Maricopa Community Colleges  ART289AC   19926-19955 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 02/25/92
ART289AC 19926-19955 L+L 1 Credit(s) 2 Period(s)
Computer Illustration, Part III
Use of computer techniques including color paint and draw programs for the production of commercial illustrations for publications and printed matter. Use of video input, slide image transfer, gray scale scanners, and output production devices. Prerequisites: ADA/ART289AB or permission of instructor.
Cross-References: ADA289AC
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
ART289AC   19926-19955 Computer Illustration, Part III
1. Execute final illustration using hardcopy from an appropriate printer.(I, II, III)
2. Design camera-ready illustrations that includes scaling, halftones, and multi-color separations. (III)
3. Employ design and composition to critically evaluate commercial illustrations. (IV)
4. Prepare a professional portfolio. (V)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
ART289AC   19926-19955 Computer Illustration, Part III
    I. Illustration Renderings
        A. Architectural rendering
        B. Mechanical illustration
        C. Editorial illustration
        D. Hardcopy of renderings
      II. Black/White Illustration
          A. Line
          B. Tone
          C. Graphics manipulation
          D. Hardcopy
        III. Full-Color Editorial Illustration
            A. Image manipulation
            B. Scaling
            C. Halftone
            D. Multi-color separations
            E. Hardcopy of color separations
          IV. Illustration Evaluation
              A. Design concepts
                1. Line
                2. Shape
                3. Texture
                4. Color
                5. Value
                6. Other
              B. Composition concepts
                1. Unity
                2. Balance
                3. Dominance
                4. Style
                5. Font characteristics
            V. Portfolio
                A. Review/selection
                B. Format
                C. Assignments
                D. Resume
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