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    Offered: 4th Quarter, 1st Year
    Instructors: Timothy H. Phelps, Associate Professor

    Credits: 3 Credits: 8 studio hours per week

    An introduction to conceptual thinking and visualization and its place in medical editorial and advertising markets.

    COURSE objectives

    Through lecture and individually designed projects, students should be able to produce conceptually effective, informative, and eye-catching illustrations in a variety of media. Students should be able to think constructively about topics relating to medicine and present them in an illustrative way. Visual thinking and Brainstorming will be stressed. Students will utilize media best suited for final presentation. Students will mock-up magazine cover for final presentation.


  • Communication Arts Magazine and other graphic design publications
  • Past editions of AMI Sourcebooks
  • Examples of own work and others

    COURSE assignments

    Create an editorial illustration in choice of media.

    COURSE evaluation

  • 1:1 faculty - student interface
  • Single project evaluation form
  • Scheduled class critiques
  • Final grade


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