Digital illustration

Illustrate your thoughts

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Course Description

This course is intermediate level of using computer graphics tools to practice design disciplines and provide varieties of visualization techniques for design. it focuses on digital illustration as one of design fundamentals for visual communication designer. Student will discover number of tools and techniques of vector illustration to integrate a visual solutions element for prints, motion, and interactive environment. Class will combine different teaching methods to infuse creativity for visual research and technical design solutions.

Course Objectives

This course intending to:

  1. Discover vector graphics methodologies for design thinking and process.

  2. Practice communicative design using vector illustration methodologies and techniques.

  3. Reform conceptual thinking sketches to a high-quality scalable design.

Learning outcomes

At the completion of the course, students will be able to

  1. Recognize principles and process for vector illustration to communicate visually.

  2. Relate illustration-tools, techniques and methodologies to the art & design disciplines.

  3. Perform a technical solution using vector illustrator based on the concept requirements.

Teaching methods

  1. Lecture:Design principles of using vector art by showing case-studies and open discussion to motivate students.

  2. Demonstration: Instructor will simulate design process for vector design and art.

  3. Guided Study: Simulate design process for creating art of Arabic Calligraphy.

  4. Mentoring:Students will go-through practices under the supervision of the instructor to create a experimental work.