After completion of the lecture and the class exercises, the students will develop an UpCycled Art Example that shows all the percentages of a greyscale, from 100% white to 100% black, with all of the shapes and lines built up by contrast to a finished piece of portfolio level.

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Virtual Project #2

Instagram Image & Word – Hours: 6-10


Student Goals:
Students will experiment with concept & Image Using Instagram 3 times over the next week.

Students will use their cell phones to take a photo that backs up a word that they want to visually describe. It could be a word like color, pattern or rhythm, but it could also be an emotion like fear or stressed!

Student Objectives:

After completion of the lecture and the class exercises, the students will develop a 3 Instagram photo project that shows all the demonstrates the use of images and concept through the Instagram app, with all of the 3 of the finished pieces produced to a portfolio level.



901 Prepare and present a portfolio.

906 Participate in critiques of commercial art projects. 

Theory Tasks:

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.

905 Matte and mount works of art.

Instagram Project:

Today's cell phones provide you with so much opportunity to be creative all the time photography and video play a huge part in that opportunity.

Project Overview:

The only way this project will work for you is if you figure out the word first... Don't just look around and think... What word describes my dog.

Look for an old piece of wood, or an old picture frame, maybe some old cans and bottles can be upcycled in something cool?

After you have taken the photo post it on Instagram with this information:

@cmths_visualcommunications, #cmthsvirtualproject (First Name) (Concept Word)


by end of day, Friday the 24th - 12PM Cut off 


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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.


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