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Studio Art



Welcome To Studio Art!

GRADE LEVELS: 9 -12

COURSE #: 7000  

LENGTH: 40 WEEKS     

CREDIT: 1

PREREQUISITE: An interest in Art

 


COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES:

This year-long introductory level art course is devoted to introduce students to a variety of techniques, media and art history experiences. Basic 2 and 3-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 AND MATERIALS:

This course will be a creative experience using a variety of media such as pastels, pen and ink, charcoal, watercolors, felt tip pen, tempura and acrylic paints, and other assorted materials.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS AND EVALUATION PROCESS:

  • Students must provide their own sketchbooks at least 8.5 x 11 in size
  • 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 materials used
  • Each student should develop confidence and pride in the way they uniquely express themselves in the visual arts

HOMEWORK

Sketchbook assignments count for 30% of each quarterly average. Assignments will be provided at the beginning of each quarter and are due at the beginning of class every Thursday. Please communicate with me if there is a problem with fulfilling this requirement. (The sketchbook assignment sheet and rubric is provided as a PDF file under Studio Art.)

 

SKETCHBOOK ASSIGNMENT SHEETS

 

 


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