Supply List

ART219 Illustration

  • Supply List

    July 17, 2014

    This will be expensive, but good supplies and tools make for good artwork and illustrations Black Ink and/or Ink pens/Rapidographs/Micron or Sharpie Markers Set of 12 or 24 or 36 Prismacolor Color Pencils Strathmore 400 Series Watercolor Paper Pad: 9 x 12" – 12 sheets Bienfang Graphics 360 Marker Paper Pad: 11 x 14" Tracing … Read More

  • Course goals and objectives

    Upon completion of this course, students will… understand the role of illustration in the mass media and advertising be fluent in a range of illustration media be have an ability to analyze visual problems and devise visual solutions be able to execute an illustration which meets the parameters of the visual problem utilize basic principles … Read More

  • Course Description

    Introductory studio in illustration media including watercolor, gouache, mixed media and digital painting. Exploration of traditional and electronic imaging interactions, image, technical and conceptual development.

  • Attendance and Participation

    Mandatory attendance. Three absences per semester (excused or unexcused) will be permitted. Absences beyond the three will result in the lowering of the final grade one-third letter grade for each class missed. Being late for class more than twice counts as one absence for each occurrence beyond the two. Being “late” is defined as arriving … Read More

  • Grading Criteria

    Projects will be graded upon:    Concept: The idea behind the solution    Content: What is stated in the solution    Design: Usage of design elements and principles    Production: Mastery of craft and technique    Presentation: Visual/verbal presentation of the illustration Evaluation will be on the A – F scale.A  – 100 to 90% – Excellent, superiorB  – 89 … Read More

  • Grading Rubric

    A – Exceptional Exceeds/masters all course objectives Attends all class meetings and is always prompt Invests quality, productive time and energy in studio Sets standards for fellow designers in work and professional demeanor (team player and leader) Attentive to process Work is completed on schedule without exception Willing to revise and improve projects,techniques, and process … Read More

  • Students with disabilities

    Truman State University will make reasonable accommodations for persons with documented disabilities.  Students with disabilities need to contact the Director of Disability Services and the professor as early in the semester as possible to ensure that classroom and academic accommodations are implemented in a timely fashion. All communication between students, the Office of Disability Services, … Read More

  • Final Portfolio

    April 28, 2014

    OK, here is the info about wrapping up this semester. Final portfolio consist of… 1. All post mid-term illustration assignments printed and mounted appropriately. – Due on Monday (by end of class). 2. A final multiple-page final pdf of all post midterm illustrations. – Due to my public folder by 11:59:59 p.m., Monday. – This … Read More

  • Kirksville Landscape

    April 23, 2014

    OK, I showed you the inspiration for this assignment in class today. You are going to illustrate something that is indicative of Kirksville. The title doesn't literally mean a landscape, so don't go down that rabbit hole. Do something visually creative… please, I'm begging. Specs: 13 x 19 final size, portrait or landscape. Technique is … Read More

  • Stamp of approval

    April 14, 2014

    OK. Our new assignment is to illustrate and design a stamp series (series of 4 stamps). The topic of the stamps can be commemorative, collectable or stamps pertaining to your personal heritage. The four stamps cannot simply be one illustration used four times in each stamp… no, no, no, never that simple. You can use … Read More