Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

ART 231 - Digital Illustration


Description: Contemporary styles in vector graphics and drawing. Skill development in logo and character design and information graphics using industry standard software. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 110  or ART 112  

Credits: 4
Lecture: 1
Lab: 7

Course Content:
  1. Logo identity
  2. Character design
  3. Information graphics for the web
  4. Industry standard software skills and tools
  5. Application of principles and elements of design
  6. Introduction to traditional, historical and contemporary art examples
  7. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Design and illustrate using vector graphics. (1-5)
  2. Produce a series of illustrations that reflect various artistic techniques to express the aspects of personalities. (2)
  3. Design, render and execute web information graphics using industry standard software as the primary tool. (3)
  4. Research, analyze and execute illustrations and designs that use two or more industry standard programs. (1-6)
  5. Identify the formal elements and principles of design. (5)
  6. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design. (5)
  7. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design. (5)
  8. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (6)
  9. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (7)

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.