Media Arts and Photography

VISUAL ARTS: ARTS YEAR 4-MEDIA ARTS

(MADMA09-IB)

This course is an introductory course to Media Arts and open to any grade 9 students. Many of Modern-Day Media Arts works are computer based, and this course is intended for you to feel comfortable about making connections between Media Arts and computer technology by creating and exploring a variety of Media Arts works. There are several units in each term in which you will work with Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. As many of the Media Arts works are photography-based, you will also learn basic Photography.

Optional fee for enrichment materials-$40.

VISUAL ARTS: MEDIA ARTS 11

(MVAMT11 ~ 4 CREDITS FINE ARTS)

This is an introductory course to Media Arts and open to any students with no experience in Media Arts. It is also open to students who have taken Media Arts 9 (you will be dealing with more artistic themes and subjects using new techniques and effects). You will work on various design principles and techniques using Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. As many of the Media Arts works are photography-based, you will also explore basic Photography.

Optional fee for enrichment materials-$40.

Recommended Preliminary Course= Visual Arts: Media Arts 9

VISUALS ARTS: MEDIA ARTS 12

(MVAMT12 ~ 4 CREDITS FINE ARTS)

This is a second-year Media Arts course and open to any students with Media Arts 11 credit. You will continue to cultivate various design principles and techniques. There are several units in each term in which you work with different with more refined and complex Media Arts effects using Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. As many of the Media Arts works are photography-based, you will also continue to explore Photography, and you will be encouraged to seek opportunities to take photos outside the class to enhance your art work.

Optional fee for enrichment materials-$40.

Recommended Preliminary Course= Visual Arts: Media Arts 11

VISUAL ARTS: MEDIA ARTS: PHOTOGRAPHY 11

(MVAPH11 ~ 4 CREDITS FINE ARTS)

This is an introductory course to Photography and open to any students with no experience in Art or Photography. You will need a digital camera that you can use to take photographs. Any digital cameras would be sufficient. There are several units in each term in which you will work with different photographic settings, themes, and subjects.

Optional fee for enrichment materials-$40.

Recommended Preliminary Course = Art Foundations 9 or Visual Arts: Media Arts 9

VISUAL ARTS: MEDIA ARTS: PHOTOGRAPHY 12

(MVAPH12 ~ 4 CREDITS FINE ARTS)  

This is a second-year Photography course and open to any students with Photography 11 credit. You will need a digital camera with “manual controls” that you can use to take photographs. Any digital cameras with “manual controls” would be sufficient. There are several units in each term in which you will work with more complex and refined photographic settings, themes, and subjects.

Optional fee for enrichment materials-$40.

Recommended Preliminary Course= Visual Arts: Media Art (Photography 11)  – Since many of the assignments use skills and knowledge in Photography 11, it is strongly recommended to take Photography 11 prior to Photography 12 to ensure success.

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