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Want to design a Cd Cover; Movie Poster; or Magazine? How about a Stop Frame Animation or Calendar Spread? If your answer is Yes; then this is the class for you! This is a survey course in which students will learn about the basic elements and principles of art and design through the use of photography and Adobe Photoshop. Students will learn many aspects of art including art history and aesthetics; as well as looking critically at art and how it relates to the world. Techniques learned include planning; layout design; value and shading; creating the illusion of perspective; and color mixing and blending. This course includes units of instruction on basic computer and design skills; color management; and preparing a portfolio. Students will learn basic digital camera work and digital printing techniques involved in the input/output of digital media. This is a challenging course and each student is expected to be self-motivated; responsible; and able to work independently to meet deadlines.

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United States

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Requested competency code

Fine Arts

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Approved competency code

  • CTE
  • Career and technical education
  • FIAR
  • 1 year of Fine Art

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Online / Virtual