Illustration Materials and Techniques 1

Course Code: VADA 101

Academic Year: 2020-2021

Students will develop familiarity with a variety of media, substrates and materials. This course is an essential step toward finding a creative voice of expression as a visual artist. Through discovery of the scope of tells available and their expressive potential, students will thereby effectively learn to tell stories with pictures. Students will respond to conceptual challenges presented as illustration briefs. They will explore a range of possibilities, applying rendering techniques with graphite, ink, water colour, gouache, acrylic and oil on a variety of substrates. Student responses to visual challenges will train the imagination and enable evolution of individual expression.