ILU201 - Digital Paint

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Subject Title
Digital Paint

Subject Description
A continuation of ILU 101, this course will further investigate digital applications, but now draws focus on creating convincing 3D digital paintings in photoshop. Styles and techniques will be emphasized through a series of practical exercises which will navigate students through the realm of digital painting and vector artwork. Advanced techniques will be explored in detail to give the students the skills and confidence to use this tool like any other in their accumulating toolbox.

Pre-requisite: ILU101

Credit Status
Independent Illustration Diploma

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Apply an advanced range of digital paint tools in the process of creating finished designs.
2. Use traditional skills and media as part of the pipeline of creating finished work
3. Work in a group acting as both illustrator and art director
4. Follow an illustrative concept to successful completion
5. Use vector art in order to create designs that can be scaled
6. Create files that are print ready and output in the final analysis of the design
7. Respond constructively and professionally to giving and receiving critical feedback in the process of evaluating work.
8. Develop a 3D, textured environment for a client.


Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken, and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
2. Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
4. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
5. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
6. Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
7. Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
8. Show respect for the diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.
9. Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
10. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
11. Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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