Essential Statement:

•Art Communicates.

Guiding Questions:

•How does art communicate?

•What tools and skills does the designer use to convey an idea(s)?

Syllabus.

Resources.

Text Books.

Convey a Concept:

Black Square Problem guidelines

1

UNITs

1, 2 + 3

Positive/Negative space Iconography

Everyday Icons

2

Symbolic Communication:

Road Sign Challenge- guidelines

3

Maps + Diagrams:

Walking Map

UNITs

4, 5 + 6

4

Textile Design:

Novelty Fabric Design  guidelines

5

Editorial Illustrations:

Cosmic '60s Art!

 

6

Layout and Poster Design:

Event Posters

 

UNITs

7, 8 + 9

7

8

Art and Design History:

Compare/Contrast essay

InfoGraphic

Identity & Branding

 

9

10

UNITs

10, 11 + 12

Motion Graphics:

Digital StoryTelling, Annimated banners;

Ideas in Motion...

 

Self Portraits:

Exploring the

personal in portraiture

guidelines

11

12

Magazine Layout:

Personal Portfolio

 

Text books:

Reference Books:

Favorite Links

Tutorials

Graphic Designs Solutions

by Robin Landa

Exploring Typography

by Tova Rabinowitz

Creative Photoshop

by Derek Lea

Digital Expressions

by Susan Tuttle

Thinking with Type

by Ellen Lupton

IllustratorWOW

by Sharon Steuer

Notan

by Dorr Bothwell

Visual Literacy

by Judith Wilde

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