Rotation #1: Marking Period #1
Basic Drawing Tools – Hours: 20
Traditional 1/1 – Basic Drawing
Basic Traditional Tools - Grid Design
As children, we generally learn how to copy from photos, but as we make our way into college our subjects become more dimensional. Understanding how to use all the basic tools and learning how to measure will support your overall career goals.
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.
1101 - Identify career paths and occupational requirements within the profession.
2103 - Demonstrate research, employability, and organizational skills.
3906 - Participate in critiques of commercial art projects.
4203 - Use and maintain hand tools safely.
5204 - Use, store, and dispose of paints, solvents, and chemicals according to OSHA regulations.
6205 - Practice safe cutting procedures.
7206 - Practice knowledge of hazard communication law/environmental protection to include SDS.
1303- Draw line art.
2906- Participate in critiques of commercial art projects.
3901- Prepare and present a portfolio.
Abstract - Paint
Photography/Video – Hours: 20
Photography 2/1 – Fashion
Advanced Photography - Fashion Shoot White Background
Students will be introduced to the concepts of SLR camera operations and the use of the composition in Photography.
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.
1901 Prepare and present a portfolio.
2906 Participate in critiques of commercial art projects.
1801 Operate digital camera and accessories.
2802 Compose a photograph through the lens.
3803 Differentiate lighting options and their effects.
4804 Stabilize camera.
5805 Download and manage digital images.
6905 Matte and mount works of art.
Adobe Illustrator – Hours: 20
Adobe 3/1 – Restaurant
Introduce students the basic computer drawing skills
Adobe Illustrator is one of three software pieces every designer must know how to use.
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.)
Tasks: PA500 - DIGITAL IMAGING
PA504 - Demonstrate intermediate use of page layout software.
PA505 - Demonstrate basic use of a vector-based drawing program.
PA506 - Demonstrate intermediate use of a vector-based drawing program.
1901 - Prepare and present a portfolio.
2906 - Participate in critiques of commercial art projects.
1505 - Utilize basic functions of a vector-based drawing program.
2506- Utilize intermediate functions of a vector-based drawing program.
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.