MOUNT SAINT JOSEPH'S; 9th - 12th Grade

Baltimore, MD

Advanced Digital

Graphic Design


Advanced Digital; Patterning
Teacher Examples

Mentor Name: ​Ryan Foti

Big Idea: ​Digital Patterning and Branding
Enduring Understandings:

-  Artists use elements and principles of design to organize visual information

-  Visual imagery can be used to represent the self

-  Reflection enables one to appreciate art

National Core Arts Standards

-  VA:Cr1.1.Ia: ​Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.

-  VA:Cr1.2.Ia: ​Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.

-  VA:Cr1.2.IIa: ​Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.

-  VA:Cr3.1.IIa: ​Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, reengage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.

-  VA:Cn.10.1.Ia: ​Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas

Essential Questions:

-  How can you brand yourself?

-  How do you want to represent yourself?

-  What qualities exemplify you?

-  How do you represent those qualities visually?

-  What meanings can you derive from somebody’s brand?

-  What does it say about them and what they consider important?

Elegant Problem Statement:​

Students will create digital pattern using design software that represents a visual design of their personalities and interests.

Evaluation Criteria: 

Student will design patterns based on images that are taken from their inspiration moodboards and visual research to create a personal brand. They will then use these designs on mock-up models of digital and print media and a present their overall pattern with a mission statement and process documentation.

Scaffolds & Differentiation:

​Secondary demos, live instruction, one-on-one if necessary. CFU’s that include clarification or repetition of instruction. Availability of links on student portal

Student Work
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Graphic Design
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