STEAM Studio: Graphic & Web Design with Adobe Illustrator

Grades: 4th – 6th

Grades: 7th – 12th

Course Description:

In this creative and technology-focused class, students will be introduced to digital graphical design using Adobe Illustrator, the industry-standard software used by professionals. Students will develop and apply their knowledge through individual exercises, as well as collaborative design projects. Focusing on visual problem-solving skills including the iterative design process and creative use of design elements and principles for visual communication, students will be introduced to typography, poster design, branding and more. The students will develop their creative vision and judgment to enable them to distinguish between strong and weak methods of presenting design ideas and how the process of design can be used to drive innovation. Students will also be introduced to web design with a focus on planning, design and development through hands-on projects.

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