ILU308 - Visual Development I

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Subject Title
Visual Development I

Subject Description
This subject continues to build on the skills introduced in structural drawing 1 and 2. Including a continuous sketchbook and 1 preliminary assignment. The primary focus will be on one specific project, which will carry over into the 4th and final semester subject, ILU 408. This project will include conceptualizing the human form, the environment as well as resolving transportation and prop challenges to suit the needs of the project.
More advanced techniques and approaches will be introduced to provide a more in depth investigation of concept design, development and visual exploration. A continued sketchbook consisting of extensive visual exploration will be required for final evaluation.

Pre-requisites: EAC150
Co-requisite: ILU302

Credit Status
Illustration Diploma

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

  1. Create a character environmental development and back story
  2. Critically analyze, problem solve/visual exploration techniques
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of industry level conceptual design
  4. Generate a variety of designs for a range of needs and mediums
  5. Effectively use colour in the process of ideation
  6. Demonstrate presentation skills in both a formal and informal setting.
  7. Respond constructively and professionally to giving and receiving critical feedback in the process of evaluating work.

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

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

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

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

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

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

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