Graphic Design and Illustration B

Course Description:

This course will cover the advanced manipulation of images. It will guide you on how to create graphic products such as logos, posters, and magazine covers. This course also covers multimedia and digital photography. In addition, the course covers art criticism in graphic artwork, digital publishing, and the creation of graphic design portfolio.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): Graphic Design and Illustration B
Course Title (NCES SCED) : Graphic Design
Course Provider : New Haven Community Schools
Content Provided By : My Virtual Academy
Online Instructor Provided By : New Haven Community Schools
Standards Addressed : Michigan Merit Curriculum
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Open Entry / Open Exit, Semester, Trimester
NCES SCED Code :
Subject Area : Fine and Performing Arts
Course Identifier : Graphic Design
Course Level : High School (Secondary)
Available Credit : 0.5
Sequence : 2 of 2

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website : https://www.myvirtualacademy.com/section21f
Email : [email protected]
Phone : 8002972119

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Additional Course Information:

Additional Cost: $0.0

Additional Cost Description: None

At the end of this course students will be able to: Explore advanced image-editing software tools. Enhance and retouch a photographic image. Create special effects using image-editing software. Convert a traditional artwork to a digital format. Create a poster. Create an effective logo. Create a magazine cover. Familiarize yourself with the design characteristics of digital media. Describe the use of multimedia and the role of graphics in multimedia. Create an interactive multimedia presentation using appropriate media and graphics. Familiarize yourself with digital photography and produce photographs using design principles and rules of composition. Understand art criticism and assess the characteristics of a graphic artwork. Create a publication from digital layouts. Create a graphic design portfolio.
Unit 1: Advanced Manipulation of Images
Unit 2: Creating Graphic Products
Unit 3: Multimedia and Photography
Unit 4: Art Criticism, Publishing, and Career Portfolio
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In order to be successful in our program, it is important for the student to remain in constant communication with the online instructor. The online instructor will be communicating with the student 1-2 times per week. Communication between the student and online instructor will be phone, email, texting, and/or discussion boards. Online instructors provide families with their weekly office hours and My Virtual Academy is open Monday – Thursday from 8 AM – 8 PM, Friday from 8 AM – 4 PM and Saturday from 8AM – 2 PM with staff available to answer questions/concerns. Messages received after hours will be returned the next school day. Parents/Guardians/Students will have access to the curriculum and gradebook 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
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18-19 0 0 0.0%
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