Section #1: Weeks 1 & 2

2 Week In-Class Section Project: S1 - Level One - Basic Drawing Tools

 

Student Objectives: First-Year Students

After completion of the lecture and the class exercises, the students will develop a grid drawing that shows a 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.

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2 Week In-Class Section Project: S1 - Level Two - Fashion Photography

 

Student Objectives: Second Year Students

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 photoshoot with little or no assistance, as documented in their portfolio.

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2 Week In-Class Section Project: S1 - Level Three - Career Based

 

Student Objectives: Third Year Students Adobe Illustrator & 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 (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.)

 

Section Lecture & Vocabulary & Sketchbook Activities 

Section #2: Weeks 3 & 4

2 Week In-Class Section Project: S2 - Level One - Basic Photography

 

Student Objectives: First-Year Students
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 photoshoot with little or no assistance, as documented in their portfolio.

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2 Week In-Class Section Project: S2 - Level Two - Product Design

Student Objectives: Second-Year Students

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.)

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2 Week In-Class Section Project: S2 - Level Three - Mixed Media

 

Student Objectives: Third-Year Students

After completion of the lecture and the class exercises, the students will develop a final mixed-media portrait drawing 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 drawing of portfolio level.

Section Lecture & Vocabulary & Sketchbook Activities 

Section #3: Weeks 5 & 6

2 Week In-Class Section Project: S3 - Level One - Basic Adobe Illustrator

 

Student Objectives: First-Year Students
Adobe IllustratorProvided 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.)

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2 Week In-Class Section Project: S3 - Level Two - Figure Drawing


Student Objectives: Second-Year Students

After completion of the lecture and the class exercises, the students will develop a final figure drawing 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 drawing of portfolio level.

 

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2 Week In-Class Section Project: S3 - Level Three - Fun With Photoshop

 

Student Objectives:

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 photoshoot with little or no assistance, as documented in their portfolio.

Section Lecture & Vocabulary & Sketchbook Activities 

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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. _Most of the students graduating from the program _continue their education.
 

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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