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Level 1 - Foundation Year:

“Level One” is considered our “Foundation Year” Students will incorporate a broad spectrum of disciplines integrating art, technology, and academics.

A - Orientation

Student Objectives:
Provided with multiple lectures, examples, study guides, guided practices, and student resources, 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.

Theory Tasks:
101 - Identify career paths and occupational requirements within the profession.
103 - Demonstrate research, employability, and organizational skills.
203 - Use and maintain hand tools safely.
204 - Use, store, and dispose of paints, solvents, and chemicals according to OSHA regulations.
205 - Practice safe cutting procedures.
206 - Practice knowledge of hazard communication law/environmental protection to include SDS.
906 - Participate in critiques of commercial art projects.

Skill Task:
303- Draw line art.
906- Participate in critiques of commercial art projects.
901- Prepare and present a portfolio.

Main Assignment

Final Design

Final Design:
What is Zentangle® and what is Zendoodle?

Short answer:
“Zentangle” is a registered name for a process of drawing (hence the ® above). There are some specific parts of it (a few are mentioned below).

The first step of this project is to divide up your sketchbook into 6 squares and have fun! Zen-Doodles are meant to be relaxing and stress free. So, lets keep it that way, just doodle your way through the 6 quick sketches so you can develop an idea of what the project is all about.

Final Design

The Visual Communications Program has a heavy focus on the traditional drawing, although drawing techniques are discussed and reviewed in class, the majority of class time needs to be used learning software applications and tools that are not readably available at the student home. In most cases colleges still expect to see a minimum of 8 to 10 traditional drawing pieces. Also a final study completed in traditional drawing could takes as long as 8 to 15 hours if not even longer depending on the subject matter and size.

Think. Plan. Create.

Visual Communications

Is A Central Montco Technical High School Program

Tel: 610-277-2301

821 Plymouth Road • Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462