Catalog 2017-2018 
    Mar 23, 2019  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DSGN 241 Vector Illustration 2 with Illustrator

4 credits
This course covers intermediate and advanced illustration tools and techniques available in Adobe Illustrator. Students will learn skills to produce moderately complex vector-based artwork for web, multimedia, and print graphics. Interoperability with other industry standard graphic software will be examined.

Prerequisites: DSGN 121  

Quarters Offered: Winter

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

  • Identify multiple visual solutions to client illustration needs
  • Create artwork in various styles using Illustrator tools
  • Show mastery of the pen tool
  • Demonstrate best practices such as managing colors and layers, minimizing file size, converting raster to vector
  • Correctly prepare artwork for multiple forms of distribution (print, web, digital devices)
  • Combine Illustrator artwork with other graphics applications

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40