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    Mar 26, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CGR 252 - Computer Illustration

Number of Credits: 3
Computer Illustration is designed to teach the conceptualization and digital illustration techniques used in advertising and publication design. Multiple techniques and styles of illustration will be explored. The student will learn how to construct illustrative concepts and the ways in which they communicate the most effectively. (Fall Term Only) Three hours lecture. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): exemption/completion of ENG 001  and CGR 105 . Completion of CGR 115  and CGR 110   is strongly recommended.
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Use industry-standard software at an advanced level in the creation of illustration-based artifacts. (GE4, PG1, 3)
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of digital illustration concepts and techniques through the production of portfolio quality pieces. (GE1, 2,5, PG 3)
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of art and design theory in the creation of aesthetically pleasing artifacts. (GE2,5,6, PG2, 3)
  4. Demonstrate a critical, historical, and conceptual understanding of their work and its relationship to other 21st century illustrators. (GE1, 2, 6 ,7, PG5)
  5. Demonstrate the ability to analyze visual or textual material and communicate effectively on issues in contemporary illustration. (GE1, 2, 3, PG4)
  6. Demonstrate the ability to carry out design-based aesthetic and conceptual research. (GE1,3, PG5)
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of how to convert abstract concepts into original design solutions (GE1, 2, 5, PG2, 3)
  8. Evaluate and assess the aesthetic principles associated with other designer’s works (GE1, 2, PG4)

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