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Art

 

Introduction to Art

The 2D unit teaches drawing, art elements and principles, color theory and painting. The 3D unit teaches pottery, sculpture and printmaking. Other forms of art will be explored using a variety of media and techniques. Students must earn a “C” or above to continue on to other art classes.

Drawing I 

This course will teach basic drawing skills using a variety of media, techniques, and processes.

Drawing II 

This course builds on drawing skills with greater emphasis on handling materials, exploration of technique, organization of composition and further development of artistic awareness.

Drawing III 
This course will refine drawing skills with more emphasis on handling materials, exploration of technique, and compositional theories. Students will develop a personal style and begin to create a portfolio.

Painting I 
This course will teach basic painting skills using a variety of media, techniques, and processes.

Painting II 

This course builds on painting skills with greater emphasis on handling materials, exploration of technique, organization of composition and further development of artistic awareness.

Ceramics I 

This course is an Introduction to wheel thrown and handbuilt processes in clay.

Sculpture I 

This course will look at a variety of sculptural materials and processes to create 3-dimensional works of art.

Sculpture II

This course will build on knowledge of 3-dimensional sculpture processes and materials.  Students will express their artistic style through a wide range of thought provoking projects. 

Art Thesis

The Art Thesis course is designed for the highly motivated senior art student who desires an opportunity to explore at an accelerated pace, a variety of media while expressing their artistic voice. There is an emphasis on art history and preparation for studying art at the postsecondary level. Students are required to develop a complete portfolio.

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