For our final project of the year, we will be focusing on creating digital art by way of portraiture that features our own personal heroes. By definition, a hero is a person who, in the opinion of others, has heroic qualities or has performed a heroic act and is regarded as a model or ideal. For your […]
For our next project, we shall explore urban art and to accomplish that feat, we are going to create our own urban art design for a newly built skatepark in Georgina! York Regional Police, in partnership with Home Depot and The Town of Georgina, will be hosting ‘Art the Park 2017’, at the LINK skateboard […]
There’s not a single program in the digital imaging world that is as powerful and widely adopted as Photoshop. As an industry staple, this software program has been used by professionals and students alike. To introduce our class to this wonderful program, we had to learn the basics of what digital imaging is as well […]
After watching “Banksy does New York,” our class was introduced to the work of enigmatic street artist only known as “Banksy”. In his well-documented “residency” in NYC (the birthplace of graffiti art), he spent 30 days creating site-specific art that took hold in the five boroughs of New York City. Inspired by this recent body […]
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An oft misused term these days, the term media has always been a loaded as far as meaning is concerned. Find out more about its definitions by clicking the PDF notes here. It is important that we understand the different and ever expanding definition of media in this day and age. Please note that you […]
Much like Napoleon Dynamite, we are indeed in the most exciting part of our year – exam time! For your review, you must first understand the components of the exam itself. Exam Date: Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 Mark Breakdown: Part A – Multiple Choice (20 Marks) Part B – Labelling (30 Marks) – Photoshop & […]
Time sure flies. Back in January 2011, the NOMAD website launched and took several iterations in form and functionality over the past 2 years. As the needs of my classes evolved, so has the site. In preparation for the upcoming school year, I took another step in adding a social media component to the site […]
In light of the delays at the start of 2014, I’m including a revised schedule (provided by the school) here and the latest exam schedule here. Here are the course deadline dates you need to know about: Gr. 11 Media Arts CPT Deadline – Monday, Jan. 27th In-Class Exam – Tuesday, Jan. 28th Gr. […]
For your next project, you will be required to create a vector illustration of your own personal hero. Please bear in mind that this is an incredibly personal project so please pick your heroes wisely. According to Reader’s Digest, a hero works beyond the scope of his or her job, possibly as a volunteer. A […]
Here’s your mark update that includes the self-portrait project.
Here’s the latest mark update for our class. This includes 2 Photoshop tutorials, 3 Forum Questions and the Digital Dreamscape. Please note that a placeholder mark of zero will be given if the Dreamscape has yet to be submitted. If this applies, please do so as soon as possible. The rubric for the Dreamscape project […]