Visual Arts/Comprehensive I

Instructor: Gretchen Brand50.0211019

Grades 9-12

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Introduces students to visual design. Students will learn basic drawing and painting skills. Various drawing media will be used including pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, and pastel. Students begin learning acrylic painting techniques. There is also emphasis placed on compositional elements and principles such as line, shape, form, value, texture, and space. Students are also exposed to art criticism, art history, exhibition of works, and compiling a portfolio. Students will learn design thinking skills that can be applied to all subjects.