vct251 | undergraduate

Graphic Design And Illustration Fundamentals

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This course introduces the tools and techniques used in graphic design and illustration. This includes utilizing drawing tools, color manipulation, design techniques, and formatting content for a professional audience.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Start-up Using Adobe® Illustrator®

    • Discuss the core elements of design.
    • Examine the Adobe® Illustrator® interface.
    • Create a graphic icon using Adobe® Illustrator®.

    Color and Drawing Tools

    • Discuss the use of color in Illustrator®.
    • Identify drawing tools in Illustrator®.
    • Create a design using Illustrator®.

    Applying Patterns, Layers, and Formatting Text

    • Discuss the use of patterns.
    • Identify the typography tools in Illustrator®.
    • Discuss the use of layers.
    • Create a design using patterns, text, and layers.

    Symbols and Effects

    • Discuss working with symbols.
    • Identify the Appearance panel and Effects tools.
    • Create a logo using Illustrator®.

    Advanced Techniques and Features

    • Discuss exporting and saving options in Illustrator®.
    • Identify advanced techniques and features in Illustrator®.
    • Create a poster design project using Illustrator®.
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