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Visual Design: Foundations of Design and Print Production is a project-based curriculum that develops career and communication skills in graphic design, illustration and print and digital media production, using Adobe tools. Visual Design develops four key skill areas: Project management and collaboration Design Research and communication Professional digital photography, illustration, and page layout using Adobe tools Students develop these key skills in a spiral—each project adds more challenging skills to foundation proficiencies. Students experience subject areas and skills across careers in graphic design, illustration, photography, and print and digital media production. Adobe collaborated with a community of educators across the US and UK to develop the appropriate dep ...
This project was designed as a collaboration between me and my school drama teacher. Inspired by artist JR’s global art project, our students created these large-scale photos to speak back to community stereotypes. Students worked in groups to discuss issues of identity and representation, then developed mission statements for the project to frame the photo installation. Each student posed for a photo expressing one of the mission statements. Students used Adobe Photoshop to edit and resize their images, type their mission statements, then assemble the layout of their photos for the installation. After printing the posters, students wheat-pasted the photos onto walls throughout the school. The goal was for students to discover and celebrate who they are as a school community while ...
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