SRJC Course Outlines

8/11/2022 4:50:41 AMAPGR 68 Course Outline as of Spring 2011

Terminated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APGR 68Title:  COMM ILLUSTR: DGTL IMG  
Full Title:  Commercial Illustration: Digital Imagery
Last Reviewed:10/28/2002

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled2.008 max.Lecture Scheduled16.00
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled4.008 min.Lab Scheduled32.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total48.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  32.00Total Student Learning Hours: 80.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Application of basic commercial illustration skills using computer applications.  Emphasis on developing and marketing student's personal style through evolution of strong portfolio and knowledge of commercial market(s).

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CIS 73.31A ( or CIS 83.12A) and Course Completion or Current Enrollment in ART 18.2 ( or ART 18B) and Course Completion of APGR 52A ( or APGR 91)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Application of basic commercial illustration skills using computer applications.  Emphasis on developing and marketing student's personal style through evolution of strong portfolio and knowledge of commercial market(s).
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CIS 73.31A ( or CIS 83.12A) and Course Completion or Current Enrollment in ART 18.2 ( or ART 18B) and Course Completion of APGR 52A ( or APGR 91)
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1.  Create illustration and photo-montage images using two or more
   computer applications.
2.  Develop their individual style(s) by applying techniques, ideas and
   principles learned in critique and discussion to projects assigned.
3.  Experiment with new illustration solutions through application of
   creativity and ideation exercises.
4.  Synthesize feedback on illustration projects and make modifications
   that result in more marketable portfolio pieces.
5.  Accept the critical examination of their work by client and art
   director and incorporate the critique to develop a modified product.
6.  Analyze digital portfolio and marketing options currently in use by
   contemporary professionals.

Topics and Scope
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Demonstration:
1.  Digital imagery fundamentals
2.  Scanning basics
3.  Photo-montage (layers/selections/paths/masks)
4.  Color (modes/adjustments/gamut)
5.  Drawing applications (Photoshop/Illustrator/Freehand/Painter)
6.  Working with Bezier Curves - an illustrator's approach
Lecture:
1.  Digital revolution: Illustration in the next millennia
2.  Digital portfolios and image storage: How to store, transport and
   show the new media
3.  Illustration and the world wide web: Carving a niche market on the
   Information Superhighway
4.  Copyright and the electronic age: Protecting your images from
   (Super)highway-robbery

Assignments:
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Projects:
1.  Create photo-montage illustration using Photoshop program,combining at
   least three photographic elements.
2.  Create Bezier Curve based illustration using either Illustrator or
   FreeHand program, combining at least three Bezier Curve shapes and
   gradient fills to create three dimensional look.
3.  Create multi-technique illustration using two or more computer
   applications, combining photographic elements, Bezier Curve shapes and
   scanned hand-rendered elements.
Critiques:
1.  Project critique sessions.
2.  Simulated artist/client interaction.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 40%
Outside Projects


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials.

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