IL 125 — Introduction to Digital Illustration Techniques
2 credits; 1 lecture and 2 lab hours
In this introduction to basic Adobe Photoshop, students develop illustrative drawing and painting skills using pressure sensitive tablets or displays in the production of digital and traditional imagery from concept to finish.
http://fitnyc.edu/illustration School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only. NYSED: 00763 CIP: 50.0410 The major in Illustration offers qualified students the opportunity to prepare for staff positions and a freelance career as illustrators in graphic design firms, ad agencies, and publishing houses. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2023. Semester 1 Credits MAJOR AREA IL 153 - Drawing Foundation I 3 IL 161 - Illustration Process I 3 RELATED AREA FA 110 - Sculpture Studio: Visual Expression of Form and Space 1.5 PH 104 - Basic Digital Photography for Visual Design Communication 2 ART HISTORY choice - see Requirements* 3 GENERAL EDUCATION choice - see Requirements* 3 Semester 2 MAJOR AREA IL 105 - Painting Process I: Color Theory and Applications 3 IL 125 - Introduction to Digital Illustration Techniques 2 IL 154 - Drawing Foundation II 3 IL 162 - Illustration Process II 3 GENERAL EDUCATION choice - see Requirements* 3 choice - see Requirements* 3 Semester 3 MAJOR AREA IL 262 - Pictorial Problem Solving 3 IL 264 - Visual Interpretation 3 IL 272 - Illustration Rendering Techniques 1.5 RELATED AREA CD 201 - Computer Typesetting and Design 2 ART HISTORY choice - see Requirements* 3 GENERAL EDUCATION choice - see Requirements* 3 Semester 4 MAJOR AREA IL 201 - Painting Process III: Figure as Visual Communication 3 IL 263 - Advanced Pictorial Problem Solving or IL 265 - Advanced Visual Interpretation 3 RELATED AREA choice - see Related Area Electives* 1.5 GENERAL EDUCATION choice - see Requirements* 6 ELECTIVE(S) choice - General Elective(s) 1.5 TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS ART HISTORY 6 GENERAL EDUCATION 18 ELECTIVE(S) 1.5 MAJOR AREA 30.5 RELATED AREA 7 Total Credits: 63