Other Course Offerings in Art
Open to students in grade(s): 10 11 12
PREREQUISITE: EITHER 2-D OR 3-D FOUNDATIONS OF ART
Students in this course will learn to draw from direct observation, from photographic images, and from their own imaginations. The following concepts will be emphasized: contour, shape, value, form, gesture, chiaroscuro, space, human proportion, and abstraction. Various drawing styles will be studied. Students will learn to use many drawing techniques such as shading, cross-hatching, and ink washes. Drawing materials such as charcoal, pastel, graphite pencils, ink, conte and colored pencils may be explored. Students will be challenged to create original and authentic drawings grounded in creative thinking and the rigorous study of drawing fundamentals. In addition to developing their technical skills, students will be challenged to think critically and creatively about their own work and the work of their peers. They will be expected to participate actively in class critiques and discussions.
Curriculum Map for Drawing