The course begins with lessons on how to operate within the Macintosh environment. The student’s first project is to create an editorial illustration in Adobe Illustrator. I begin with Illustrator because most people already have experience in some version of Photoshop from working with their own snapshots.
Here is a copy of the Project sheet: BCI_Project01ObjectIlllustration
Students work on a series of exercises to help learn how to create vector images before the project is due. Below are some examples of student work: