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Illustration Courses

Professional Standards in Illustration

Course No. ILL 370  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Jamey Christoph | Kelsey Cretcher

Introduction for junior students in dealing with professional standards set by the Illustration market place. Concentration on the preparation of art work to meet the demands required for successful application for client needs. Students will gain an appreciation for deadlines, client expectations and business practices in collaboration of real-world scenarios. Offered fall and spring.

Sound Design Fundamentals

Course No. IME 211  Credits: 3.0

This course will focus on the fundamentals of sound design and foley which relate to the film, television, animation, video games and the entertainment industry. Students will learn how to record, edit, and mix sounds while learning how to use microphones, software, and the recording studio. In this course, we will record and edit sound effects, voiceover work and music to be used in projects that support or enhance moving images. Required of Game Design majors and Photography majors in the Video + Digital Cinema track.

Visual Concepts in Illustration

Course No. ILL 371  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Jamey Christoph | Robert Roth | Susan Reagan

This course encourages students to develop a confident knowledge of design in illustration, the thinking process, and production techniques necessary to compete in the field of applied arts and prepares illustration students to become working professionals within the marketing communications community. It will motivate the student's visual awareness, teaching the student to conceptualize, design and execute on a professional level. Students become familiar with several techniques used in editorial illustrations, book illustrations, advertising illustrations, as well as many others using an extensive range of materials. Students learn to produce quality illustrations and to be responsible for the conceptual aspects of a project whenever necessary. Offered fall.

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Jeff Harter

Associate Professor | Chair of Illustration

Jeff Harter pursued his BFA in Illustration at the University at Buffalo, where he studied under distinguished...more

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