2D Introduction to Art is a survey course that introduces the disciplines of drawing, painting, print making, computer generated art, and two-dimensional design. The course emphasizes the materials, techniques, processes, history, and language of art. This course is the recommended foundation for future 2D art courses in the department.
Drawing and Printmaking Studio allows students to concentrate on both drawing and printmaking. Drawing is the basis for further investigation into all art media. Students will study the expressive quality of drawing media, value, space, line, form, color, and texture. Printmaking explores possibilities involved in creating the multiple original. Students will gain experiences in various printmaking which may include drypoint etching, linocuts, monotypes, and collography.
Drawing and Printmaking Studio Extended Study will allow the individual student to pursue advanced studies in either Drawing or Printmaking. Each student will complete an individual contract agreement that details expectations and specific responsibilities including media and content.
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Painting Studio is an exploration into watercolor, acrylics, and mixed media. Emphasis is placed on the development and exploration of painting media and techniques in the creation of original works of art.
Painting Studio Extended Study will allow the individual student to pursue even more advanced studies in watercolors, oils, acrylics, or mixed media. Each student will complete an individual contract agreement with the teacher that details expectations and specific responsibilities.
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Computer Arts Studio is a course that uses technology, mainly computers, for the creation of original artwork to serve the purpose of communicating visually. The students will use the same hardware and software (Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator) used by professionals in the graphic arts industry. Emphasis will be placed on learning practical computer skills through the exploration of typography design, illustration, digital imagery, and image manipulation. No previous computer experience is necessary, but drawing skills are an advantage.
Computer Arts Studio Extended Study will allow the individual student to pursue even more advanced studies in developing competency in PhotoShop and Illustrator. Each student will complete an individual contract agreement that details expectations and specific responsibilities.