Graphic Design at Morristown High School

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Courses

The Graphic Design Sequence at Morristown High School involves three levels of classes that can be completed by any student. The goal of these courses and the department is to build confidence, ability, and creativity in all students who spend time in our classes. Keep in mind that after a student completes Graphics 1, any course can be taken and all second level course can be taken with any other second or third level course.

Project Proposal

Graphic Design Studio Project Proposal

Please read over the form carefully. each form should be filled out for each version until you get an okay to begin the project. Some projects will need to be researched before you can design and you can begin that work before approval. Be careful not to get too far into the process before getting approval. Read More>>

Student Work, Blogs

Please use this to see some of your classmates’ work. Please take a look around and leave a note on the stuff you really like. We will use this section as a critique practice activity. If you have a good suggestion you can leave that too. Just be nice and respectful!

""Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose." - Charles Eames"

Recent Blog Posts

Here are some of the recent posts and projects we are working on.

Mar 18, 2014

Photo Project: 36 in 36 – a Photo a day

Project Description: Take 36 photos of the course of 36 days and display them in one image for eventual printing to a full sized poster. Goal: Using the skills you learned all year to create, frame, download, crop and develop an interesting presentation of your photography. You will take the photos, enhance and crop the photos and place the photos in a pre-described/specified PSD for printing. Final PSD Requirements: 24″x24″ @300dpi | No photos should be pixelated when printed | spacing between photos and margins can be 1/4″ or...

Jan 17, 2014

Photo Project: Macro Photography

Making an Object Exciting Using Macro Mode – Get Close! Research & Practice: Before you begin this photo project, complete the research blog post displaying Macro Photography Digital cameras and the outside of the Canon Canon SX-50o IS Practice macro shoot and downloading through Image Capture, create a contact sheet using Photoshop. Assignment Objectives: To discover exciting photographs rather than exciting subjects. To demonstrate proper camera handling and use of MACRO mode. To discover new ways of looking at something very familiar. To create a photograph that will draw the viewers attention. To...

Jan 15, 2014

Macro Photography Research (blog post)

Introduction: As this semester begins, the following activity will be our first real digital photography project as well one where we try to plan and research before we take our photos. Macro Photography is the subject. For this pre-project work, essentially, you need to investigate and explore some ideas, and ultimately find some inspiration, in preparation for the project. Timeline:  This research portion Macro Project needs to be completed before you begin shooting photographs for the exam. Process: For this initial Macro Photography blog post you will need to...

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Recent Work

Here are some great selections of student work.

May 6, 2014

Apr 21, 2014

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