Welcome to Digital Media
Parents and Students,
I am Mr. Edwards your art teacher here at Maple River. In this class we will be covering topics of photography, digital editing, and graphic design. We will start with photography and talk about the history and development of cameras into what they have become. You will need any kind of photo taking device (this can be a phone or a camera). We will be taking pictures and going over composition layouts, angles, lighting, and many other things that create an amazing photograph.
Once we have some photos ready we will move onto digital editing. Here we will learn how to fix, merge, edit, and completely change a photos message. We will be doing this through the use of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. You will get access to these programs so you are able to complete them at home or at the school.
After we have learned how to edit images we are going to move into graphic design. We will be creating a sign/banner as a beginning project and then move into creating a page in a magazine. This is through Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. The final project will consist of creating an "impossible" product, then creating the billboard advertisement, a magazine ad, and a logo to go with your product.
I look forward to seeing you all soon.