This class provides students the opportunity to study and explore digital illustration. Students will learn how to build a digital illustration using Adobe Illustrator and Flash Animation. Students will work on self-directed and commercial art projects. They will learn skills to research and prepare for a large creative project. Students will draw using pressure-sensitive pen tablets. They will have the opportunity to create character, landscape, architectural, and abstract art design while building a foundation in the principles and elements of art and design.
Students will develop a portfolio that demonstrates technical, design and conceptual skills. They will develop their artistic eye using various design techniques like the Rule of Thirds and the Fibonacci Series.
Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 435 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $7 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center. Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance of New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. 100 Academy Drive, Mercersburg, PA 17236 GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-6173