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Illustration 5 ( 6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL)



Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: The role of illustrators in cooperation with designers, art directors, editors and production staff. Their place in the commercial environment with particular emphasis on their financial and legal obligations. Self-promotion options and the development of a viable illustration practice.

Objectives: On successful completion of this unit, students will: 1.prepare illustrations for printing with a full understanding of the technical requirements; creatively as an illustrator in a role of productive co-operation with designers, editors and art directors; as an illustrator with an understanding of basic business practices, including costing, the writing of contracts, copyright and legal obligations; 4.appropriately and successfully promote their practice as professional illustrators.

Assessment: Assigned projects: 70% + Promotion project: 30%

Contact Hours: 4 studio hours and 8 independent study hours per week

Prerequisites: VCO2202 or VCO3204