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Graphic Design Fundamentals

41411-41412 Graphic Design Fundamentals Grades 10 11 12 1 credit
Prerequisite: Art Basics (see p. 27). This course provides a basic understanding of the graphic design process and is for the design-oriented student. Topics include analyzing the design elements and principles, exploring industry tools, software and equipment and learning composition techniques to develop a quality product. Color theory and graphic design will be emphasized. Fashion design, silkscreen, paper-cut techniques, fabric and textile projects will be included. The use of the computer as an art tool will be introduced. Students will purchase an art packet.