Digital Tools for Illustrators (CSIL 110)

Expand your illustration practice with industry-standard software—Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Procreate. In this comprehensive, project-based course, explore professional workflows and digital tools to create raster and vector graphics and illustrations with guided instructor support. Learn to control document size, file format, and colour for any media. Incorporate analog artwork into your digital compositions through scanning and live tracing. Explore distinct visual styles using layers and brush, pen, painting, and blending tools. Delve deeper into your personal illustration style and industry potential. Access to an iPad with Apple pencil required.

Contact Hours

45 course hours (3 hours per class)

Prior Learning

To fully benefit from this course, prior experience with drawing or illustration is recommended. Basic computer literacy is required.

Courses offered that meet Prior Learning Requirements

Tuition + Materials

Tuition is $918.00. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.

Course Formats

Course offerings are available online (synchronous) and on campus. View schedule for current and upcoming formats.


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