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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.

E - Studio Photography

Studio Photography:
Provided with multiple lectures, examples, study guides, guided practices, and student resources, the students will be able to set up and complete a studio photo shoot with little or no assistance, as documented in their portfolio.


Skill Task:
801 - Operate digital camera and accessories.
802 - Compose a photograph through the lens.
803 - Differentiate lighting options and their effects.
804 - Stabilize camera.
805 - Download and manage digital images.

Main Assignment

Final Design

Fashion Shoot - Sunglasses

1st-year students will coordinate the product & fashion shoot for a sunglass campaign. Students will also shoot 3-5 pieces of accessories to go along with the design. Students are expecting to plan the shoot and push the idea of the sunglasses fashion shoot. (So, no shots of your buddy in what they wore to school today.

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

sbross@cmths.org

Tel: 610-277-2301

821 Plymouth Road • Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462