and Design
COURSE ACTIVITIES AND DESIGN:
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Assignments and projects demonstrating the skills to create and modify vector graphics and illustrations.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
- Understanding and effectively using the work area.
- Selection techniques.
- Using shapes to create artwork.
- Transforming artwork.
- Creating an illustration using the drawing tools.
- Using color and patterns.
- Adding and modifying type.
- Using and organizing layers.
- Blending colors and shapes.
- Using brushes.
- Using Illustrator with other Adobe applications.
- Preparing content for the web.