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Gcdn 357 - Computer Illustration

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TOURO COLLEGE COURSE SYLLABUS NEW YORK SCHOOL OF CAREER AND APPLIED STUDIES DEPARTMENT COURSE TITLE COURSE NUMBER PREREQUISITES CREDIT HOURS DEVELOPER LAST UPDATE Computer Science Computer Illustration GCD 357 GCO 140 GCD 150 GCD 235 GCD 236 3 Carol Steen January 23 2004 COURSE DESCRIPTION In this course students will use a vector based computer drawing program Adobe Illustrator as a visual thinking tool with experimental approaches to a variety of applied illustration problems The focus is on conceptualizing and executing illustrative design appropriate to a number of markets advertising editorial informational Students will be encouraged to use innovation while honing skills in conceptualization technique design and presentation of computer illustrations and understand how to use source material as the basis for computer illustration Projects completed in this course will add an important aspect to the student designer s portfolio COURSE DEPARTMENTAL OBJECTIVES The student will Learn how to create advanced projects using a vector based drawing program Learn additional software skills using Adobe Illustrator Learn experimental design approaches to a variety of illustration problems Learn conceptual designing Develop awareness of one s creativity and personal sense of style Explore letterforms to create typographic illustrations Explore additional ways to do good research Continue learning how to turn a rough concept into a finished design COURSE INSTITUTIONAL OBJECTIVES This course is intended to introduce students to the advanced computer illustration skills needed to develop their own creativity and further their ability to do problem solving The enhancement of students ability to do critical thinking and study traditional liberal arts are institutional goals that this course is designed to fulfill COURSE CONTENT Software Skills Develop additional software skills using Adobe Illustrator Master the Pen tool Utilize special effects Know color palettes including



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