Art Appreciation

Prerequisite: NoneGrade Level: 9-12Semesters: 1Credits: 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

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

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

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

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

Illustration

Prerequisite: None Grade Level: 9-12 Semesters: 1 Credits: 0.5 Students will continue their study of drawing, with emphasis on decorative, informative and commentary.

Advanced Drawing

Prerequisite: Drawing with a grade of “C” or better Grade Level: 9-12 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,

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

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

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