Commercial Art


Instructors: Mr. Cagno, Ms. Stepenaski

Program Overview

This program introduces students to visual design, graphic design, and the interactive design industry. In a world where commercial art has never been more relevant, DCTS Commercial Art offers students a community in which to develop the conceptual foundation and skills needed for admission to a post-secondary institution to refine their skills. Students learn the fundamentals as they finish each project and work to build a professional portfolio. They are introduced to the Adobe Creative Cloud and explore media messages for print and digital.

Students explore graphic design, advertising, print design, illustration, digital photography, and video production. Students gain an exceptional amount of knowledge and understanding of creative software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Premiere Pro.