2 Week In-Class Section Project: Basic Drawing
Lecture - Topic, Theory, Lesson Overview or Discussion
Student Objectives: First Year Students
After completion of the lecture and the class exercises, the students will develop a grid drawing that shows full understanding of basic measurements, produce greyscale, from 100% white to 100% black, with all of the shapes and lines built up by contrast to a finished a geometric drawing of portfolio level.
2 Week In-Class Section Project: Photography
Student Objectives: Second Year Students
By June, the Visual Communications students, along with lectures, guided practices, multiple projects and various technique examples, the students will be able to set up and complete a studio photo shoot with little or no assistance, as documented in their portfolio.
2 Week In-Class Section Project: Adobe Illustrator
Student Objectives: Third Year Students Adobe Illustrator
Provided with multiple lectures, examples, study guides, guided practices and student resources, the students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of computer design software (vector image artwork - Adobe Illustrator) by producing a completed digital photo manipulation project that shows the use of 8 or more tools. (i.e.; type tool, path tool, clone tool, etc.)
Stick To Figure
Stone Age 30,000 b.c.- 2500 b.c.
The Basic Shapes
ABC Design Concept
Bad Hair Makeover
Impressionism - Circa 1870
Basic Art Terms
Overview: - What is value and why is it so important?
Overview: - This is not a career that you choose, its a career that chooses you!
Overview: - What is the difference between art and design
Overview: - What is the medium and mixed medium art
Both of these types of drawings are very important to your learning progression and portfolio's.
101 - Identify career paths within the vocational profession. 102 - List occupational requirements. 103 - Demonstrate research and organizational skills. 103 - Identify how copyright laws apply to visual and digital communication.
43-9031.00 - Desktop Publishers - Graphic Designers
Format typescript and graphic elements using computer software to produce publication-ready material.
Sample of reported job titles: Advertising Associate, Art Director, Computer Typesetter, Creative Director, Desktop Publishing Specialist, Electronic Console Display Operator, Electronic Imager, Graphic Artist, Mac Operator, Production Manager.