Design
 

Narrative Illustration

Narrative Illustration
Narrative problem solving through the use of character, mood, and environment to tell a story or develop a conceptual idea. Study of media, aesthetic principles, and classic story models.
DESIL
353
 Hours3.0 Credit, 6.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesIllustration BFA acceptance only.
 TaughtFall
 ProgramsContaining DESIL 353
Course Outcomes: 

Creating Marketable Illustrations

Students will be able to create marketable illustrations in concept, rough sketches, color comps, and finished art with an emphasis on effectively communicating story concept.

Life Drawing Mastery

Students will master life drawing based on deep observation through a proficiency in demonstrating a clear understanding of: anatomy, proportion, movement, balance, foreshortened perspective, a high degree of 3-dimensional structure through application of Chiaroscuro (soft form and hard edged cast shadows), composition, and drapery (folds).

Medium Specialization

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in at least one of the illustration mediums studied, including lino-cut, paper sculpture, dimensional maquettes, acrylics, gouache, or digital illustration.

Conceptual and Narrative Illustration Solutions

Students will be able to analyze and develop visual images based on narrative (literal) and limited conceptual (symbolic) illustration solutions.

Narrative Illustration Solutions

Students will analyze and develop visual images based on narrative (literal) illustration solutions.

Design Theory and Practice

Students will be able to incorporate a deep theoretical and practical understanding of design into their work.