M. Buchanan
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​​​​​​​​​​​​​Graphic Design

Ms M. BUCHANAN MFA / BFA Hons. / CAE / TVTE / PTS
Welcome! This site contains information related to the programs I instruct at K.E.C. To contact me, please call the school office at (204) 667-2960 (ext. 4731), or email me at mbuchanan@retsd.mb.ca.

GRAPHIC DESIGN GRADE 9 / GRAPHIC DESIGN GRADE 10 / GRAPHIC DESIGN 11 / AD ART GRADE 12 


GRAPHIC DESIGN GRADE 9 EXPLORATION OF GRAPHIC DESIGN .5 CREDIT
MAJOR AREAS OF FOCUS
typography / principles of graphic design / digital image creation + manipulation / introduction to motion / assembly / problem solving + ideation / applications of graphic design / portfolio

GRAPHIC DESIGN GRADE 10 
FUNDAMENTALS OF GRAPHIC DESIGN 1 CREDIT

MAJOR AREAS OF FOCUS
typography / principles of graphic design / digital image creation + manipulation / colour theory / intro. to time-based media and dynamic narrative / technical issues & considerations / assembly & finished file generation / problem solving + ideation / introduction to interactive designintroduction to packaging & alt. design / applications of graphic design / portfolio

GRAPHIC DESIGN GRADE 11  • 1 – 4 CREDITS
MAJOR AREAS OF FOCUS
typography / principles of graphic design / vocabulary & critique / digital image creation + manipulation / colour theory /time-based media and dynamic narrative / technical issues & considerations / assembly & finished file generation / problem solving + ideation / desktop publishing / packaging & alt. design / vector-based illustration / interactive design / applications of graphic design / portfolio

GRAPHIC DESIGN GRADE 12  • 1 – 4 CREDITS
MAJOR AREAS OF FOCUS
typography / principles of graphic design / vocabulary & critique / digital image creation + manipulation / colour theory / time-based media and dynamic narrative / technical issues & considerations / assembly & finished file generation / problem solving + ideation / desktop publishing / packaging & alt. design / vector-based illustration / interactive design / applications of graphic design / portfolio