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| BOFF246 syllabus
|COURSE NUMBER: ||BOFF246|
|SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:||2|
|STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:||90|
In this course, you will learn how to work with layers, incorporate color techniques, and use the Bezier tool to draw and compose complex vector illustrations. You also explore techniques for transforming and distorting objects, creating patterns, preparing vector artwork for web, and creating brushes.
This course is not available for web registration.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Be familiar with illustration techniques and applications.
- Build proficiency in using graphic illustration applications.
- Produce professional-grade graphic design work.
- The student will be able to appraise the technical resources—illustration
software and techniques—given and ascertain and evaluate the
resources' value regarding project completion.
- Compose professional visually-problem-solving
procedures by formulating concepts based upon a recognition of visual
and technical dilemmas. Students will be expected to recognize multiple
solutions by using their critical analytical skills.
- Demonstrate effectiveness in collaborating with
classmates and creating inspirational design work by organizing and
integrating concepts from multiple viewpoints to employ an efficient work ethic and criterion.
- Demonstrate technological skills
(creating computer-generated artwork, preparing artwork for use on the
web, and internet research), and will also be able to recognize the flux and
rapidity of technological advances in the illustration design area.
TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
- Adjusting color
- Drawing with the Bezier tool
- Transform and distort
- Text and shapes
- Special and filter effects
- Clipping paths, transforming objects and alignment
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore
A point system will be used to evaluate a student's progress. Points will
be assigned to all work, such as lab projects, class participation, research
papers, presentations, quizzes, tests and a final exam.
|STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:||Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook|
|DISABILITY SERVICES:||Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.|