* Prerequisite: Studio Art or approval by instructor Painting & Drawing is an intermediate level course intended to give students a variety of art experiences. This course will also give students the opportunity to develop personal expression and creativity. Emphasis is placed on building artistic skills and knowledge of the art elements and principles of design. Students will work toward improving their use of a variety of media that may include graphite, colored pencils, marker, scratch board, pen and ink, watercolor pencils, charcoal, mix media, watercolor, pastels and acrylics. Throughout this class, students will be introduced to professional practices such as, collaboration, deadlines, and presentations. Students will build on their creative thinking and critical problem solving skills.
Skills and Assessment: Students will be able to…
• Apply the principles of design and art elements to create original works. • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of a variety of media. • Justify their creative decisions both verbally as well as written. • Demonstrate a basic level composition in their work. • Identify, compare and contrast multiple styles and genres of art.
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