ARTM2610-A Introduction To Illustration    (Fall 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor(s)
Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/26/2013 - 12/14/2013)

Days: M

Time: 06:00 - 08:50 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Wheatley Center 128

Seats Available: 6 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the creative process of illustration in its many forms. The focus is on exploring how the hand-rendered image can communicate the essence of a story, individual, environment, product, or service, in a personal and unique manner. The class will cover editorial illustration and book illustration, with the primacy of a response to an existing text or story, as well as development of styles of illustration suitable to convey the human figure, products and food, the landscape, and the built environment. The class will also address the role of specialist areas of Illustration. These will include caricature and cartoons, scientific and medical illustration, as well as sequential art including graphic novels and comics. The relationship between the autographic illustrative image, its separation from the photographic image and how it is adapted for both print and digital media, is addressed in detail. Examination of the illustration design process will develop skills in creating multiple solutions to a given problem and the development of appropriates styles.

Prerequisite: ARTM1011

About The Instructor(s)

Timothy J. Hadfield, M.F.A.

Professor of Media Arts
Media Arts
412-397-6881 phone
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 224