Aug 09, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
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ART 237 - Illustration 1

3 Credit(s)

This course explores possibilities of commercial illustration. The emphasis will be on solving visual problems and developing concepts and personal style. A variety of hands-on techniques and media will be covered. Students will create projects that emphasize imagination, design and compositional skills and the use of visual resources for image creation. Students will build upon observational drawing skills from Introduction to Drawing. May be repeated up to 9 total credits.

Prerequisite: ART 131 .
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Have an understanding of possibilities of the field of commercial illustration
2. Have an understanding of basic professional practices and copyright issues that pertain to illustration
3. Effectively use basic design principles, perceptual skills and compositional understanding
4. Effectively use observational drawing skills covered in Introduction to Drawing
5. Effectively use visual resources for image creation
6. Effectively use illustration techniques such as pen and ink, scratchboard, pencil and other media
7. Have the ability to solve basic illustration problems through a series of visual projects
8. Have the ability to solve visual problems, develop visual concepts and develop a personal style
9. Have the ability to complete a variety of visual projects such as technical illustration, humorous illustration and editorial illustration

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