Pages Navigation Menu

Art Education

Advanced Graphic Imagery

Advanced Graphic Imagery

Building on skills learned in Computer Graphics, students will bring their traditional and digital knowledge to an advanced level and will continue to refine their skills in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign, as well as examine the foundations of Computer Generated Imagery CGI along with animation and gaming through programs such as Auto CAD, Maya and online, open source programming software. Students who are interested in a graphic related major should take this course. Each student will leave the course with a digital portfolio.

Low Poly Graphics

Posted by on Nov 10, 2017 in Computer Art Graphics, FattaCast™ | 0 comments

Low Poly Graphics

Low Poly is a style of design that translates an image into a polygon tessellation using tree sided polygons. The sharp angles and fractal appearance give the subject a vibrant and striking style. There are numerous methods for creating a Low Poly image in Photoshop and Illustrator. The method featured in the tutorial below uses the Polygonal Lasso tool to select triangular areas of raster image and Average Blur Filter. The tutorial featured here is a condensed version a video tutorial by Blue Lightning TV. Working with a symmetrical subject...

read more

Andy Warhol

Posted by on Oct 29, 2017 in Computer Art Graphics, FattaCast™, Graphic Arts & Design | 0 comments

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was born to a working class family in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the summer of 1928. His father was a construction worker and a coal miner. At the early age of 6 he was stricken with a neurological disorder which often left him confined to his bed. During this time Andy found comfort in comic books and celebrity magazines, images and themes that he would use later in his career as a painter. After graduating with an art degree from the Carnegie Melon Institute in 1949 Andy moved to NYC to begin a career as a commercial artist....

read more

Collage de Moda

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Computer Art Graphics, FattaCast™ | 0 comments

Collage de Moda

Los tableros del humor o los tableros de la inspiración son una manera para que el diseñador establezca un tema para su línea de modas, definiendo elementos del color, de la armonía del color, de la textura, y del patrón. Los diseñadores pueden inspirarse en una temporada, una cultura, un lugar o una variedad de cosas de su investigación. Estudie las muestras de la Junta de Humor a continuación y visite las páginas que están vinculadas también. Identificar el tema general del trabajo observando elementos de color, patrón, textura y armonía...

read more

Georgia O’Keeffe

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Studio | 0 comments

Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe was born and raised on a farm in Wisconsin in 1887. She longed to be an artist from an early age and her talents were well recognized by her classmates. After high school she attended the Art Institute of Chicago and a year later she went on to study at the Art Students League of New York. She worked briefly as a commercial artist in Chicago before moving to Texas to become an art teacher. In 1922, at the age of 35, she met a photographer and gallery owner named Joseph Steiglitz who admired her large flower drawings. The two...

read more

Collage

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Computer Art Graphics, Studio | 0 comments

Collage

Romare Bearden (1912-1988) was born in Charlotte, NC and moved to Harlem, NY when he was 3 years old. He studied art at the Art Students League in NYC. His art career started as political cartoonist for the Baltimore Afro-American. Bearden painted abstract pictures for a time but found more success when he began to combine his paintings with different collage techniques. He gained  recognition after a major art exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art, and in 1967 organized a major exhibit of 55 African American Artists. Romare Bearden, The...

read more

Fashion Mood Boards

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Computer Art Graphics, Fashion Design, FattaCast™ | 0 comments

Fashion Mood Boards

Mood boards or Inspiration boards are a way for the designer to establish a theme for their line of fashions, defining elements of color, color harmony, texture, and pattern. Designers can be inspired by a season, a culture, a place, or a a variety of things from their research. Study the Mood Board samples below and visit the pages they are linked too. Identify the overall theme of the work noticing elements of color, pattern, texture, and color harmony. Traducción Española   Mood Board Using Photoshop, create a mood board that you will...

read more

Silent Actresses

Posted by on Oct 8, 2017 in Computer Art Graphics, FattaCast™ | 0 comments

Silent Actresses

Hollywood movies offer a glimpse into the fashions and styles of the times. In the early days of Hollywood, movies were silent and featured actresses and actors who would mime and gesture their parts in order to create dialogue in the story, also, title cards had written dialog to show the audience what was being said. Use this link and this link to get familiar with some of the most well known names in early Hollywood. Search online for images that depict your star in various outfits and settings and save them to your drive. Use the...

read more

Chuck Close

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Computer Art Graphics, FattaCast™ | 0 comments

Chuck Close

Chuck Close creates large realistic portraits using small squares of color to show the features of the face. His techniques led him to a great deal of fame in the 1960s and by the 1970s, Close’s work was shown in the world’s finest galleries, and he was widely considered one of America’s best contemporary artists. He was born July 5, 1940, in Washington State. His parents where artistic and showed a lot of support for his creative interests. He still paints today. Close_Man_01 Close_Man_03 Close_Man_02 close_woman...

read more

Pixel People

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Animation, Computer Art Graphics, Featured Pages, Graphic Arts & Design | 0 comments

Pixel People

The early video games are sometimes refereed to as the 8 bit video game era, these include games such as Donkey Kong and Pac Man. In these games a pixal-ated character, known as a sprite, moves over a static, or sometime scrolling background. The Atari 2600 was released in 1977 becoming the first successful home video game console. It lent its success to the popular video game Pong and the home version of the hit arcade games, Space Invaders and Pac Man. Since then several consoles and generations of video games have come and gone, each one...

read more

Oscar De La Renta

Posted by on Sep 23, 2017 in Fashion Design, FattaCast™, Studio | 0 comments

Oscar De La Renta

Oscar de la Renta is a celebrated fashion designer who’s known for his luxuriously styled designs that suited socialites, Hollywood celebrities, international elites as well as US first ladies including Jackie Kennedy, Betty Ford, Nancy Reagan, Laura and Barbara Bush, Hillary Clinton, and Michelle Obama. Oscar was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in 1932 and traveled to Spain to study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid when he was 18 years old. He dreamed of becoming an abstract painter but fashion design quickly became his...

read more
Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE