Art 1

Course ID: 101013

Open to Grade: 9-12
 UC a-g: F

Prerequisite: None

Supplies: A sketchbook about 8 x 10 inches, 100 pages, a paper portfolio that is 18 x 24 inches in size. Student may be charged a $25.00 fabrication cost for any consumable item(s). These items or projects are taken home and kept by the student.
In this introductory course, students express their creativity and develop their artistic perception while exploring the elements of art. Students will develop their technical skills and vocabulary as they work with a variety of art tools and materials and cover foundational skills in drawing, painting, and printmaking. They will exhibit work and participate in group critiques as they develop a working portfolio and a sketchbook. Through reading, writing and oral assignments, students will make aesthetic evaluations of works of art from a variety of cultures and reflect on their own artistic development.