Course Description

This studio course introduces students to best practices for creating digital illustration. Students explore advanced tools in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator such as layers, layer styles, adjustments, blending modes, filters, masks, channels, paths, transformations, brushes, pen tool, selections, animation timelines, smart objects, scanning artwork, exporting for print and web, and many other functions. Through lectures and class discussions, this course examines the wide range of contemporary illustration such as animated gifs, posters, video games, packaging, editorial illustration, and comics. Students are recommended to have access to a tablet.

After enrolling in a course, please allow up to 5 hours for your student data to migrate to Canvas. Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.

Recommended Prerequisites

 Intro to Adobe Illustrator CSDM-N129, Intro to Adobe Photoshop CSDM-N138, Illustration Essentials CSDI-N115, or equivalent experience.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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