Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

GRA-127 Illustrator I (3)

Introduces Adobe Illustrator and its application in graphic communication. Learning activities include Adobe Illustrator tools as they apply to object (vector) based files, as well as Adobe Illustrator filters and layers. Students learn basic drawing and tracing techniques, creating line art, logos and learning how to simplify art work through stylizing. Creative use of type is also explored. Students learn how to set up color for reproduction. They also learn how to save and manage files created using these programs, as well as how these files interact with page layout and paint (raster) programs. Credits: 3, Hours: (2/2/0/0), Prereq: GRA-101; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B