Prerequisites: Two semesters of Art classes are prerequisites of this class.
This course will give students the opportunity to apply their art talents while learning the features of a computer graphics program and photography. Topics in this project-based course include using the paint tools, working with objects in the draw layer, the effective use of color, perspective drawing, and three-dimensional figures. Projects could range from drawing a cartoon face to applying the principles or perspective in designing a cityscape. It would also integrate visual art concepts and technology with the goal of communicating effectively to an audience. Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate works of art using a responding process and create a portfolio of their work. Through class and community activities, students will explore related careers, assume leadership roles and will practice employment skills.