This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
MANIFESTS UNDERSTANDING OF CONCEPTS ON THE USE OF SOFTWARE
Modern technology offers several opportunities in various fields including how we produce art. Through the advancement of technology, several designers and artists have developed their skills in using graphic design software to express their ideas.
This module was designed and written with you in mind. It is here to help you manifest an understanding of concepts on the use of graphic design software specifically on in creating digital arts since this is the type of artwork produced using graphic design software. Moreover, it is a legitimate art form separate from like painting, sculpture, architecture, and the likes.
At the end of this module, you are expected to:
1. Define what are menu, commands, and tools;
2. Manifest understanding of concepts on the use of software (commands, menu, and tool);
3. Know that command, menu, and tools are used in creating artwork.