Computer Graphics and Illustration

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Course No: GRFX.2040-061; SIS Class Nbr: 9704

Course Description

Students will produce a number of illustrations, starting with the traditional approach to illustration and then rendering their concepts using computer illustration and imaging software. Topics include methods for rendering artwork,capturing and expressive illustrative style, and portraying different moods or messages within the illustration. Students will learn to illustrate effectively using the many tools available to them within industry-standard software applications. Formerly 70.264. 3 credits/3 contact hours.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Basic Computer Prof. (CSCE)
  • Special Notes: Access to Adobe's Creative Cloud Software requires a monthly Creative Cloud membership subscription. Special pricing is available for students: Visit https://creative.adobe.com/plans?plan=edu Note: While the above courses will not transfer directly into the Art Department's Bachelor of Fine Arts Day School degree program, certain two-course clusters may be accepted for transfer upon prior department approval.
  • Section Notes: P: Basic Computer proficiency; requires Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Catherine Meeks
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 01
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1125
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: Multimedia Applications Certificate, Graphic Design & Digital Imaging Certificate, B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology

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