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- Effective Term:
- Spring 2020 through Spring 2022
- Course Number:
- GD 150
- Course Title:
- Digital Illustration 1
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
Addendum to Course Description
A grade of a "B" or higher is required for placement into the second year of the program.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
- Precisely draw vector elements for use in professional communication materials.
- Utilize the software to create vector-based layouts demonstrating professional graphic design principles.
- Prepare vector files to align with industry standards.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Use appropriate tools to accurately trace linked raster image.
Design and print an oversized document that utilizes shape and typography.
Create a digital illustration from a hand drawn sketch.
Combine typography with vector illustration.
Written shortcuts exam.
Digital technical skills exam.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Attention to Detail
Develop illustration and layout through process driven methods.
Choose appropriate techniques to create vector elements.
Use pen tool with proficiency.
Use efficient digital techniques for combining shapes.
Create, name, and manage layers.
Demonstrate proficient use of bleeds.
Successfully manage colors.
Tile oversized work.
Streamline press-ready files.
Format files for export.
Build files that print successfully.