Graphic Design and Illustration B
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 Title (District):
||Graphic Design and Illustration B
|Course Title (NCES SCED) :
|Course Provider :
||Parchment School District
|Content Provided By :
||My Virtual Academy
|Online Instructor Provided By :
||Parchment School District
|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 :
|Course Level :
||High School (Secondary)
|Available Credit :
||2 of 2
How To Enroll:
Students and Parents: It is important to work closely with your local school counselor or
registrar to follow the school's enrollment procedures. By clicking the "Start Registration
Request" button below, you will be able to notify the school of your interest in registering for
the online course. However, it is the responsibility of the district or school to review the
registration request and approve or deny the request. Please make a note to follow up with
your school after submitting a registration request.
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Additional Course Information:
- Email: [email protected]
- Phone: 8002972119
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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||Potential Additional Costs
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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