2nd Session Only
Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors 1/2 Credit
Course classification: 3 (4 by petition for Adv. Honors)
Drawing/Painting is for students who want to learn how to draw or to improve their current drawing/painting skills. Students will improve their ability to think and see creatively as they work on putting their unique ideas in visual form. Assignments focusing on different approaches to drawing and painting will include working from close observation, working conceptually, and working with personal expression. Students will experiment with a variety of materials: pencil, pastel, ink, charcoal, oil pastel, watercolor, and mixed media. Emphasis is placed on learning how to use materials and appreciate the role of process in making art. The class is designed for all levels of ability. Assignments are designed to meet individual differences. Drawing/Painting I has no prerequisite. Students who wish to explore advanced drawing/paintings concepts and techniques may continue through Drawing/Painting II, III, and IV. Evaluation is based on effort and progress.