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RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
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ART 245 - Drawing for Graphic Design

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): ART 237  or ART 238  

Course Description: Emphasizes conceptualization process through drawing, including the development of thumbnails, brainstorming, research, layout, overlays, and typography, including strategies used in the creation of a graphic design presentation. Students will explore the use of drawing as a tool for visual problem solving, idea generation, visual diagramming and storyboarding, as well as a design/illustration medium for final production work. Projects explore visual languages, storytelling, storyboards and the visual essay.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Utilize media appropriate to a variety of design challenges.
  • CLO#2: Evolve research sketches delineating and exploring design ideas.
  • CLO#3: Evolve concepts of each project through the steps of completing thumbnail sketches, rough drafts and comps to the final designs. (ILO: Communication)

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