Maricopa Community Colleges  ART289AA   19906-19925 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 05/22/90
ART289AA 19906-19925 L+L 1 Credit(s) 2 Period(s)
Computer Illustration, Part I
Introduction to the multiple elements of commercial illustration using the microcomputer. Basic foundation in the use of computer techniques for commercial illustrations for publications and printed matter. Prerequisites: ADA107, or ART286, or permission of instructor.
Cross-References: ADA289AA
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
ART289AA   19906-19925 Computer Illustration, Part I
1. Describe the basic of illustration software as compared to traditonal illustration processes. (I)
2. Identify the general characteristics of the microcomputer and specialized equipment required to generate commercial illustration productions. (II)
3. Utilize page layout compositional theories as related to and incorporated into the foundational elements of illustration. (III,IV, VI)
4. Use various computer drawing and painting skills, knowledge of color, design, and perspective. (IV,V,VI)
5. Execute final illustrations using hardcopy from an appropriate printer. (IV,V,VI)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
ART289AA   19906-19925 Computer Illustration, Part I
    I. Basic Illustration Processes
        A. Traditional processes
        B. Computer illustration techniques
      II. Electronic Commercial Illustration Productions
          A. Hardware
          B. Software
          C. Hardcopy
        III. Layout Procedures/Illustration
            A. Single and multiple column development
            B. Downloading graphics
            C. Graphics manipulation
              1. tone graduations
              2. line
              3. brush
              4. stipple, splatter, airbrush techniques
          IV. Illustration Renderings
              A. Architectural rendering
              B. Mechanical illustration
              C. Editorial illustration
              D. Hardcopy of renderings
            V. Black/White Illustration
                A. Line
                B. Tone
                C. Graphics manipulation
                D. Hardcopy
              VI. Full-Color Editorial Illustration
                  A. Image manipulation
                  B. Scaling
                  C. Halftone
                  D. Multi-color separations
                  E. Hardcopy of color separations
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