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National Park Service Museum Poster and Mural by Professor John Roman

Technical Illustration


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South 101

End Date


Meeting Day

Mondays and Wednesdays



This course includes an introduction to the laws of linear perspective, an exploration of how three-dimensional reality is depicted on a two-dimensional surface. Additional course content includes tools of the trade, various techniques for producing technical illustrations, informational art and instructional illustrations in sequential series.

Early registration is recommended for on-campus classes.  Please check (see link on the upper right corner of the page) for current COVID protocols. Indoor masking and vaccination (and booster if eligible) are required. Please complete this Vaccination Attestation before attempting to go to campus.

This class is now in progress. Registration is no longer available. Fall registration will be available soon. Please contact

John Roman is an illustrator specializing in illustrated maps, architectural art and technical drawings. He is a graduate of Suffolk University’s New England School of Art and Design and has been teaching perspective drawing in the Massachusetts College of Art and Design’s undergraduate program since 1993. He is a member of the American Society of … Read more