Skyline 3

Fees: $20 for supplies. If there is a concern about the cost, please see the ASB bookkeeper or your counselor.

Learning Recommendations: Student should have an interest in commercial illustration, character development, and advertising/communication arts.

General Description: This is a one semester beginning course in graphics. Students are introduced to art skills used in this field. Principles of design, illustration, lettering, basic printmaking, and a variety of technical drawing skills will be taught and applied.


  • Principles of design, illustration and printmaking
  • Technical drawing and printing skills (digital and traditional)


Students learn through a combination of:

  • Hands-on projects using various media
  • Direct instruction
  • Skill development
  • Study of the human form and anatomy

Equipment to be provided by Student: None

Note: This course counts as a Fine Art credit for graduation, but it may not meet the four-year college admissions requirement for Fine/Visual/Performing Arts.