Illustration Certificate

Illustration Certificate

Program Code: 2C18742

The Illustration Certificate Program consists of 33-34 units. There are a total of 24 required units and a total of 9-10 restricted elective units. This certificate is designed to emphasize concepts, strategies and skill development in order to facilitate the student's portfolio presentation, which may be appropriate for a variety of careers in the Commercial Arts field, including editorial and advertising illustration, concept design and illustration for products, conceptual art for the game and entertainment industry, and illustration for the toy and theme park industries. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for each course taken.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Outcome 1: Demonstrate evidence of proficiency in a variety of creative areas, including: Sketching skills/rapid visualization, two-dimensional design and color, and draftsmanship of accurate human anatomy, digital illustration programs Outcome 2: Demonstrate an understanding of the expectations of the field of Illustration, relating to interaction with peers and project leaders in a creative situation or environment. Outcome 3: Solve assigned problems with a unique artistic interpretation.

Required Art Courses::
Sketching for Animators and Illustrators
Perspective Drawing and Rendering
Basic Drawing
Beginning Life Drawing
Portfolio Preparation and Artwork Presentation
Required Digital Arts Courses::
Digital Drawing
Introduction to Digital Painting
Restricted electives::
Advanced Topics in Art
Basic Design (3 units)
Business Practices in Art
Fashion Sketching
Fundamentals of Cartooning
Animal Drawing
Drawing from the Masters
Representational Drawing
Watercolor Painting
Beginning Painting Lab
Anatomical Drawing
Arts Internship
Art Independent Study

DISCLAIMER: Data on this page was extracted from the official college catalog on 08/02/2016 and is subject to change. Any student interested in matriculating through the certificate program should cross reference the data found on this page against the official catalog and/or meet with a campus counselor.