Nov 29, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GD 2210 - Vector Illustration


Credits: 3

This sophomore-level course introduces students to the concept of semiotics and vector-based art. Through demonstrations and exploration of tools and techniques in Adobe Illustrator, students create icons, symbols, and illustrations in conjunction with typographic forms. Upon successful completion of this course, students demonstrate vector-based drawing tools to create meaning in graphic and typographic messages through multiple projects.

Prerequisites: FD 1020 - 2D Design: Elements + Principles  

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Use vector-based text, graphics and imagery to deliver an effective message.
  • Understand the tools used in creating vector-based shapes, graphics and text.
  • Apply grids to page layouts.

GD 2210 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

Required Textbooks:
ONLINE: Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (current edition) - ISBN: 9780135262160
Required Course Materials:

  • Laptop
  • External Hard Drive (1 TB+)
  • Tracing Paper Pad and/or Drafting Film
  • 18” cork backed ruler
  • Exacto Knife & Blades (or Utility Knife)
  • Sketchbook

**Materials may vary depending on the instructor, make sure to check with your professor before purchasing.



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