Biological/Pre-Medical Illustration (BPM I)

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Courses

Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(Cross-listed with ARTIS). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable.

Prereq: 6 credits in art and design and 3 credits in biological sciences
Studio basics and professional techniques in black & white, continuous tone, and color. Emphasis on tools, materials, and rendering.

(Cross-listed with ARTIS). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable.

Prereq: ARTIS 323
Application of painting, drawing, and image making techniques to communication. Development of technical abilities using illustration software. Digital and print production techniques.

(Cross-listed with ARTIS). (0-6) Cr. 3.

Prereq: ARTIS 326
Studio problems in illustration emphasizing composition and communication. Problem solving methodologies.

(Cross-listed with ARTIS). (0-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. S.

Prereq: ARTIS 327
Rendering techniques applied to different types of biological and scientific subjects emphasizing communication. The use of traditional and digital media. Term project required.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
A combination seminar and field trip course emphasizing nature interpretation, field sketching techniques and preparation of a final illustration based on field experience.

Cr. R. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the program cooperative education coordinator, junior classification
Required of all cooperative education students. Students must register for these courses prior to commencing each work period.

(Cross-listed with IA LL). Cr. 2. SS.


Sketching plants, animals and terrain. Visual communication, development of a personal style, and integration of typographic and visual elements on a page will be emphasized.

(Cross-listed with IA LL). Cr. 2. SS.


Beginning to intermediate technical and compositional aspects of color photography of natural areas and their plants and animals.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 3 credits.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and advisory committee chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.


Intensive exploration of illustration techniques in a studio or field setting.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: Junior or senior classification in BPM I, written approval of supervising instructor and advisory committee chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment
Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.