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CCOG for GD 151 Summer 2022

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

Introduces advanced techniques of creating vector graphics for professional output. Prerequisites: GD 101, GD 114, GD 150. Prerequisites/concurrent: GD 140.

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:

  • Determine appropriate illustration techniques for use in professional communication materials.

  • Create scalable, non-degrading vector images for multiple client applications.

  • Render vector art for professional use.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Use appropriate tools and techniques to create complex artwork.

  • Create variations of seamless vector patterns.

  • Design and produce packaging graphics.

  • Digital technical skills exam.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Technical Proficiency   
Industry Methods

Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking
Problem Solving
Raster/Vector Integration


  • Create color and shape blends

  • Distort shapes using envelopes and warps

  • Apply raster effects to vector objects

  • Solve common printing problems encountered when using raster effects

  • Create and save symbols in a symbol library

  • Use various techniques to apply and edit symbols

  • Create an isometric drawing

  • Create a die-line for a box

  • Apply graphics to a box die-line

  • Print and construct a paper box design

  • Exporting images using various file formats