Digital Drawing and Painting

1 Semester


9, 10, 11, 12


Prerequisites Needed: None
Prerequisites For: None
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Do you have a passion for visual art or visual communication? Are you interested in careers in the design, production, display, and presentation fields of digital arts? This introductory design course teaches core skills using Inkscape, a free open-source program. As you create a detailed still life and other artworks throughout the course, you’ll learn the basic elements of visual art: line, shape, form, color, value, space, and texture. You will use what you learn to express yourself in original digital drawings and artwork.

Learning Targets

  1. T1 Drawing Assignments (Concept): Students will demonstrate and apply knowledge of Elements and principles of design in their digital art composition.
  2. T2 Drawing Assignments (Program Skills): Students will demonstrate their knowledge/skills in creating original 2D/3D digital art by using Inkscape.
  3. T3 Written Analysis:┬áStudents will identify, interpret and evaluate mood, concepts and themes–including symbolism, metaphors and social issues–in visual images