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:: Curriculum Letter :: Resources for Parents & Students ::

Curriculum Letter is digitally signed and submitted to the student's
Schoology Account.

Last Revised: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 PST

Welcome students and parents to our Graphic Communications class.

This year-long elective course will be fun, challenging, and rewarding for students. To learn in a positive environment, basic rules and procedures are necessary. Please read, sign, and turn in on Schoology. Also, feel free to keep a copy of this document for yourself.

 

Class Summary
In this class students will learn about the application and uses of Graphic Communications. The foundation will be the application of design concepts, principles and techniques to various projects. They will be using computer programs to create, edit and produce their designs. Learning will occur by applying the design process (from concept to final) to such items as: advertisements, product branding, posters, book/magazine covers, and more.

What Students Will Learn
* History and influence in society of Graphic Design
* Design concepts, principles and techniques
* How to create and apply:
* Typography
* Layouts
* Logos, Symbols and Pictograms
* Packaging
* Identities and Brands
* Posters
* Advertising
* Book jackets & Magazine Covers
* A portfolio of work will be created that showcases work from each semester.

For the complete curriculum letter, please click on this link.

 

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