Media Arts

  • Media Arts  (Digital Art & Motion Design)

    Grade: 9-­12      

    Prerequisite: None     

    This one-­year course introduces students digital based art and design. The students will explore a wide variety of media arts which includes, photography, graphic design, basic animation, and motion design. This course will reflect new exciting opportunities in the Media industry. Students will learn foundational skills in visual language, design software (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects), and explore creative careers. Students will develop creative expression, solve visual problems, explore software, DSLR cameras, and  develop digital imaging techniques. Students will develop a digital portfolio that reflects new industry standards.

    This course meets the UC/CSU “F” VAPA requirement.

    This course meets the CTE or VAPA district graduation requirement.

     

    Media Arts Advanced  (Digital Art & Motion Design)

    Grade: 9-­12       

    Prerequisite: Media Arts 1-2     

    In this course students will work in a team setting to help with the production of our school broadcasts as a motion design and special effects team member. They will collaborate students with video expertise to create more complex pieces. Advanced Media art students will also create an Independent Project that will be the centerpiece of their ongoing portfolio.

    This course meets the UC/CSU “F” VAPA requirement.

    This course meets the CTE or VAPA district graduation requirement.