In this course, students will build a foundation in basic painting and drawing. Various concepts, materials, and techniques involving painting and drawing will be assigned and explored. Drawing will be used as both a means of preparation and as an independent mode of expression. Students will also be introduced to the fundamentals of painting. Through various assignments, students will form an understanding of the relationships between color, form, shape, texture, value and composition. Effort and conscientious completion of all requirements are considered for the assessment of assignments.
This course may be taken as an IB Visual Art. Please see the IB Visual Arts description.
Open to: Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors