Grades 11 & 12
Semester Course – 1/2 credit (can be offered both semesters)
Prerequisites: Art Foundations 1 & 2, Art Foundations 3 & 4, Drawing Intensive
Three-Dimensional Design offers the student an opportunity to explore and refine concepts, basic principles, processes and techniques that deal with three-dimensional compositions. Course work is based on state and district standards adopted for the art curriculum. Studio includes assignments to develop 3-dimensional compositions that stress problem solving and experimentation. Media to be explored but not limited to: ceramics, art metals, sculpture and mixed media. Students will be required to keep an active sketchbook. Artist and individual research is required. Students will develop an increased art vocabulary to participate in class and self-critiques. Students should expect tests and quizzes on techniques, art vocabulary, and concepts. Students will have the opportunity to attend art exhibits.