CHAMPS Charter High School of the Arts - Multimedia and Performing

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Illustrations (Period 2)

David Lee
Fine Arts


Course Description

“Illustrations” is a course that prepares the students for the professional world of commercial illustration, which includes fields such as Animation, Comics/Manga, Game Design, Movies & Television Concept, Children’s Book, Editorial and Political Cartoons, Advertising, and many others. Students will explore a variety of traditional and digital drawing techniques while developing critical thinking and problem solving skills relevant to today’s pop culture and world issues. Students will combine their drawing skills and personal style along with the elements and principles of design  to communicate ideas graphically, and start building a professional portfolio for the purpose of marketing themselves for potential colleges and employers.