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ART 297H Children's Book Illustration

Prerequistes: ART 140, ART 164 or permission of instructor

Course Description: Those with some basic-drawing skills, as well as advanced students, learn to adopt their to create illustrations for children’s books. Students learn all aspects of creating children’s books including text interpretation, format, narrative requirements, concept development, character development, book design and page composition, and techniques in black & white and color. The course also introduces students to all aspects of the children’s book illustration market for fact fantasy and fiction including top illustrators and publishers, as well as working with editors, art directors and designers.


3 credits


ART 140 Min Grade D or ART 164 Min Grade D