Street Art

  • ID: 6535

This course provides the opportunity for scholars to study street artists such as Roadsworth and Banksy. Scholars explore using stencils to create works of art meant for public places. Teacher: Ms. Glantz

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Adobe Illustrator

  • ID: 3634

This course is great beginner’s course for students who are interested in drawing and technology. Illustrator is the industry-standard program used to create vector-based illustrations. This course will introduce you to the interface and tools through a series of design projects, such as creating cityscapes, landscapes, and natural elements such as fire.  Teacher: Ms. Glantz

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Adobe Photoshop

  • ID: 3633

Photoshop is the industry-standard program used to edit photographs. This beginner’s course will introduce you to the Photoshop interface and tools through a series of design projects, such as creating a watercolor image from a photograph, and blending photos together (such as blending a portrait and a landscape). Teacher: Ms. Glantz

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Digital Arts 1

  • ID: 3631

In this course, scholars will learn how visual elements in an advertisement are used to persuade consumers to purchase a product or service.  The course focuses on an examination of color, typography, and layout design.  For the final project, scholars use an industry-standard graphic arts software program (Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop) to create an…

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Digital Arts 2

  • ID: 3632

In this course, scholars will learn the design principles of balance, contrast, pattern and emphasis. Scholars will then research a social justice topic of their choice, and create a PSA (Public Service Announcement) poster about the chosen social justice issue while applying their knowledge of the four design principles. An industry-standard graphic arts software program…

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Digital Photography 1

  • ID: 3635

Students in this course use the school’s digital cameras and their own phone cameras to explore photography as an art form. In this course, you will learn that arranging elements in photos through different composition methods (the rule of thirds, leading lines, framing, abstraction, visual rhythm) can create visually interesting photographs. No previous experience in…

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Digital Photography 2

  • ID: 3636

In this course, you will learn how lighting can create mood in photos. Scholars will practice taking series of portraits using indoor lighting techniques, angles, and colors to describe the personality of the person in the portrait. (Prerequisite: Digital Photography I) Teacher: Ms. Glantz

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Drawing 1

  • ID: 3630

In this course, scholars will be able to create their own drawing curriculum based on skill and experience level. The course teaches scholars to think more creatively, and allows scholars to draw what captivates them. No previous experience in drawing is required, and beginners are welcome. Teacher: Ms. Glantz

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Graffiti Art

  • ID: 3640

This beginner’s course reviews four different styles of graffiti lettering: tag, block, bubble, and wildstyle. Teacher: Ms. Glantz

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Independent Study: Visual Arts

  • ID: 3638

This elective course gives scholars the opportunity to explore particular topics within the field of visual arts that are not offered as part of the regular curriculum.  The topic is based on scholar choice.  Scholars who participate in the Vans Custom Culture Competition will receive credit in this course. Teacher: Ms. Glantz

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