Digital Media Arts (formerly Visual Imagery) is a pre-requisite for all other digital art courses. This course will introduce students to art elements and principles of design. Students will explore and apply fundamental design concepts using programs such as Illustrator, Final Cut, and Photoshop. Students will spend equal amounts of time creating print and motion materials. Students will be encouraged to explore the role and function of imagery, language and presentation using digital media.
Skills and Assessment: Students will be able to...
Identify the principles of design (balance, proportion, rhythm, emphasis and unity) as well as art elements (line, shape, form, color, texture, space and value).
Create original works of art using a variety of programs (Illustrator, Photoshop, Final Cut).
Discuss and defend their choices using appropriate terminology.