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Advanced Black & White Photography
Advanced Ceramics
Advanced Digital Media
Advertising Art
Art & Design
Art Appreciation
Black & White Photography
Ceramics
Color Photography
Digital Media
Drawing
Jewelry
Painting
Sculpture
Advanced Black & White Photography
Advanced Ceramics
Advanced Digital Media
Advanced Drawing
Advertising Art
Art & Design
Art Appreciation
Black & White Photography
Ceramics
Color Photography
Digital Media
Drawing
Illustration
Jewelry
Painting
Sculpture
Advanced Black & White Photography
Advanced Ceramics
Advanced Digital Media
Advanced Drawing
Advertising Art
Art & Design
Art Appreciation
Black & White Photography
Ceramics
Color Photography
Digital Media
Drawing
Illustration
Jewelry
Painting
Sculpture
Studio Art (AP)
Advanced Black & White Photography
Advanced Ceramics
Advanced Digital Media
Advanced Drawing
Advertising Art
Art & Design
Art Appreciation
Black & White Photography
Ceramics
Color Photography
Digital Media
Drawing
Illustration
Jewelry
Painting
Sculpture
Studio Art (AP)

CHSD 230 Graduation Requirements: 1 credit in any of the following areas: Applied Technology, World Languages, Music, Art, Business or Family Consumer Sciences. Check individual course description for credit value. Students may elect to repeat specific advanced courses in art with prior approval from their art instructor. The following courses may be repeated ONE time: Advertising Art, Advanced Black and White Photography, Color Photography, Advanced Ceramics, Advanced Computer Art, Advanced Drawing, Jewelry, and Painting.

Advanced Black & White Photography

Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in Black and White Photography.
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will continue to develop photographic skills using a hands-on process that combines advanced fine art photography with commercial photography techniques. Students will be assigned regular photographic projects that will require taking pictures outside the regular school day. As a photography student, you are allowed to provide your own 35mm SLR camera to enable you to complete the regular weekend photo shooting exercises that may be assigned. Students that are not able to provide a camera will be able to use the classroom loaners when they are available.

Advanced Ceramics

Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in Ceramics
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will build on skills learned in Ceramics I, with continued exposure in the areas of hand built pottery, wheel formed pottery, and the process of preparing clay to form artistic pieces as well as the drying and glazing of those pieces. Principles of three-dimensional design will be emphasized throughout the course. May be repeated once with permission of the instructor.

Advanced Digital Media

Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in Digital Media
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will build on skills learned in Digital Media, with continued exposure in the areas of digital imaging and design.  This course is offered to the serious student who is looking for opportunities to design advanced fine art and real life application for the school and/or community. Principles of two-dimensional design will be emphasized throughout the course.  May be repeated once with permission of the instructor.

Advanced Drawing

Prerequisite: Drawing with a grade of “C” or better
Grade Level: 10-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will continue to evaluate life drawings and refine skills acquired in Drawing I. The students will also experiment in various modes of drawing, begin to develop a personal style of image making and critically evaluate their work. This course is offered to the serious student who is ready to begin putting together a portfolio. May be repeated once with permission of the instructor.

Advertising Art

Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will learn to solve design problems that are relevant to advertising and marketing industries. The course will include projects that practice color theory and use the elementary and principles of design. Students will experiment with methods of combining image and text. Assignments are product orientated with an emphasis on learning how to demonstrate and satisfy consumer preferences for logo design, package design, product design. This course is a good choice for the student who is interested in graphic image creation and the design industries. May be repeated once with permission of the instructor.

Art & Design

Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will learn the language of the arts through the study and creation of two-dimensional and three-dimensional design and its relationship to the history of art and cultures.

Art Appreciation

Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Introductory survey and analysis of the visual arts – painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, printmaking, and crafts – to acquaint non-art majors with basic aesthetic concepts: media, technique and function; elements and form; genres; stylistic characteristic and expressive qualities; and socio-cultural influences.

Black & White Photography

Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

As a student in Beginning Black and White Photography you will learn how to operate the 35mm SLR camera, develop black and white film and make beautiful enlargements using our darkroom facilities. You will also learn an abundance of technical skills with hands-on approach that is coupled with instructional methods tailored to your individual learning style and creativity. Students will be assigned regular photographic projects that will require taking pictures outside the regular school day. As a photography student, you are allowed to provide your own 35mm SLR camera to enable you to complete the regular weekend photo shooting exercises that may be assigned. Students that are not able to provide a camera will be able to use classroom loaners when they are available.

Ceramics

Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will participate in creating hand built pottery, wheel formed pottery, and the process of preparing clay to form artistic pieces as well as the drying and glazing of those pieces. Principles of three-dimensional design will be emphasized throughout the course.

Color Photography

Prerequisite: Black & White Photo
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will learn the skills and knowledge necessary to produce color photographs, while developing an aesthetic and technical awareness of color photography and its application in modern civilization. This course may be repeated once with permission of the instructor.

Digital Media

Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will learn to use the computers and other digital approaches as tools for creating art. This class uses a variety of professional computer imaging software and hardware such as scanners and digital cameras to create and manipulate images on the computer.

 

Drawing

Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will learn techniques to transfer a thought, reproduction or real life setting onto a two-dimensional surface by the use of different types of drawing instruments. Students will build skills through observational drawing techniques. The language of the arts will be stressed through this course.

Illustration

Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 10-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will continue their study of drawing, with emphasis on decorative, informative and commentary.

Jewelry

Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will be introduced to the basics of jewelry with an emphasis on the elements of three-dimensional design. This course provides the basic knowledge necessary to design and create your own jewelry. May be repeated once with permission of the instructor.

Painting

Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will learn traditional techniques and explore a variety of creative and experimental approaches, including oils, acrylics and watercolors. Drawing, composition, color, design and surface effects will be emphasized as tools for emphasizing personal expression. May be repeated once with permission of the instructor.

Sculpture

Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will come into contact with a variety of concepts, techniques and materials using the elements and principles of art as a framework. Students will fashion ideas into finished three-dimensional works of art. Representations, abstract, primitive, futuristic and ritualistic models of expression are investigated. Casting, relief carving, assemblage, and sculpture in the round are among the many processes presented.

Studio Art (AP)

Prerequisite: Pass a minimum of three art courses with a “C” of higher and instructor approval. This course may be repeated once with instructor approval.
Grade Level: 11-12
Semesters: 2
Credits: 1

This year long course will provide the serious art student an opportunity to prepare the AP portfolio. Each of the three portfolio sections (breadth, concentration, and quality) will be explored in depth. Students will learn how to document their work for the college application process. Some students may need to take an additional course in their are of concentration along with this course.