Studio Art is a prerequisite for all other art courses.
Elements of art and principles of design will be introduced
in this course. Students will explore and apply fundamental
design concepts using a variety of materials including graphite pencils,
marker, colored pencils, oil pastels, tempera paint, watercolor paint, collage, scratch board and paper mache. Students will combine, evaluate and apply new knowledge and life experiences to create original works that demonstrates newly acquired skills, information and insights. This course contains brief elements of art history as it applies to the curriculum. Students will be introduced to creative thinking and critical problem solving skills.