Digital Illustration Specialist (DI21)  Technical Certificate of Credit

(Ending Sprng 2022)

(Stand-alone and Embedded in Design and Media Production Technology Diploma and Degree)

Program Description:

The Digital Illustration Specialist TCC provides entry-level skills in traditional and digital illustration with courses in drawing, beginning and advanced vector graphics, raster imaging and identity design. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge or skills. Graduates will receive a technical certificate of credit.

Entrance date: Varies

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

Writing 236 Reading Comprehension 55
Arithmetic 229 Arithmetic 34

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 20

Beginning Spring 2022 (January 2022), ALL FIRST TIME college students will be required to take the College Success (COLL 1020) course.

Courses 20 credits
DMPT 1005
Prerequisite: DMPT 1000

This course is an introduction to the creation of vector imagery. Students will learn to draw illustrations, transform objects, work with layers, patterns, brushes, and filters, use effects and create graphics for the various applications. The focus will be on learning the essential tools, basic operation and commands used in the creation of vector graphics used in different media fields.

DMPT 1010
Prerequisite: DMPT 1000

In the Raster Imaging course, the student becomes acquainted with the concepts and software related raster image manipulation. The student is introduced to the workspace and tools used in an image editing software and will learn basic image editing techniques.

DMPT 1015

Introduces beginning student to basic drawing techniques. Student will complete drawings using various techniques and media.

DMPT 2100
Prerequisites: DMPT 1005, DMPT 1010

This course focuses on the design challenges associated with the development of symbol systems, logos, environmental graphics and information graphics. Students will use their knowledge of vector and raster applications for further study into the use of typographic treatment and graphic images.

DMPT 2130
Prerequisite: DMPT 1005

Students will learn how to use advance vector imagery techniques for communicating creative concepts in different media fields. They will study a variety of digital illustration styles and begin to develop a personal style of their own.

DMPT 2125
Prerequisite: DMPT 1010

The student will refine imaging skills and apply concepts in advanced techniques of raster imaging.

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Program Chair

Design and Media Production Technology Program Chair/Instructor
CEIT Building, Room 128

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