There are so many different types of art in this world—fine art, classical art, visual art—but the impact of digital art and design is all around us, often in ways that you probably aren’t even aware of! After taking Digital Art and Design, you’ll enjoy a deeper understanding and appreciation for all things digital as you explore this special genre of art found in everything from advertising to animation to photography and beyond. In this course, you’ll learn about the evolution of art, the basic principles of art and design, and the role of art in politics and society. Additionally, you will actually create your own digital art and make it come alive. Give your creative side a boost with this Digital Art and Design course!

Course Details

Need to have access to word processing (i.e. Microsoft Word), presentation (i.e., Microsoft PowerPoint), graphic design (i.e., Adobe Illustrator) and audio editing (i.e., Audacity) software. Need a digital camera. Need device to record digital videos. Need device to record audio. Access to audio editing software and a way to upload photos and videos.
Need to be able to use word processing, presentation, graphic design and audio editing software. Able to take digital photos.
Course Outline
Unit 1: 21st Century Art
Unit 2: Say Cheese!
Unit 3: The Evolution of 2-Dimensional Art
Unit 4: Graphic Design
Unit 5: Magic in Motion: Animation
Unit 6: Sound and Music
Unit 7: How to Look at and Evaluate Art
Unit 8: Mixing Up Art