PHOTOGRAPHY & DIGITAL ART – Courses

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Courses:
Darkroom Photography I & II

  • Students develop skills in using an SLR camera, processing film, and printing black-and-white photographs. The elements of art and design principles are studied and applied to photographic compositions. Contemporary photographic technology is demonstrated and used where available. Safe darkroom practices are learned, and opportunities to exhibit work are presented. Writing and thinking skills are reinforced through journaling.
  • 0.5 credit per semester
  • Fine Arts Credit
  • No repeats for credit

Advanced Studio Photography

  • Students create a portfolio of photographic work using various production techniques, including advanced camera and darkroom practices, and digital technology. Students continue studies in the history of photography and apply historical or stylistic qualities to their work. Composition and aesthetic criteria are stressed. Writing and thinking skills are reinforced through journaling. Students participate in critiques, and mat and display their work for exhibit.
  • Prerequisite: Photography 1 A/B
  • 0.5 credit per semester
  • Fine Arts Credit
  • Certificate of Merit (CM)
  • May be repeated 1 time

Digital Photography

Digital Art

  • Students use the computer as a tool to create portraits, illustrations, commercial/advertising art, and animations. Students discuss ethical and safety issues in the use of computers as an instructional tool. A variety of techniques, processes, and applications are studied. Guest speakers and experts in the field of digital art introduce and describe careers. Students work to develop criteria for judgment of digital artwork. A portfolio of digital art is produced.
  • Prerequisite: Foundations of Art A/B
  • 0.5 credit per semester
  • Fine Arts Credit
  • Certificate of Merit (CM)
  • No repeats for credit

 

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