Capture a child's imagination with original artwork while learning the tricks of the illustration trade. During this class, students will explore the wide range of children's book illustration, from traditional to contemporary.
Prints and patterns decorate consumer products ranging from wrapping paper to bedding and clothing. This illustration‐oriented class will give students the chance to develop a print and pattern portfolio, as well as learn industry standards for creating artwork for products.
Imagine designing T‐shirts for Urban Outfitters, home decor items for Target, or even greeting cards and stationery for Hallmark. There are many opportunities to explore graphic illustrations within the consumer world. This class will highlight methods for designing and illustrating for specific audiences, products, and lifestyles through real‐world practices of product designers.
During this class, students will learn how to navigate the illustration industry, develop a compelling portfolio, and prepare themselves for their professional careers in the exciting world of illustration.