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Digital Illustration and Design is a course that examines the use of a computer as a medium and as a tool for graphic designers and fine artists. Students will explore a variety of digital techniques and methods through completion of projects, discussions, and lectures. Students learn basic software skills, including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, while developing graphic design and illustration abilities in a digital environment. Photography, photo manipulation, and digital drawing will be explored. Students will learn the basics of layout design for print and electronic publications and the many places graphic design is found in the world around us.


Drawing and Painting is a Fine Art course that introduces students to the elements and principles of art through a variety of mediums and subject matter. The art room is a studio environment where students will learn how to apply various methods and techniques in drawing and painting. Students will also be able to develop their own creative style through hands on practice. At the end of this course, students will have developed a deeper understanding and appreciation for the Arts, Artists and Art Worlds. 



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Google Classroom

I will be using Google Classroom this year and will be posting all classwork assignments in Google Classroom. Google Classroom is a great tool that allows students to stay organized throughout the year on all projects and assignments. Students can use Google Drive to store ongoing and past projects, as well as work on assignments from home and have access to resources for class projects.

To access Google Classroom please log into your student email account. 

1. Click on the "Google Classroom" hyperlink in your Google Apps, after you have signed into your school email account. The Google apps are located on the top right hand side of your screen. 

2. Click the "+" in the top right corner.

3. Join the correct class period by finding your class and using the Google Classroom code for your period below.


Digital Illustration

Period 3:  aphwgs 


Drawing and Painting I

Period 4: pz0i80


Drawing and Painting II

Period 4: s9hnw1


Digital Illustration

Period 5: 7ig53i


Drawing and Painting I 

Period 6: kswjdlv


Drawing and Painting II

Period 6: yggmk5


Digital Illustration

Period 7: ynh2ffs

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