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Course Description



ART DEPARTMENT                  COURSE # 07      LENGTH: 20 WEEKS (Spring)

ADVANCED ART EXPLORATION                  CREDIT:  .5

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GRADE LEVEL:  11 – 12

 

 

PREREQUISITES:  Studio Art, Drawing and one credit in an advanced art elective with a final average of 85% or above and/or permission from instructor

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES:

This advanced art elective is intended for the highly motivated student who is able to assume responsibility, work independently to a degree and is interested in the serious study of art.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCESSES AND MATERIALS:

The focus of this elective is to expand on previous knowledge.  This course offers an opportunity for each student to choose an area of interest to explore in depth.  Projects are proposed by the student and reviewed with the instructor.  Individual contracts are developed as to the media the student wants to work with, the number of pieces of work that will be generated, due dates and the evaluation process.

 

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS AND EVALUATION CRITERIA:

Students need to provide their own sketchbooks and make or purchase a portfolio to store their finished pieces in.

Sketchbook assignments are to be completed and handed in every week.

Artwork should be rendered to the best of his/her ability and presented in a clean and professional format.

Students will experiment and develop a mastery of skills and techniques.

Pieces produced should demonstrate knowledge of design, use of color and the characteristics of the art media used.

Each student should develop confidence and pride in the way they uniquely express themselves in the visual arts.    

 

 

 


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