Students will learn and explore Adobe Photoshop as a digital imaging and digital paint tool. Students will create artwork using the current technology within raster or pixel graphics using digital cameras, scanners, Macintosh Computers, and Wacom Tablets. They will use Adobe Photoshop to create composite images, paint digitally, and design layouts. The students will explore color theory, composition, conceptual art, and typography. 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. They will create commercial and fine art while building the foundations of the principles and elements of art and design.
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