GCOM 340: Digital Illustration for Graphic Design

Spring 2016, Fridays 9am – 11:05am, Section 17073

Prerequisite: None, Course Transferable to CSU

When illustrating digitally for print or Web media, one of the skills designers and illustrators need to have is the ability to draw with vector digital tools. This beginner’s course provides professional tips and techniques in Illustrator software, while introducing graphic design and Web design students to theories of composition, typography, and color theory. Students learn how digital illustrations are produced, are exposed to a variety of different illustration styles, learn about the current trends, and discover the designers using digital illustration as a communication tool. This course gives students the foundation to create original graphics and illustrations digitally.

Syllabus GCOM 340 Fridays F16