Aug 25, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 University Catalog
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DSGN 368 - Professional Practices for Illustrators


This course will cover strategies and tools that are integral in preparing for a professional career as an illustrator. There will be emphasis on bringing the student’s unique creative vision to the forefront in curating and presenting a portfolio of work. Students will create promotional materials, curate a portfolio and begin steps for building an online presence. Research will involve illustration venues, branding, online identity and inspiration. Lectures will cover market niches, finding work, self-promotion, current practices within illustration, pricing, and working with art directors. The course will also reveal how to build a professional audience through the use of social media and crucial practices such as billing, contracts, and the pros and cons of artist representation.

Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Letter



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