Commercial Art & Design

PDE Approved Program of Study - CIP Code 50.0402


Commercial Art & Design is an instructional program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via illustrations and other forms of printed media.  This program includes instruction in audiences via illustrations and other forms of printed media.  This program includes instruction in concept design, layout, paste-up and techniques such as engraving, etching, silkscreen, lithography, offset, drawing and cartooning, painting, collage and computer graphics.

Training in Commercial Art includes an awareness of careers available to the student derived from the Units of Instruction listed below.  Students are first taught basic skills and development of vocabulary and techniques.  As students enter their senior year, they define these skills and may choose to specialize in one area of study while still receiving instruction in other areas.

This class is geared for the advertising artist, one who enjoys art and would possibly consider art as a career.

Career Possibilities:

Designers

Fashion Designer

Floral Designer

Graphic Designer

Interior Designer

Signage

Silkscreen Artist

Medical Scientific Illustrator

Painting Restorer

Illustrators

Cartoonist

Sketch Artists

Sculptors

Printmakers

Art Directors

Fine Artist

 

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in its activities, programs or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX and Section 504.

 

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