ILUS 208 SU01: Illustration Process: Topics

This course varies in topic from section to section, and is repeatable for credit so long as the thematic topic has changed. This course will introduce students to illustration methodologies and develop a capacity for critical discourse concerning the content of imagery in applied art practices. This will be achieved through an iterative process that maintains a continued focus on a specialized skill set. Topics might include: Colour Theory, Digital Illustration, and Perspective, among others. As an impressively diverse field that spans print, screen, objects, and environments physical and virtual, Illustration increasingly necessitates versatility in both material process and problem-solving skills.

Priority is given to ILUS students in Year 2. Students outside of the registration priority group may register/waitlist for this course as of the registration rule release date.

Course content: 

Topics: Colour in Illustration

In this course, Students will learn how text transforms into illustrative images; in addition, they will develop their skills to study the perception of colour for the variety of visual images with emphasis on the elements and principals of colour in Illustration. Students will be encouraged to be self-motivated and will be given a series of small projects. The study of additive and subtractive colour, development of colour perception, expression with colour and its relationship in composition, harmony and contrast in Illustration will be practiced and critiqued. Meanwhile, they will learn how an Illustrative image can be effective, artistic and relevant to the text, subject matter, and colour. Throughout the term, I will provide articles and slides to familiarize students with diverse aspects of the power of colour in visual imagery/illustration, and we will hold discussion in class.


Completion of 21 credits

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Term 2. TOPIC: TBA
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Meeting Information: 
Date / Time Days Room Building
Jul 2-Aug 16