Great American Artists: Specifically designed to fulfill Fine Arts requirements. This course brings art history to life in an animated and inspiring way. Through focus on some of America’s great artists- the way they invented, borrowed, and re-invented their ideas, styles, and imagery, this course aims to create a lifelong interest and enthusiasm for the subject. Students examine, analyze, research, discuss, interpret, and compare works of art as they develop a deep understanding of art history. The course is a combination of visual presentations and practical hands on assignments where students create works of art inspired by their observation and understanding of the artists presented. Students will have an opportunity to visit museums or galleries in order to experience Art, and Sculpture first hand.
This program allows students to explore a variety of art related topics including; Visual Art Appreciation and Art History. Students learn and create art works in Two and Three-Dimensional Media. Course work is a combination of demonstrations, research, field trips and practical assignments. Studio work consists of; various drawing techniques, design concepts, composition and rendering. Critical analysis, group discussion, and participation is encouraged and led by the educator in a positive and safe learning environment.
Session I - (8weeks) 1-3pm
2D Drawing and Design-The program covers various drawing styles, perspective, rendering/wash techniques, and printmaking. Students will utilize basic visual artist’s materials such as charcoal, pencil, pen, and ink.
Session II- (8weeks)1-3pm. (Spring 2021)
3D Sculpture: focus is on development of technical as well as conceptual tools used in the creation of three-dimensional art forms. Students will learn through exploration of various materials and techniques.