About Foundation in Media Art
Welcome to Foundation in Media Arts. What is Foundations? This class is in\introductory art class focused on the basics art elements; line, shape, space, value, form, texture, and color. Using these art elements students will create beautiful and inspiring works of art. To create our art we will be using the computers and Adobe imaging programs such as Photoshop and Illustrators, programs which are industry standards in the Graphic Design World.
This class is a mix of both new and old world art. while we will explore traditional fine arts from history such as Leonardo Di Viinci we will be creating our art in the 21st century using Graphic technology and inspired by some of todays most talented Digital Artist such as Shepard Fairy and even Bansky
Famous Graphic Design and Media Art
Students quarterly grades are composed of 3 parts
70 % Project Grades
20% Do nows
10 % participation and behavior
each projects is graded against a rubric composed of 5 objectives each worth 20 points. The rubrics are provided at the beginning at the each project and the objectives are always on the project page
Do Now Grade
approximately 2 times a week students are asked to complete a set of questions, 5 to 10 questions about some artwork or a short reading ect. The questions are designed to further or introduce art Technics.
Participation and behavior grade
this grade is given once at the end semester and based on the students behavior and participation throughout the quarter. This component too has a rubric made up of 4 objectives, worth 25 points.
Digital Art Videos
Intro Assignments: Four
A Photoshop Intro project
to practice the basics of photoshop students will follow thie step by step tutorial and create a simple collage of magrites famous surreal painting.