Advanced Graphic Design

GRADES: 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Graphic Design or teacher permission.
Length: One semester/one-half credit (may be repeated for credit)

Course Description

Students in this course develop and further their skills in graphic design, project-management, team-work and leadership. Students use Adobe’s Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) to create various independent, group and community projects. Projects may include: Magazine design, book design, poster design, logo design, event branding and portfolio design.

Course qualifies for Fine Arts and Career & Tech credit.

Course Resources

Required Material

  • OHHS Google Account
  • Sno-Isle Library Card
  • Folder to organize your work

Course Calendar

Course Overview

Projects

Introduction (same as Basic Graphic Design class)

  1. Goosefoot Art Show
  2. Logo for Wildcat TV
  3. Greeting Cards
  4. Poster for Tolo Dance
  5. Various Project – get them assigned by Mrs. Jansen
  6. Poster for CADA (same as Basic Graphic Design class)
  7. Science Posters (from Basic Graphic Design class)
  8. “Excuse Me?” (from Basic Graphic Design class)

Closure (same as Basic Graphic Design class)

Maybe:

  • Logo and T-Shirt Ideas for OHHS CTE Department
  • Branding for an Event –> Logo, Poster, Decoration and something else (ticket?)
  • Book Cover Design –> Create one for your favorite book
  • Ad Campaign Design –> Poster and Flyer and something else (for a product – the book?)
  • Calendar Design
  • Editorial Design –> Layout for an article in a magazine
  • Corporate Design –> Branding for a Company (Logo, BC, Letterhead, Website, Stamp, Pencil, Ad)
  • Type/Font Design
  • Illustration/Graphic/Infographic

If you get done with all projects early, come up with more project ideas to work on.

Use this Overview Sheet to keep track of your tasks.