Digital Graphic Arts Intro
Core Standards of the Course
Students will be able to understand and demonstrate safe practices.
Understand and demonstrate safe practices.
Students will understand the design process.
Understand the process of planning a document.
Understand the principles and elements of design.
Understand the proper use of color in publications.
Use planning, principles and elements of design, and color to compose a project.
Students will understand principles of typography.
Identify typeface classifications and their uses. (Serif, Sans-serif, Script, Decorative - see https://www.fonts.com/content/learning/fontology/level-1/type-anatomy/type-classifications)
Know and apply the following concepts:
Create a project demonstrating knowledge of typography.
Students will be able to understand and demonstrate digital illustrations.
Know basic operations of tools, panels, and menus in a drawing/illustration application (i.e. Adobe Illustrator, Inkscape).
Understand, create, and manipulate vector graphics.
Create a vector image. Modify a vector image by selecting and manipulating anchors and handles.
Students will understand raster images (incl. digital photos).
Know basic operations of tools, panels, and menus in a painting/photo editing application (i.e. Adobe Photoshop, GIMP).
Define, create, manipulate, and appropriately use bitmap (pixel based) raster graphics.
Use colors to communicate a mood or message.
Students will be able to perform relevant computer functions on any standard platform (Windows, Mac, Linux).
Perform basic computer functions on all platforms.
Develop an awareness of digital and collaborative technologies.
Students will explore career opportunities and demonstrate understanding of employability competencies.
Develop career skills related to working in the digital arts industry, including social media.
Demonstrate communication and media skills.
Create and finalize a professional portfolio with projects completed during this course. Portfolio should demonstrate a progression of skill.
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