Section Five - Overview

Why do you need to Sketch

Sketching gives people the freedom to consider every wild idea without the fear of making a mistake. This is a creative, generative process that can not only discover great ideas but create better teamwork. With lots of ideas on the table teams down into fuller, more amazing decisions in our products.

Level One / First Year Students

Basic Green Screen Video Editing

Basic Video – Hours: 20
 

Student Goals:
Students will use the Adobe Premiere/ FinalCut software to create a video related to there art and design field.

Purpose:
Adobe Premiere is one of three software pieces every student must know.

Student Objectives:

Provided with multiple lectures, examples, study guides, guided practices, and student resources, the students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic video editing by producing a completed digital video manipulation project that shows the use of 4 or more tools. (i.e.; import, slice took, selection tool, etc.)


Tasks:

507 - Demonstrate basic use of image editing software.
508 - Demonstrate intermediate use of image editing software.
509 - Demonstrate use of input, output and storage devices.
510 - Demonstrate the appropriate use of different file formats.

 

Career Path: Fine Artist, Illustration

101 - Identify career paths within the vocational profession.

102 - List occupational requirements.

103 - Demonstrate research and organizational skills.

Exploratory Project:

Mono Chromatic Portrait

Level Two / Second Year Students

Adobe Photoshop – Hours: 20
 

Student Goals:
Students will use the Adobe Photoshop software to create pieces related to the art and design field.

Purpose:
Adobe Photoshop is one three software pieces every student must know.

Student Objectives:

Adobe Photoshop
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 (rasterized image artwork - Adobe Photoshop) 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:

507 - Demonstrate basic use of image editing software.
508 - Demonstrate intermediate use of image editing software.
509 - Demonstrate use of input, output and storage devices.
510 - Demonstrate appropriate use of different file formats.

 

Career Path: Fine Artist, Illustration

101 - Identify career paths within the vocational profession.

102 - List occupational requirements.

103 - Demonstrate research and organizational skills.

Exploratory Project:

Charcoal Eye Drawing

Level Three / Third Year Students

Advanced Watercolor – Hours: 20
 

Student Goals:
Students will experiment with watercolor as a medium.

Purpose:
Watercolor gives the students an effective way to play with color in a very relaxed transparent style.

Student Objectives:

Provided with multiple lectures, examples, study guides, guided practices and student resources, the students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the art and design careers, by producing various portfolio based projects the demonstrate the skills and knowledge established by the Program Of Study, to a task completion rate of 80% or higher after 2 years in the program.


Tasks:

401 Apply the basic structure of color (hue, saturation, brightness) to generate color solutions.

402 Apply appropriate color schemes to generate design solutions.

403 Identify color models including additive and subtractive color.

Career Path: Graphic Designer

101 - Identify career paths within the vocational profession.

102 - List occupational requirements.

103 - Demonstrate research and organizational skills.

Exploratory Project:

Cut Paper Portrait

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Classroom Zoom Hours - 1PM to 1:30 PM - Monday - Thursday

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Meeting ID: 966 9441 5843 - Passcode: Viscom

 

Office Zoom Hours - 2PM to 2:30 PM - Monday - Thursday

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Meeting ID: 977 4308 8893 - Passcode: Viscom

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Students must be prepared to make a major commitment. It is our assumption that students entering the program are here to lay a foundation for a career in a design field and will be required to meet rigorous and stringent standards. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required as is the ability to read and analyze. Serious students will find that the program will provide them with an excellent opportunity to develop the skills necessary to succeed in the job market or advance in education. _Most of the students graduating from the program _continue their education.
 

CONTACT US:

Steve Bross

Commercial Art Instructor

sbross@cmths.org

610-277-2301x332

Central Montco Technical High School

821 Plymouth Road

Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

www.cmths.org

610-277-2301

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