Semester Course – ½ Unit (may be taken once during the school year; level: 7, 8)
The class will cover all necessary information needed as a foundation for the more specific art areas. This is the basic art studio orientation course utlizing the elements and principles of art and artistic awareness under laboratory conditions. All art experiences will be centered on the basic elements of art and design. Students will become acquaited with a number of different media and are encouraged to experience, invent, and transfer learning from one medium to another. The specific program content includes drawing, perspective, structure and composition, color study, art vocabulary, art history, painting, design, and three-dimensional experiences.