DESIL 354

Survey of Illustration History

Design College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Survey of the international history of illustration highlighting the evolution of techniques and artistic movements that shape contemporary image-making.

When Taught

Winter

Grade Rule

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

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Illustration BFA or design majors only.

Title

Overall Course Outcome

Learning Outcome

Students will gain a broad understanding of the evolution of illustration, or narrative image making, throughout recorded history, including its purposeful creation, methods of creation and reproduction, and its cultural impacts.  Through additional research and writing, students will add to the course materials to contribute new insight and thought in the analysis of narrative image making.

Title

History of Illustration

Learning Outcome

Students will gain an understanding of illustration's evolution and influence within an international historical context, including techniques and movements that have shaped contemporary image making and industry practices.