Catalog 2016-2017 
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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MMDP 121 Vector Illustration 1 with Illustrator

4 credits
This course covers basic and intermediate illustration tools and techniques available in Adobe Illustrator. Students will learn skills to produce vector-based artwork for web, multimedia, and print graphics. Emphasis is placed on proficiency with Illustrator’s pen tool.

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Navigate the Illustrator environment and use appropriate  tools and palettes for a given task
  • Create basic and complex shapes using the pen tool
  • Apply color using strokes, fills, and painting tools
  • Use brushes and symbols
  • Organize artwork efficiently using layers and object stacking
  • Modify drawn objects by transforming and applying effects to them
  • Transfer scanned artwork or digital image to a vector-based illustration
  • Identify appropriate deliverable file formats for various media (web, print, handheld devices)