Students will improve their artistic skills and grow in their appreciation of art. Students will learn basic drawing skills including Blocking In, Proportioning, Aligning, Values and Light Effects, Linear Perspective and Atmospheric Perspective. Students will learn basic painting skills with Watercolors including Color Theory, Depth through Color Use, Techniques, Textures, Design and Composition. Study will include the Purpose of Art, Art History, Careers in Art and Influential Artists. Students will be required to keep a sketch pad in which to complete their homework and will be graded on the completion of their homework, the completion of projects, and reports pertaining to art with periodic tests.