The first unit in Comm Tech 10-4. In this unit, you will identify the elements and principles of design by completing a number of assignments and projects. This unit will also introduce you to Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, two of the primary tools you will use throughout this class.

Students are introduced to the basics of computer graphics (vector and raster), and graphic computer programs.  This is an important pre-requisite for all other graphic design courses in the program.

Prerequisite:Unit 1: Visual Composition

In this unit, you will be introduced to using a DSLR camera and be able to learn techniques for taking good photographs. Your final project will involve filming and editing a short movie.

In the final Unit of Comm Tech 10-4, you will investigate some careers that use the skills you've learned this semester in class in addition to making an apron and learning the fundamentals of screen printing and vinyl transfer printing.