Advanced Concept Design

Advanced Concept Design
Synthesis of advanced principles and methodologies in illustration to solve complex visual problems of production design. Students work within stated narrative and aesthetic perimeters to develop original ideas from research to production-ready concept artwork.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesDESIL 457; or DESAN 361R
 RecommendedDESIL 358, 410, 453.
 ProgramsContaining DESIL 458
Course Outcomes

Visual Development Direction

Students will be able to compose a visual style guide, present it to peers for review, and apply it to the story world of a project.

Concept Design Process

Students will be able to define and implement an effective creative process for developing original designs based on observed professional-level art and process and established work ethic.

Personal Vision

Students will be able to develop a series of creative, stylistically unique, and story-driven designs to portray a fictional world.

Thematic Expression

Students will be able to communicate meaningful, uplifting themes through narrative and symbolic imagery.

Professional Application

Students will be able to create and publish an online portfolio of concept artwork.