ILU304 - Children's Illustration

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Last review date 2018-12-03 00:16:51.229

Subject Title
Children's Illustration

Subject Description
This course introduces illustrating for children using the picture book as the main format. Students will produce from concept to print, final project will consist of a soft cover bound 24 page publication representing stages of development of a book.
Pre-requisites: ILU202, ILU213, ILU216 and EAC150.
Co-requisite: ILU302

Credit Status
Independent Illustration Diploma

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

1. Create visual characters in a style appropriate to the story and the audience
2. Utilize natural page breaks to divide story into suitable smaller ideas
3. Create cohesive page by page layouts of a children?s book
4. Apply knowledge of colour theory, compositional design and typography to the pages
5. Assemble all the elements into a book form
6. Apply knowledge of historical approaches and contemporary trends into creating a book
7. Respond constructively and professionally to giving and receiving critical feedback in the process of evaluating work.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.