About Graphic Art and design
Welcome to Computer Graphics. This class is an intermediate computer art class focused on the basics art elements; line, shape, space, value, form, texture, and color as well as the art principles; balance, proportion,. emphasis, variety, movement, rhythm, harmony.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.
famous art enhanced with the computer
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
Check out the following Youtube channel for some cool digital art, speed art!
Check out the following links for some more videos
ASSIGNMENTS one: Set up your Portfolio
Your Set up and share both a Art Portfolio and a Do Now portfolio. This is your first grade! Go to
Open the link below and answer the question in your "Do Now" Portfolio
ASSIGNMENT two: What is digital Art
Click on the following line and answer the questions in you Do Now portfolio.
to practice the basics of photoshop students will follow thie step by step tutorial and create a simple collage of magrites famous surreal painting.