Media Arts Teacher
I'm excited to have you in my class!
This course will acquaint students with the aesthetic and technical concepts involved in the creation of video and audio media. Students will analyze, interpret, and create media products containing images, sound, music, and language in a variety of formats including print, web sites, and moving-image. This course is the foundation for students wishing to pursue a career path in film, web or graphic design.
Communicating with me will be part of this class and there are many ways to keep in touch with me. Please explore these options as they are crucial to your success in this class.
russell_batcher [@] charleston.k12.sc.us
First Block Code: h678aa
Fourth Block Code: rd48na
A few projects in Media Arts
We will learn the seven elements of art and the seven principles of art. Learning these concepts will set you on track for creating stellar artwork!
Learning how to take photos, design layouts and publish online. If you have an interest in magazines or publishing, you'll enjoy this unit!
Storytelling comes alive in this unit where we explore moving images. This portion covers shooting film, camera angels, animation and editing.
The Latin and French translation of art means to fit together.
Frequently Asked Questions
You will need pencil/pen, sketchbook and access to your email, Google Classroom and a thumb drive.
Do we have test or even an EOC in an art class?
Yes, every unit has a unit test and you have an end-of-course exam in media arts.
Is this a typical art class, and what's the difference between media arts and art one? Is it easy?
This class falls under the Wando visual arts department. The curriculum was designed under the SC state standards for media arts. The difference between media arts and art one is that art one is centered around traditional media (pencil, acrylic, watercolor), history and techniques. Media incorporates traditional theories, but allows you to explore visual art by creating and analyzing it through use of the Web, apps, blogs, magazine, TV, history and your daily life. This class is challenging. You are expected to perform and produce artwork.