Illustration Concepts

Weekly Due Dates & Agendas

By CRAIG KUNCE

I'll be your instructor for this course. These links will help you get to know me better. See you in class!

 

                

Week 1 -- classes start Tuesday 9/5/17

Monday is a Labor Day Holiday

Class A

  • Syllabus & Web site
  • Behance refresher. Let's look at global examples and how designers, illustrators and agencies present their work.
    Follow my collections (or create your own)
  • Colored Pencil and Pen & Ink Skills - Introduce (show samples)

Class B

  • Show samples of colored pencil projects
  • Introduce the illustration process
  • Colored Pencil and Pen & Ink Skills
  • Introduce Illustration Project 1 - (use colored pencil and/or pen and ink)
    • 3 fruits --OR--
    • 3 vegetables --OR--
    • 1 setting of plated food (photograph yourself if you can) --OR--
    • 3 of something that you'll use on your GD&M packaging project

Week 2 -- 9/11/17

Class A

  • DUE: Colored pencil and pen & ink skills sheet
  • Influential Illustrator: Drew Struzan
  • Work on Illustration Project 1
    • Find reference and draw light pencil lines on final drawing paper

Class B

  • Work on Illustration Project 1

Week 3 -- 9/18/17

Class A

  • Influential Illustrator: Amy Wummer
  • Work on Illustration Project 1

Class B

  • Due: Progress critique - In class with me
  • Work on Illustration Project 1

Week 4 -- 9/25/17

Class A

  • Influential Illustrator: Alex Ross
  • Work on Illustration Project 1

Class B

  • Work on Illustration Project 1

Week 5 -- 10/2/17

Class A

  • Due: Illustration Project 1
  • Introduce Illustration Project 2 - (use colored pencil and/or pen and ink)
    • 3 flowers --OR--
    • 3 animals --OR--
    • 3 of something that you'll use on your GD&M Brand Identity project

Class B

  • Work on Illustration Project 2
    • Find reference and draw light pencil lines on final drawing paper

Week 6 -- 10/9/17

Class A

  • Influential Illustrator: Maria Tiurina
  • Work on Illustration Project 2

Class B

  • Work on Illustration Project 2

Week 7 -- 10/16/17

Class A

  • Due: Progress critique - In class with me
  • Work on Illustration Project 2

Class B

  • Work on Illustration Project 2

Week 8 -- 10/23/17

Class A

  • Work on Illustration Project 2

Class B

  • Due: Illustration Project 2
  • Introduce Illustration Project 3 - (use colored pencil and/or pen and ink)
    • 1 Building or Structure --OR--
    • 1 Vehicle --OR--
    • 1 of something that you'll use on your GD&M or CD&T Brand Identity project
  • Work on Illustration Project 3
    • Find reference and draw light pencil lines on final drawing paper

Week 9 -- 10/30/17

Class A

  • Influential Illustrator: Brad Holland
  • Work on Illustration Project 3

Class B

  • Work on Illustration Project 3

Week 10 - 11/6/17

Class A

  • Influential Illustrator: Claire Hummel
  • Work on Illustration Project 3

Class B

  • Due: Progress critique - In class with me
  • Work on Illustration Project 3

Week 11 -- 11/13/17

Class A

  • Influential Illustrator: Mary Engelbreit
  • Work on Illustration Project 3

Class B

  • Work on Illustration Project 3

Week 12 -- 11/20/17

(no classes Thursday and Friday, Thanksgiving Holiday)

Class A

  • Due: Illustration Project 3
  • Introduce Illustration Project 4 - ((use colored pencil and/or pen and ink)
    • 3 related illustrations of your choice
    • 3 Illustrations that go on the inside of a chapter book,article, or novel?
    • Chose a subject matter that you are interested in
    • Maybe something that you could use on your GD&M or CD&T Brand Identity project

Class B

  • Work on Illustration Project 4
    • Find reference and draw light pencil lines on final drawing paper

Week 13 -- 11/27/17

Class A

  • Influential Illustrator: CF Payne
  • Work on Illustration Project 4

Class B

  • Work on Illustration Project 4

Week 14 -- 12/4/17

Class A

  • Due: Progress critique - In class with me
  • Work on Illustration Project 4

Class B

  • Work on Illustration Project 4

Week 15 -- 12/11/17

Class A

  • Due: Illustration Project 4

Class B

  • Optional: Upload your work to your Behance page