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Life Sciences Illustration Courses

Cellular + Molecular Illustration

Course No. LSI 470  Credits: 3.0
Faculty David Schumick

This course will focus on the current techniques for visualizing and illustrating the cellular structure and molecules that make up living organisms: phospholipid bilayers, chemical exchange, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, etc. The ability to accurately represent cellular and molecular structures has become critical with recent advances in microbiology, biotechnology, genetics, and pharmacology. You will learn how to locate 3D molecular model files on the Internet and manipulate these models on the computer. Working from conceptual drawings, you will use these files to render (and possibly animate) molecules in 2D using Photoshop and/or Illustrator and in 3D using a modeling application (such as 3D Studio Max). Required of senior Life Sciences Illustration majors.

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