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Fine Arts

BEGINNING DRAWING AND PAINTING – WHEEL
Course Code: 2806
Grade Level: 9
Semesters: 10 week wheel rotation
Prerequisite: None
 
The purpose of this class is to promote an interest in art and to encourage students to continue their education in the visual arts. Emphasis will be placed on cultivation of cultural awareness, exposure to art skills, development of self-confidence and inner discipline, nurturing of art appreciation throughout history, and the promotion of aesthetic sensitivity that is vital for a full and meaningful life.
 
 
 
 
BEGINNING DRAWING AND PAINTING I
Course Code: 2806
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 2
Prerequisite: None
 
 
The purpose of this class is to promote an interest in art and to encourage students to continue their education in the visual arts. Emphasis will be placed on cultivation of cultural awareness, exposure to art skills, development of self-confidence and inner discipline, nurturing of art appreciation throughout history, and the promotion of aesthetic sensitivity that is vital for a full and meaningful life.
 
 
 
 
ADVANCED DRAWING AND PAINTING
Course Code: 2806
Grade Level: 10-12
Semesters: 2
Prerequisite: One year of Visual Arts
 
 
This is an upper level course offered for serious art students who would like to pursue greater artistic challenges through the practice of art making, problem solving, and compositional organization. Conceptual challenges are combined with exploration of varied media through traditional and experimental drawing and painting projects. Instructional review of drawing and painting techniques and design principles will be covered. Students will work with still life, figure, and the conceptual with emphasis on the development of individual techniques and continuity of style. Students will develop their creative and aesthetic sensibilities.
 
 
 
 
PORTFOLIO
Course Code: 2898
Grade Level: 11 and 12
Semesters: 1 or 2
Prerequisite: Minimum of two years of Visual Arts
 
 
This is an upper level course offered for serious art students who would like to pursue greater artistic challenges through the practice of making art, problem-solving, and compositional organization. Conceptual challenges are combined with exploration of varied media through traditional and experimental drawing and painting projects. Instructional review of drawing and painting techniques and design principles will be covered. Students will work with still life, figure, and the conceptual with emphasis on the development of individual techniques and continuity of style. Students will develop their creative and aesthetic sensibilities.