IL 161 — Illustration Process I
3 credits; 6 lab hours
This course establishes fundamentals of pictorial language, critical thinking, composition, and rendering skills. Students use traditional drawing, painting and 3D media techniques to complete projects and develop the work habits necessary to execute successful thumbnail sketches to comprehensive illustrations. Students produce a sketchbook for class work and personal development.
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 2022. 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