Digital Design Basics will teach the elements and principles of Art and Design as an alternative to Art I. This class is for students who are interested in digital arts, as opposed to studio arts. This course is designed to meet requirements for both Art and Technology by promoting digital literacy on multiple levels for 21st Century learners. By taking this “tools class”, students will be better prepared to make the leap to Web Design, Digital Photography, Graphic Design, and Digital Media Production. Digital Design Basics provides students with the opportunity to further develop the skills learned in 630 Intermediate Technology Applications through the instruction and exploration of the following: photo-editing, graphic design, web design, 3D modeling, while focusing on the fundamental concepts of design. Technologies used will mainly include but are limited to: Adobe Creative Cloud.