May 29, 2013
CIA Grad Shines in International Design Competition
May 20, 2013
2013 Student Summer Show
May 24, 2013
ArtCares: A Position of Pride
May 31, 2013
Cinematheque to Present Two Parallel Comedy Film Series
May 23, 2013
Renaissance Man: Jason Tilk
May 23, 2013
2013 Cleveland Institute of Art Commencement
Principles of Illustration
The Illustration department emphasizes the understanding of contemporary themes and concepts as a basis for nurturing the student's ability to translate this acquired thematic vocabulary into inventive visual solutions. The main objective is to motivate the student's visual awareness to a professional level, realization that illustration is an applied art, a business, to satisfy the client needs, and should be executed in a professional business manner. Experience classroom assignments prepared in a job- like situation will introduce the use of a client assigned art problems. This classroom experiment assures the student the opportunity to develop a saleable skill and perform in a professional manner, demonstrating a good attitude and work habits to meet deadlines. Encounter a strong emphasis on different techniques, methods, styles and types of illustration that will further provide advancement towards future employment. Students will be introduced to past and present day Illustrators to give a comprehensive overview of what role an Illustrator plays when dealing in the solutions of design problems as well as better understanding of style and techniques used by these Illustrators to solve these problems. Offered spring. 3 credits.
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