This course is a comprehensive introduction to the wide-ranging qualities of Adobe Illustrator. The class will take you through many of the program’s tools and effects, and will include contextualizing topics such as color theory and graphic design history. Class time is based on a lecture and demonstration format, along with hands-on experimenting. The course will give you insight into the depths of the software and its potential to enhance your work and design. Level: introductory.
Any materials necessary for the first class meeting will be communicated to enrolled students by the instructor in advance. Otherwise, materials and supplies will be covered in the first class meeting.
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Kevin P Dacey
Kevin is a graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and Maine College of Art. His background is diverse, and draws upon a studio history and extensive Museum experience to fuel his art and teaching practice. He has taught at the University of Massachusetts, Wentworth Institute of Technology, the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. Kevin has exhibited in varied media and has work in a number of Private collections. Currently, his work is focused on large-scale drawings in graphite, a combination of landscape and figural mapping, ongoing projects in Photography, and small paintings linking the two.
GRAC 0030 - CE - Adobe Illustrator: Introduction
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