Students explore a variety of media that are particularly effective for illustrators working with deadlines. The emphasis of this course is experimentation with innovative techniques using both water-based and oil media to discover new ways to express their ideas visually. At the conclusion of this course, the student will have practical usage and application of various drawing and painting media. They will show a curiosity and openness to experimentation in nontraditional solutions. The student will understand efficient methods of creating images that require short deadlines.