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Digital Illustration Certificate

Digital Illustration Certificate

This program consists of 17 units

This interdisciplinary certificate program will provide the basic skills for students interested in the field of digital illustration.

Illustrations for multimedia projects

Graduates of the program might seek employment as book, magazine or newspaper illustrators, create illustrative work for training and promotion in a corporate environment, or create digital illustrations for multimedia projects. Please note that many illustrators work on a contract or freelance basis.

The following classes are required for this program.

Number
Class Name
Units
ART 031A
Beginning Drawing
3.0
 
OR
 
Art 031B
Intermediate Drawing
3.0
Art 034A
Introduction to Digital Art
3.0
 
OR
 
GDS 064
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
3.0
GDS 062
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
3.0
 
OR
 
GDS 066
Advanced Adobe Illustrator
3.0
GDS 068
Advanced Adobe Photoshop
3.0
GDS 085
Professional Portfolio and Design
2.0

 

Plus select an additional course (or courses) to complete the required minimum total of 17 semester units

GDES 035
Introduction to Computer Graphic Design
3.0
GDES 073
Digital Photography
3.0
GDES 039A
3D Animation and Modeling Using Maya
3.0
Art 034B
Advanced Digital Art
3.0
Art 031A *
Beginning Drawing
3.0
Art 031B *
Intermediate Drawing
3.0
Art 034A *
Introduction to Digital Art
3.0
GDS 064 *
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
3.0
GDS 062 *
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
3.0
GDS 066 *
Advanced Adobe Illustrator
3.0


If not used as a Core Curriculum Course

Close-up photograph of a woman's face.Quotation mark."It has been great to see the many different techniques you can use to achieve your result. I feel so much more capable than I used to, and much more confident in my abilities."- Graphic Design Student -Mission College