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Digital Art & Design

Congratulations to Zoe Adams
for her photo acceptance into the KMA 2020 Student Art Exhibition
The fine art display was virtual this year due to COVID restrictions
instead a video was shared featuring all the accepted work plus the winners

zoe adams



SUPPLY LIST for All Digital Art Classes

(click on the items below to see a Amazon sample of each product)

Supplies everyone must have when school starts

Items that are recommended but not required

What order should you follow when signing up for Digital Art & Design classes?

Students must take design classes in this order.

  • Digital Art & Design 1: This class focuses on the basics of graphic design with a focus on the business of web design. DAD 1 counts as a Visual Art 1 credit for your graduation requirements.

  • Digital Art & Design 2: Prerequisite for this class is DAD 1. This class focuses on Video Production in the fall & Digital Photography in the spring.

  • Digital Art & Design 3: Prerequisite for this class is DAD 1 & 2. This is the 3rd class in the course and can be taken 2 times. Students will earn their certification as an Adobe Certified Associates in Visual Communications with Adobe Photoshop. Students will finish the class with self-guided projects based on a topic of interest to the student. Choices include Illustration, Video Production, Photography or Animation for Web Design.

  • Digital Art & Design Practicum: If you have taken DAD 1, 2 & 3 and want to return for more study in digital design you are eligible to sign up for this class. This is a Work Based Learning class. Ask Ms. Peterson to learn more. You will be working either at a real job related to design or on a special assignment related to digital design. 
Resources for Design Projects
YouTube Videos by Digital Design Students

Click Here to visit our Print shop website and order student merchandise.

Print shop

Check-in over the summer for updates and new video postings from Season 1
We will be back in July on Graduation Day and Season 2 will start in Mid-August with a new crew!
live stream


Class Registration Rules:

1.) Students are not allowed to take two Digital Design classes during the same semester

2.) Students must take design classes in the correct order. Digital Art & Design 1 is taken first. Photography and Video Production are 2nd and Digital Art & Design 3 is last. You can repeat DAD 3 if you are a concentrator in this subject.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Graphic Communication Endorsement (711)

  • K-12 Visual Art (243)

  • Certified Digital Designer

  • Certified Kuder Specialist

  • Adobe Test Proctor