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

Class B

Week 2 -- 9/11/17

Class A

Class B

Week 3 -- 9/18/17

Class A

  • Introduce and begin Illustration 1
    • Commercial subject matter of your choice (think about your portfolio)
    • Must show me 3 examples of your choice currently in use in marketing material
    • Find reference and draw light pencil/digital lines on final drawing paper/screen
  • Work on Illustration 1

Class B

  • Work on Illustration 1

Week 4 -- 9/25/17

Class A

Class B

  • Work on Illustration 1

Week 5 -- 10/2/17

Class A

  • Due: Progress critique - In class with me (1/3 to 1/2 done)
  • Work on Illustration 1

Class B

Week 6 -- 10/9/17

Class A

  • Work on Illustration 1

Class B

  • Due: Illustration 1
    • Present to class showing a screen capture or with Behance

Week 7 -- 10/16/17

Class A

  • Introduce and begin Illustration 2
    • Commercial subject matter of your choice (think about your portfolio)
    • Must show me 3 examples of your choice currently in use in marketing material
    • Find reference and draw light pencil/digital lines on final drawing paper/screen

Class B

  • Work on Illustration 2

Week 8 -- 10/23/17

Class A

  • Due: Progress critique - In class with me (1/3 to 1/2 done)
  • Work on Illustration 2

Class B

Week 9 -- 10/30/17

Class A

  • Influential Illustrator: Brad Holland
  • Work on Illustration 2

Class B

  • Due: Illustration 2
    • Present to class showing a screen capture or with Behance

Week 10 - 11/6/17

Class A

  • Introduce and begin Illustration 3
    • Commercial subject matter of your choice (think about your portfolio)
    • Must show me 3 examples of your choice currently in use in marketing material
    • Find reference and draw light pencil/digital lines on final drawing paper/screen
    Influential Illustrator: Claire Hummel

Class B

  • Work on Illustration 3

Week 11 -- 11/13/17

Class A

  • Due: Progress critique - In class with me (1/3 to 1/2 done)
  • Work on Illustration 3

Class B

Week 12 -- 11/20/17

(no classes Thursday and Friday, Thanksgiving Holiday)

Class A

  • Work on Illustration 3

Class B

  • Due: Illustration 3
    • Present to class showing a screen capture or with Behance

Week 13 -- 11/27/17

Class A

  • Introduce and begin Illustration 4
    • Commercial subject matter of your choice (think about your portfolio)
    • Must show me 3 examples of your choice currently in use in marketing material
    • Find reference and draw light pencil/digital lines on final drawing paper/screen
    Influential Illustrator: CF Payne

Class B

  • Work on Illustration 4

Week 14 -- 12/4/17

Class A

  • Due: Progress critique - In class with me (1/3 to 1/2 done)
  • Work on Illustration 4

Class B

Week 15 -- 12/11/17

Class A

  • Work on Illustration 4

Class B

  • Due: Illustration 4
    • Present to class showing a screen capture or with Behance