This is a one-year course that explores the basic elements and principles of design through the use of two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects. Students will learn various techniques of traditional and contemporary media, materials, and equipment. Students will examine art from a variety of cultures and use art criticism to discuss their work and the work of their peers. Students will apply what they learn in the visual arts across subject areas. They also will learn about careers in and related to the visual arts.
This course builds upon the foundational knowledge gained from Art 1. Students will encounter more advanced techniques, media, materials, and equipment. Students will apply what they learn in the visual arts across subject areas. They will develop competencies and creative skills in problem solving, communication, and management of time and resources that contribute to lifelong learning and career skills. They also will learn about careers in and related to the visual arts. This class will serve as a strong creative outlet for the student who has the desire to make art, understand the reasons for making art, and how to build upon prior art knowledge.