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Shutter Speed Photographs 2017

In Photography, Shutter Speed is the amount of time (in seconds or fractions of a second) the shutter on a camera opens up to allow the image sensor (or film in the olden days) to capture light and create an image. Students in digital photography learned how to use shutter speed to create a variety […]

AP STUDIO ART: Concentration Series Gallery

In AP Studio Art, a section of the portfolio requires students to create a series of artworks that address a single concept developed by each student. Here are the concentration series that the students created this year: https://apstudioarterhs.wordpress.com/

Teen Read Week 2017

Students in Digital Imaging were asked to design desktop backgrounds for the ERHS Library computers. Students created original designs that promote reading. See the top designs here.

The Memory Project – AP Studio Art

The Memory Project is a charitable nonprofit organization that invites art teachers and their students to create portraits for youth around the world who have faced substantial challenges, such as neglect, abuse, loss of parents, violence, and extreme poverty. Each student in AP Studio Art received a photograph of a child from Colombia and created a portrait […]

Teen Read Week Posters

For Teen Read Week, students in Mr. Diaz’ Digital Photography class were challenged with promoting reading with photography and design. Students chose a book and created a poster using themes and imagery from the story in combination with their own photography. See more photos here.

Triple Exposure Self Portraits

Students in digital photography used all their own photos to create a self portraits that combine multiple exposures. The objective was to create a portrait with personal significance within the images used in the composite, or to create dynamic spatial relationships with the various textures in the photograph.

Elements of Art Photos

Students in Digital Photography took photos of subjects that demonstrated the elements of art: color, line, shape, form, space, and texture. Students also attempted to show good composition while learning some basic camera functions. Color Brittany Corona Victor Medina

Teen Read Week Book Poster Contest

Student’s in Mr. Diaz’s Digital Photography class were given the task of creating a poster to encourage reading for Teen Read Week. The students were instructed to photograph a student reading a book while using a basic studio lighting setup. Each student then used Photoshop to bring the story to life around the photograph. view […]

Logo & Business Card Designs 2014

  <img class="ngg-singlepic ngg-none" alt="Elvia Hernandez" src="http://diaz-arts.com/wp-content/gallery/logo-business-card-designs-2014/elviahernandez achat vrai viagra.jpg” /> After learning about vector graphics, students were asked to design their own logos for a real or fake business. Students also designed business cards that featured the logos they created. View gallery

Teen Read Week Book Posters

For Teen Read Week, Mr. Diaz’ digital imaging students were asked to design posters for books but in the style of a movie poster. The main objective was to demonstrate visual hierarchy: a design concept that uses color, contrast, size or other visual tools so that viewers get a sense of visual importance when looking […]