Computer Graphics is a dynamic and hands-on course designed to introduce high school students to the exciting world of digital design and visual communication.
In this Career and Technical Education (CTE) program, students will explore fundamental principles and practical skills in computer graphics using Adobe products and readily available devices like cell phones.
Through a series of engaging lessons, activities, and projects, students will develop proficiency in graphic design, digital imaging, vector illustration, 2D animation, and motion graphics.
Lesson 1: What is Computer Graphics?
Lesson 2: Graphic Design Fundamentals
Lesson 3: Color Theory
YOUTUBE & HANDS ON DEMO: Overview of Photoshop tools and workspace.
In-class demonstrations and hands-on practice with Adobe products.
YOUTUBE & HANDS ON DEMO: Basic image editing techniques.
Activity: Create a Surrealistic Image Composition using the Project Deliverables given:
Surrealism Project Info
Lesson 5: Fundamentals of Photoshop
Lesson 6: Photo Manipulation
Lesson 7: Digital Photography
Lesson 8: Adobe Illustrator Basics
Lesson 9: Advanced Illustrator Techniques
Lesson 10: Introduction to Adobe Animate (formerly Flash)
Lesson 11: Intermediate Motion Graphics
Lesson 12: Final Project