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 ART ONE

ART ONE IS A FOUNDATION CLASS THAT TEACHES STUDENTS

ON HOW TO USE  A VISUAL LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD IN WHICH WE LIVE.

PROBLEM SOLVING AND BUILDING AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE CREATIVE

 PROCESS THRU A WIDE RANGE OF MEDIA AND TECHNIQUES.THIS CLASS

OFFERS EACH STUDENT AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLORE HOW TO EXPRESS

THEMSELVES ON A CREATIVE LEVEL WHILE LEARNING THE BASIC FOUND-

ATIONS IN ART.THIS CLASS IS A PREREQUISTE FOR  ALL OTHER ART CLASSES.

 

 PAINTING

THIS COURSE PROVIDES A FOUNDATION IN THE PRACTICES AND MATERIALS

ASSOCIATED WITH PAINTING IN OILS AND WATER BASED MEDIUMS.WORKING

PRIMARILY FROM DIRECT OBSERVATION STUDENTS DEVELOP AN UNDERSTANDING

OF FORMAL CONCERNS  AS WELL  AS PAINT MANIPULATION TO PRODUCE STRONG

REPRESENTATIONAL PAINTINGS. PREREQUISITE  ART ONE / DRAWING HELPFUL

 

DRAWING

STUDENTS LEARN BASIC SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR DRAWING FROM DIRECT

OBSERVATION USING SUBJECTS SUCH  AS  STILL LIFE,  LANDSCAPE AND NATURE.

THE DEPICTION OF FORM , LIGHT AND SPATIAL DEPTH IS EMPHASIZED ALONG WITH

ACCURATE PROPORTION AND SCALE. BUILDING BLOCK TOOLS SUCH AS THUMB-

NAIL SKETCHES, SKECTHBOOKS, AND DIGITAL RESOURCES ARE USED TO DEVELOP

IDEAS. ANALYSIS OF DRAWINGS ,CRITIQUES AND PERSONAL DISCUSSIONS HELP

ENRICH THE STUDENTS UNDERSTANDING IN THE ARTS.

 

ADV. DRAWING

THIS COURSE REINFORCES  AND FURTHER DEVELOPS THE SKILL LEVEL OF DIRECT

OBSERVATION ESTABLISHED IN DRAWING CLASS. FORM AND SPACE , RESEARCH

AND EXPERIMENTATION  ARE UTILIZED  TO REFINE THE HANDLING OF BLACK AND

WHITE MEDIA , EXPAND DRAWING SKILLS TO INCLUDE THE USE OF COLOR MEDIA

AND DEVELOP DRAWINGS THAT INTEGRATE CONTENT, CONCEPT, AND COMPOSITION.

 

ADV. PAINTING

 USING  A STRUCTURE THAT ALTERNATES STUDIO SESSIONS WITH LESSONS ABOUT

 PRACTICAL ISSUES OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION , REFLECTION, AND EXPRESSION.

STUDENTS ARE GUIDED  IN  A THEMATIC  SERIES  THAT DEVELOPS  AN IDEA  INSIDE  A

 STRUCTURE OF LEARNING PAINTING METHODS AND PERSONAL CONCEPTS.