ERIC Number: ED350460
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Commercial Art. Project Report Phase I with Research Findings.
Brown, Ted; Sappe', Hoyt
This report provides results of Phase I of a project that researched the occupational area of commercial art, established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. These results are intended to guide development of a program designed to train commercial artists. Section 1 contains general information: purpose of Phase I; description of the occupation, including nature of work, working conditions, and related occupations; direction of the occupation, including employment, training and other qualifications, advancement, job outlook, and earnings; program development committee; areas of concern; and State Technical Committee developmental recommendations. Section 2 presents research findings: accreditation and certification; list of typical job titles; and appropriate trade resources and sources, including references and textbooks, curriculum materials, audiovisuals, trade and professional association journals, safety manuals, safety equipment, sources for competency-based testing materials, and sources of additional information. A preliminary occupational duty and task list is comprised of 16 duties: safety; basic drawings; basic design; lettering, typography; layout and design; mechanics; airbrushing; printmaking; illustration; interior decorating; photography; sign painting; portfolio; producing a comprehensive layout; producing composition; and preparing mechanicals. Other contents include a preliminary tools and equipment list and staff and facilities recommendations. (YLB)
Descriptors: Art Education, Artists, Cartoons, Commercial Art, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Equipment, Educational Research, Educational Resources, Graphic Arts, Illustrations, Instructional Materials, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Layout (Publications), Merchandising, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Program Design, Program Development, Secondary Education, Sign Painters, Statewide Planning, Task Analysis, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.