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Pre-College Studios: Design/Illustration
This studio explores two distinct, but interrelated areas, graphic design and illustration. DESIGN/ learn an understanding of page layout and a review of basic composition as it relates to the discipline of graphic design leading the viewers eye, making a point or giving straight information; how to work with photography and illustration; the importance of good writing and the understanding of typography with an emphasis on hand lettering and the power it has on a design piece. We will look at different types of projects you might encounter as a designer, the art of presentation and the stages of project development. Finally, we will cover how to make unique, stand out from the crowd, design work. This course will be very hands on and practical and will give you clear examples how this discipline of illustration and design works.
ILLUSTRATION/ this portion of Design+Illustration in the Pre-College Summer Studio program provides an introduction to the verbal/visual relationship of the illustrators creative process. Students will gain an understanding how illustration works and how it relates to the contemporary marketplace and the key practitioners of the art form. Self-expression and experimentation are placed within the context of illuminating information through pictures and symbols.
Instructor: Kurt Hollomon
Portland native and former Mt. Rainier climbing guide, Kurt Hollomon is a crafter of images, drawings, maps, and sketchbook journals that document everyday life. His use of type, color and drawing collages are key identifiers to his working method. He fills his works with purposeful pen and ink drawings accented with chalk pastels, gouache paint and hand drawn typography. His career spans 28 years of designing, illustrating, teaching, and making his sketchbooks. Hollomon received the Oregon Art Educators’ ‘Educator of the Year for Higher Education’ award.
+ Dept/Lab Fee: $495.00
Add BFA Credit: + $2,260.00
Jul 15, 2013 - Aug 02, 2013
9:00AM - 5:00PM