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    Dena Wilson
     
    Graphic Design & Illustration Instructor
     
      
    Key Focus:   To build a solid foundation of artistic skills using computers while building a solid foundation of each students' value and worth!
       
    Education:  University of North Texas - T & I Teacher certification  
       University of Oklahoma - Masters in Human Relations
     Tarleton State University - Bachelors in Business Admin
       Vernon College - Associates in DP (Computer Info)
      
     Certifications: Adobe Certified Expert - Adobe Illustrator
      Adobe Certified Associate - Adobe Photoshop
      Adobe Certified Associate - Adobe Illustrator
      
     Other: Coauthored instructional book/videos-Illustrator CC
      NCTC Adjunct Professor
      Adobe Education Leader Alumni
      Suicide Crisis Hotline Trainer/Listener
     
    Background:   I have been teaching since 2003, I was previously in public relations and did the graphic design and communication pieces. I also teach at the community college level. I coauthored a book creating companion video instruction. I am passionate about teaching graphic design AND passionate about teaching students! 
      
      
     
    Graphic Design & Illustration (first year)

    This course develops students skills and knowledge in graphic design and illustration

    which  is a creative study of the art of visual communications and advertising through
    creativity,  illustration, design, analysis, approach and technical skills. 
     
    Advanced Graphic Design & Illustration (second year) 
     

    Adv GD&I  further develops skills and knowledge for  creating graphics and illustrations

    using professionals standards of software (Adobe Creative Cloud) . Comprehensive
    portfolios for college and/or employment will be developed – electronic and print. There
    is a  focus on real world projects and employability . 
     
    Certifications
     The industry standard Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certifications available for both Adobe
     Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.  
     
     
      
     Important Information 
     Syllabus for Graphic Design & Illustration         First Day of School Information      
    GD&I Syllabus Things You Need to Know 
      
     Appropriate Dress Code for ATC GD&I Safety Rules & Guidelines 
     Dress Code  GD&I Safety 
      
    Denton ISD School Calendar  A Day and B Day Student Calendar 
    (English and Spanish)  
    2016-17 DISD Calendar2016-17 AB Student Calendar  
      

    GD&I - 1st Year

    ADV GD&I 
    Parent Info Card  Parent Info Card 
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Last Modified on August 16, 2016