Learning Recommendations: Appropriate for all students and serves as a base for all other art classes

General Description:  This class is designed as a fine art class, ideal for students who are planning to take one Art class. Students will develop their skills through learning about the Elements of Art and the Principles of Design using a number of techniques and materials.

Content:  In this class you will learn to draw and explore a variety of media such as pencil, charcoal, pastel, and paint.

Strategies:  Students will learn through a combination of:

  • Direct instruction.
  • Individual projects based on the elements and principles of art.
  • Daily one-on-one feedback. 
  • Research

Homework:  On average, students should plan on 0-3 hours of homework per week. Homework will typically consist of finishing larger projects and finding picture references/planning for projects.

Course Fee / Materials:  Yes, see Course/Club/Misc. Fee link