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Course Description



ART DEPARTMENT           COURSE # 0700                 LENGTH: 40 WEEKS

STUDIO ART                                                     CREDIT: 1

 

 

GRADE LEVEL: 9-12

 

PREREQUSITES: Interest in Art

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES:

This year long introductory level art course is devoted to introduce the student to a variety of techniques, media and art historical experiences. Basic two-dimensional elements and principles of design are explored as they relate to composition and placement.

Successful completion of this course fulfills the New York State, art or music requirement for graduation.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCESS & MATERIALS:

This course will be a creative experience using a variety of media such as: pastels, pen and ink, charcoal, water colors, felt tip pen, tempera paint, pencil and other assorted materials. 

Art historical movements and styles will be closely examined, corresponding with the elements and /or principles in addition to techniques being addressed in class.  Students will be encouraged to discuss processes of projects during class critiques.

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS & EVALUATION CRITERIA:

  • Students need to provide their own sketchbooks.
  • Sketchbook assignments are to be completed and handed in every week.
  • Artwork produced should demonstrate knowledge of design, elements and /or principles used and the characteristics of the art material used.
  • Each student should develop confidence and pride in the way they uniquely express themselves in the visual arts.
 


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