About CDAE 016 A

Digital illustration introduces methods of conceptualizing and executing illustrations to solve communication problems, using a range of techniques within vector and raster-based software applications. Prerequisite: CDAE 015, ARTS 002, or permission.


Prereqs: CDAE 015 or ARTS 002 CDAE Minors CA,CDA1,CDA2,CDA4,COM,CONA,GBCD; and CDAE majors CEN,CID, COM,required; Open to Degree and Continuing Education students

Section Description

An introductory level, studio based course. Topics and coursework focus on the development and use of illustrative imagery in communication.

Section Expectation

Typical format: hands on computer lab work using Adobe Illustrator CC and Photoshop CC, lecture and demonstration. Development of work outside of class is expected. Referenced textbook: The Digital Art Technique Manual for Illustrators and Artists by Lardner and Roberts. ISBN:0764147900 9780764147906


Students are assessed via a range of 4 constructed illustration projects, with related practice exercises.

Course Dates



Morrill Hall 005 (View Campus Map)


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