Drawing Intensive



Grades 11 & 12                                             

Semester Course – 1/2 credit (can be offered both semesters)

Prerequisites:  Art Foundations 1 & 2, Art Foundations 3 & 4

Drawing Intensive offers the student an in-depth approach to various techniques and processes related to drawing.  Drawing will be used as a tool for diagramming ideas and creating marks to develop style and point of view.  Students will conceptualize ideas for complex compositions based on the elements and principles of design.  Course work is based on state and district standards adopted for the art curriculum.  Students will develop an increased art vocabulary for responding to class and self-critiques.  Students will explore and refine technical skills.  Possible media explored: pencil, chalk, charcoal, pen and ink, color pencil, Prismacolor, and ink washes.  Students will be required to keep an active sketchbook.  Students will have the opportunity to attend art exhibits.  Students should expect tests and quizzes on techniques, art vocabulary and concepts.


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