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Introduction to Illustration
10 Weeks | $325 | In-Class

Learn the fundamentals of illustration by exploring the link between language and image. Translate ideas, text, or narrative into pictures that communicates to others. Through demonstration, in-class exercises and homework projects, students will work on both concept and drawing skills. Basic techniques of using pen and ink, ink wash, and opaque paint (tempera or acrylic) will be covered.

Quarters Offered: Summer | In-Class
Course Fee: $325
Prerequisite: Drawing I: Focus on Perception (ART-40166) or equivalent experience.
Materials: Materials list is based on instructor.
Michelle McCunney: 11x14 sketchbook (Strathmore Sketch recommended), 6B pencil, sharpener, Staedler white eraser for first class meeting. Full materials will be available in the first week of class.
Kelsey Worth: pencil, eraser, watercolor palette, mixed sizes watercolor brushes (Princeton synthetic recommended), fine liner pen (Sakura Micron sizes .01, .02, .03), Sakura Pigma Brush Pen (3PC Black Set), painter’s tape, Bristol Paper Pad, 11 x 14 Strathmore Mixed Media Paper Pad or Hot Press Watercolor Paper, Winsor & Newton Watercolor Tube set
Note: Elective course for Art and the Creative Process professional certificate and Children's Book Illustration professional certificate. 
Contact: For more information about this course, please email

Course Number: ART-40428
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Art and the Creative ProcessChildren’s Book Illustration