Somerville Secondary College

Digital Art

Featured Learning AreaVisual Arts
Additional Learning AreasMedia Arts, English
Learning Capabilities DevelopedCritical/Creative Thinking

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Year 9 Digital Art Studies program will enable students to experiment with forms of digital media including photography and computer software. Students will explore issues, concepts, styles, aesthetics, different techniques, processes to make and present their digital artwork.

This elective concentrates on a practical component of digital art creation with a theoretical component of understanding the relationship between artists, artworks from different times and different cultures. Students learn how to use the computer program Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Students experiment with various filters, layers, techniques and processes throughout the course.