Semester Course – ½ Unit -- The Prerequisite for all other art courses (may be taken once during the school year; level: 9,10,11,12)
Ths course introduces the elements of art and the prinicples of design through a variety of media. Units will include pencil drawing, portraiture, perspective drawing, color theory, pastel, clay, and watercolor. Students will also study the history of art from the Romeneque period to Post-Impressionism. Students will investigate art-making and art-related topics through process, experimentation, critiques, and written response.