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Canvas2021: M/J Digital Art & Design 1 - Mizzell - Segment 1 is a Course

Canvas2021: M/J Digital Art & Design 1 - Mizzell - Segment 1



Full course description

Segment 1 of a two segment course.  In Canvas only take one segment at a time.

The world is filled with so many different forms of art – including digital art. In this course, you’ll explore this special genre of art found in everything from advertising to animation to photography and beyond. Additionally, you’ll tap into your creative side to create digital art and make it come alive!


Units at a Glance

Unit 1: 21st Century Art

What do you think of when you hear the words digital art? Did you think about the last photo you took? It was probably taken with a digital camera, or even your phone. How did you share the picture with your friends and family? Do you ever make changes to pictures you see or take, whether by hand or on the computer? Sometimes adding funny pictures, words, or drawings to your sibling’s or friend’s face is the best part! All of these are part of the growing field of digital art and design. Discover what it means to be a digital artist or designer — who knows, it could be your dream job!

What will you learn in this unit?

  • Define digital art and design.
  • Distinguish between digital art and design and other art forms.
  • Identify the traits of digital artists.
  • Explore careers in digital art and design.

Unit 2: Say Cheese!

Unit 3: The Evolution of 2-Dimensional Art

Unit 4: Graphic Design

Unit 5: Magic in Motion: Animation

Unit 6: Sound and Music

Unit 7: How to Look at and Evaluate Art

Unit 8: Mixing Up Art

Required Materials


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