2021 - 2022 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

ART2069A/ART2069B Digital Art 1A

0.5 credit per semester

This course explores digital hardware and software platforms that reflect contemporary practices and industry standards to prepare for college and career. Students use the computer as a tool to create rastor- and vector-based artworks. Students discuss ethical and safety issues in the use of digital media as a tool for visual communication. Creative problem-solving skills are developed as students discover how formal qualities and compositional devices are used to make aesthetic choices in digital artwork that communicates narrative. Writing, academic language, and critical thinking skills are developed through artist statements, critiques, and the close reading of digital artworks as text.

9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

Additional Course Information:

  • Fine Arts Credit

Digital Art 1A

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