Welcome to Computer Graphics
availability: daily 2:20-2:50 (rm 119 or 214)
In this course student will broaden their understanding of Graphic Communication and Design, and the role of new media, as well as traditional media. Students will develop their graphic communication and artistic designskills in this class through participation in art and design activities. Students will use a variety of new media, and some traditional art media, to create original works of graphic design, motion graphics, and 3-d imaging.
Computer Graphics 1: Quarter 1 and Quarter 2
2-D Design / Introductory Photoshop
2d design with typeface
Image from typeface
Road Sign design with basic shapes
NPZTV Background Graphics
Magazine Cover Design
Logo Design /Corporate Identity
T-shirt Design: Vector Illustration
Software Proficiency/ Nike Logo Redesign
Computer Graphics 2: Quarter 3 and 4
Stop Motion Animation (Adobe Premiere)
Animated NPZTV Morning Show Intros
3d Printing: Original Graphic Symbols
Software Proficiency/ Portfolio Submission/TBA
-Students will create original design and artwork in response to graphic design challenges.
-Students will use digital devices, real materials, and imaging software to create artwork and design.
-Students will share preliminary and final design ideas with others and participate in critique and feedback activities.
-Students will gain education and career awareness in related areas.
-That our classroom is a safe and secure place free from distraction, harassment, or ridicule, and where all students are able to learn, participate, and create.
-That each student feels confident to use artwork and design as a form of self-expression.
-That students work cooperatively.
-Clean workstation and return all equipment before leaving class.
-Save work properly and as use file names and locations as instructed.
-Keep drinks on the floor, or in your bag. Snacks by permission at designated tables.
-Do not touch anyone else's work station without their permission.
-Pay Attention during all instruction and demonstration.
-Refrain from off task internet activity.
-Refrain from gaming, texting, or social networking during class time.
-Headphones only with teacher instruction or permission.
-Refrain from downloading of any software, games, or files or folders on the school computer without teacher permission and instruction.
-(70%) Classwork. Art and design assignments will be evaluated by student and teacher with a rubric and reflective responses. Evaluation of work will be based on; classroom participation, effort, creativity, concept development, quality of preliminary and final artwork.
-(10%) Class Participation, digital class journal, and homework assignments.
-(20%) Final Project and Mid-Term and Final Exam Assessments.
Adobe Photoshop CS5 - Graphic Design/Photography
Adobe Illustrator CS 5 - Vector Illustration
Adobe Premiere CS 5- Motion Graphics/Video Editing
Rhino 3d-Three Dimensional Modeling/Imaging
There will be one manual graphic design homework assignment per quarter.
Students will occasionally be asked to do internet searches, or bring in images or items as they pertain to class activities. 10%.
Student are expected to maintain a digital class folder, stored in the classes folder
A portable digital storage device is optional.
Students will keep a 2 pocket folder in classroom
Computer Graphics Homepage