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Dig Graphics w/Illustrator 1

This course is for the design student who needs a comprehensive and intensive introduction to Illustrator. Learn to draw, delineate, and design electronically with this standard vector-based illustration and graphic design program. Create curves, lines, and shapes to make objects that can be colored, manipulated, moved, duplicated, scaled, and rotated, generating smooth-lined, clean, scalable graphics or artwork for both print and the Web. Use this course to make Illustrator an integral part of your digital graphics tool kit. Prerequisite: Mac or PC basics. Some prior exposure to Illustrator or Adobe products is desirable.

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  • Format: Online
  • Section: X2
  • Course Number: CRN 5341 - PCDD 0402 X2
Dino Colucci
Dino Colucci earned his MA in Communication Arts at New York Institute of Technology and his BA in Fine Art at the University of California, Davis. As a professional graphic designer, he has extensive experience creating original art for various apparel brands in New York. Other projects include post production work on the documentary film, Valentino: The Last Emperor. Dino began teaching graphic design in 2008 and h...
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Mar 04 - May 12
Spring 2019
CRN 5341
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What you will learn
  • Incorporate and display text around or within the object.
  • The basic tools of Illustrator.
  • How to create, open, and save a file.
  • How to create a document, and ARTBOARD, a basic image using simple shapes, selecting and editing, and how to use the Shaper Tool.
  • How to use the Pen Tool and Brushes.
  • How to create a logo: the principles of Type.
  • Image Tracing.
  • Pattern Art: making patterns.
  • Infographics: a pie chart, column/bar graphs, a layout, 3D effects.
  • How to create an animated GIF.
  • Gain confidence with the software,
  • Build expertise in drawing techniques.
  • Learn how to analyze, organize and build graphics, complete exercises and projects that extend your skills.
  • Understand the process required to start and complete a digital production.
  • Express ideas using vector art.
  • Create and initiate your own personal Logo idea(s).
  • Improve and understand the role of hand drawing skills within illustrator.
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