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Course Description:

This is an advanced studio art course exploring the discipline of illustration with an emphasis on technical proficiency, individual direction, and history and theory of illustration. Traditional and non-computer based studio art tools will be the primary media for illustration. Learning activities evolves from greater proficiency on technique and traditional drawing to an increasing focus on content, experimental, and creative advanced approaches. Students will have opportunities to practice illustrations with a range of subject matters, materials and formats. Emphasis is placed on conceptualization and technical process as well as professionally executed product. Illustration exercises and other learning activities will foster students' ability to research and observe quality illustration styles and techniques as well as critique each other's works. Students will be guided to apply their lower level studio art skills and knowledge in different areas such as drawing, painting, watercolor, collage and acrylic and continue to develop their advanced level art skills and knowledge.

Prerequisites: A lower level studio art course or experience in drawing and painting. Equipment (e.g., a flat screen scanner or a digital camera) and ability to digitize illustration works.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in The Arts.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: The Arts-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.

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