Fall 2018 Class Schedule (SCC)

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GCOM 340    Digital Illustration for Graphic Design I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course engaging students in theories of form making, design research, composition, and typography using the medium of digital illustration. Course projects encourage students to experiment, work within creative and technical limitations, and communicate visually. Additionally, students learn how digital illustrations are created, are exposed to a variety of different illustration styles, practice contemporary design methods and thinking, and study a designers' use of digital illustration as a communication tool. This course offers students several processes for designing original graphics and illustrations for graphic design.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

T05:30PM-07:20PMLECR.WaxmanDavis Cntr DAC 20217873Textbook
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Robyn Waxman at

TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, students will complete a total of 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 minutes) each week of assigned lab work - half online, half in the Sacramento City College Lab. Students will need a computer, software and Internet access to complete the online lab work. SCC Labs are located at the Davis Center or on SCC's Main Campus. The Main Campus Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe Illustrator.
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: October 10, 2018