Jan 22, 2021
VCT 2951 - Illustrator for Industry Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course covers the concepts and features of digital artwork within the framework of Adobe Illustrator. Students will advance their design skills using the drawing tools and filters to create original drawings. Macintosh computers will be used to complete hands-on coursework.
Prerequisite(s): VCT 1013 and VCT 1018 or instructor consent.
- Advertising Development
- Blends and gradients
- Classroom procedures and course objectives
- Color systems-using Pantones
- Colors, palettes and brushes
- Constructing objects, scaling and rotation.
- Critique established designers work.
- Ideation-the process and advantage
- Importing Illustrator files into other programs
- Introduction to Illustrator, preference setting, menus, tools
- Logo Development
- Package Design and fabrication
- Path creativity and the pathfinder
- Review basic tool manipulation.
- Templates and patterns, tracing and layering.
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- evaluate the necessity for a vector-based application.
- create imagery in a two-dimensional space while implementing the basics of good graphic design
- create vector-based digital imagery for a wide range of purposes.
- integrate the powers of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to produce portfolio-worthy examples.
Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)
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