In this course, students will improve their lifelong appreciation of art. Students will learn the basic
elements of art and how to use these elements in creating effective composition. Students will discover
how to draw from observation to expand their creative thinking skills. Using color theory, students will
create a better understanding of painting. Different styles and mediums will be taught in painting. An
exploration of basic studio sculpting, including additive and subtractive methods in a variety of media:
carving, modeling and assemblage. Styles of relief printing and textiles will be used in various mediums.
A supplies list will be handed out at Orientation. Students will bring their supplies to and from class each
week. Students will be required to keep a sketch pad (12 x 18) in which to complete their homework.
Different techniques will be taught each year
2 hours per week