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Children's Book Illustration

This course is designed to introduce students to the illustration process, from ideation and freehand sketching to the development of a finished product. Students are encouraged to experiment with a variety of materials and styles, from traditional to digital and including their hybrid. Classes are supplemented with a series of presentations on contemporary illustrators and discussion of their methods. Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Drawing or equivalent experience.

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ACE Experimental DRW / PTG
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Class meeting time 1:00 PM - 4:00 p.m. CDT
Class meeting days Saturday
Building and room Online
Course number 2459
Course instructor Molly Colleen O'Connell