ART 281 - Illustration for Designers at Northern Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Explores the professional field of illustration, along with the different ways of producing illustrations for editorial, commercial, and technical clients using traditional and digital techniques. Build skills and knowledge through discussions, projects and exercises for positioning as an illustrator.
Lecture 2 hours. Studio Instruction 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

The course is designed for students to develop fundamental conceptual and visualization capabilities using traditional and digital techniques. Different ways of conceiving and producing illustrations will be explored through lecture, discussion, exercises, and projects. Recommended for students in the Communication Design program, or other students with design industry experience that are interested in illustration. Course fits with the foundations and principles addressed in other courses.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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