Digital Art Snapshot

We are halfway through the third quarter of this school year. I know that because I just updated my grade book. The 2017-2018 school year marks an increasing shift to a choice-based art program based on the artistic behaviors in the digital domain. My focus is on balancing the  introduction of  new skills and artistic concepts with encouraging the creation of original art.  Art, Design and New Media: The first priority and mutual goal is to establish that everyone is up speed on what it means to create, store and post digital media. File types and the lesson of not arbitrarily changing extensions is actually really important! So is what it means to be safe online and the discussion of “trolling” was very popular and referred to often 😉 I also learned about Fortnight…

An overview of Art, Design and New Media in a progression of images by one student –

Click on photos to see image captions – skills/concepts covered during each project. â€‹

You can see more works from Art, Design and New Media at our online gallery on Artsonia!Digital Photography/Advanced Compute Art is really a very exciting class due to the huge variety of interests. As in Art, Design and New Media (a suggested pre-req) for this class, I teach new skills and introduce new artistic concepts periodically. From there the students take off. Here’s a gallery of some of the images created this school year:

An overview of recent Digital Photography/Advanced Computer Art:

Click on photos to see image captions – skills/concepts covered during each project. â€‹

Credit for many of these ideas to an amazing supportive group of Art Educators in my virtual PLC (mostly on FB).  The digital geometric collage was from this tutorial.

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