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Visualizing and Depicting Ideas

ARTDES 270.001, Fall 2024


Credit Hours: 3
Semester: Fall 2024

Prerequisites: All OF THE FOLLOWING: ARTDES 100: Drawing: Observation, ARTDES 105: Drawing: Visualization.

Description: Visualizing Ideas is an introductory course to prepare students for a range of illustration and visualization courses in graphic novels, scientific illustration, digital painting, digital novels, and information visualization. It emphasizes skills in the development of narratives, complex ideas, and sequential information and transforming these stories into compelling visual material. Students develop research skills to investigate their content, storyboarding and drawing skills, and rendering skills in a variety of two-dimensional media.

Frequency: This course is typically offered in both the fall and winter terms of every academic year, though scheduling may vary according to future term circumstances.