Check out a preview of this curriculum here: Graphic Design Curriculum Preview
This introduction to design, graphic design, digital art, or media tech curriculum is designed for middle or high school art students and includes every single thing you need for every single day of class for an entire semester. This art and design curriculum focuses on introducing students to a variety of design-based careers and projects through using free programs available online including Pixlr, Inkscape, Gravit, Canva, and Adobe Creative Cloud Express.
Rather than worrying about planning and prepping, focus on helping your students and guiding them in their designs. You won’t have to plan a single day with this curriculum.
In this design curriculum, students learn Adobe Creative Cloud Express, Pixlr, Inkscape, Gravit, Canva, and Microsoft PowerPoint. These programs can be used for teaching on a standard desktop, laptop, Chromebook, or iPad. Students deep dive into industrial design, graphic design, fashion design, cover design, and learn about interior design, landscape architecture, game design, furniture design, urban design, and magazine layout.
This curriculum includes:
- Semester timeline overview
- Syllabus and get to know you handouts
- Elements of design worksheets
- Principles of design worksheets
- Design board layout tips
- Composition tips
- Design exhibit information
- 10 projects completed by the end of the semester
- Sketchbook assignment
- Adobe Creative Cloud introduction
- Water bottle project (and a Gravit program version)
- Shoe design (and a Gravit program version)
- Album or book cover project
- Company rebrand
- Personal brand
- Career research
- Final choice project
Interested in teaching your students the Adobe Suite? Get this same curriculum but with instructions geared towards learning Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign here.
This class can be taught using printables or it can be taught 100% digitally and paper-free. All in all, there are almost 700 pages of pure art and design project gold in this bundle.
Interested in other art curriculums? Check out more below:
- Introduction to Art
- Painting II
- Advanced 2D Art
- AP Art
- Introduction to Ceramics and Sculpture
- Introduction to Photography
- Photo II
- Yearbook curriculum
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