Art 1 offers the beginning art student the basic principles of drawing and design. The students will work with the elements of color, line, value, shape, form and texture. The students will work with felt pen, pen, pencil, colored pencil, pastel chalk, watercolor, and poster paints. The class will explore graphic design, drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, cartooning, papermaking, and photography.
Art II is for the students who show exceptional ability and dedication. Students will expand on basic principles learned in Art I to produce projects in felt pen, pen, pencil, colored pencil, pastel chalk, watercolor. New media such as silkscreen, airbrush, linoleum block and woodcarving will be introduced.
All classes meet the California Visual Arts Content Standards for California Public Schools.