Want to learn how to manipulate and changes images to make someone laugh, smile, cry or just communicate your thoughts and ideas? This program is designed so students learn to illustrate using graphic design software to create dynamic images from their own photographs.
grades 7 - 8
Students will be introduced to artistic terms and techniques to capture a story using imagery (viewpoint), to analyze and describe their thoughts and ideas visually. They will learn to make professional-grade image manipulations and adjustments to work with product images or design website layouts as they progress through our program. This includes: The Rule of Thirds, special effects, perspective rules, framing and editing. Other features built into this program inform students about careers in photography, animation, and game development. Adobe photoshop is an example of software we use to teach the various tools.