DESAN 365R

Digital Painting

Design College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Tools and techniques of digital painting for concept design in the entertainment industry.

When Taught

Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

6

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Animation and Illustration BFA majors only.

Title

Aligning with Art Direction

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to create professional-quality digital paintings customized to the demands of an art director with a focus on animation industry design work.

Title

Software and Painting Skills

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to use digital painting programs but learn principles of painting that can be applied regardless of software, including lighting and painting a scene when reference is unavailable, using rules of color and value composition to guide audience experience, and other applicable skills.

Title

Group and Personal Skills

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to work collaboratively with groups and take positive action from critiques by peers and directors through practicing the type of openness and humility necessary to resolve complex problems on a project.