Art

AP Summer Assignments:

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New Course Offerings

 

Are you into the Art of Fashion?

Fashion design and illustration are the backbone of the clothing industry.  Every piece of clothing begins the trip to the runway with a picture.  Now you can learn how to create the image that will bring your fashion ideas to life using fashion industry standard software and hand drawing techniques.

 Coming for the 2012 /2013 school year are 2 NEW course offerings in computer assisted design for fashion illustration.

 CAD for Fashion I – Learn how basic software applications, like Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and CAD can be used in the fashion design industry

 CAD for Fashion II – Build on the knowledge gained in CAD Fashion I and work with Adobe Illustrator to create your own designs

 Both courses bring real world practices into the classroom with examples of product development research and documentation, trending fashion, goods estimation, the use of production design boards, marketing, merchandising and product presentation.   You will leave the program with the skills you will need to compete in the design room and in the marketplace.

 Want more information?  See Mrs Galloway in the Art Department.  Want to sign up?  Be sure to mention it to your counselor when registering for next year’s course selections.

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Interactive Media Production

The Interactive Media Production program will include project-based courses in Media Production, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and Premier Pro and students will build a portfolio of completed work samples that can be used to demonstrate the skills  have learned when applying for employment after high school, internships, and post-secondary educational opportunities.

 There is an increasing need for professionals in marketing and advertising careers who can integrate electronic text, graphics, moving images and sound into a structured digital computerized environment that people can interact with, in the worlds of digital television, telecoms and the Web.  For more information on careers in the Media Production field, check out the job descriptions at www.skillset.org.

This is a 3 year long series of courses and open to rising 10th grade students.  Upon completion of 2 years of foundation course work, students may select to specialize in Advanced Media Production or Advanced Simulation and Gaming.  Project samples include illustrated comics or graphic novellas, advertisements, stop-motion animation, interactive animation, games, and short films.  A number of college and university programs will accept the final portfolio of work for college credit upon successful completion of the program requirements.

To sign up, let your counselor know when selecting classes for the next school year. 

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