“The LORD is with me” – Psalm 118:6

Introduction to Art – FIN1001
Grade Level:  9-12
One Semester Course: 0.5 Credit
Prerequisites: None
Course Description: The Introduction to Art course will consist of an overview of learning to appreciate God’s gift of the visual arts. This will be accomplished through studio art projects, studying of art history, critiquing artworks and learning what is aesthetically pleasing.

Drawing – FIN1002
Grade Level:  9-12
One Semester Course:  0.5 Credit
Prerequisites:  Introduction to Art
Course Description: The Drawing course will extend the knowledge of the students in the various drawing media as was begun in the Introduction to Art course. Some of the media may include, but are not limited to pencil, charcoal, conte’ crayons, colored pencil, pastels, as well as creating pieces using mixed media. The students will use these various media in the production of still life studies, figure drawing, portraits, two dimensional design, observational drawing, abstract and perspective studies. Other aspects to be integrated will be art history, art slides and internet images, art criticism, art aesthetics and the elements of art and principles of design. The student’s individual ability is considered in the evaluation of progress.

Sculpture – FIN1004
Grade Level: 9-12
One Semester Course: 0.5 Credits
Prerequisites: Introduction to Art
Course Description:  The Sculpture course will extend the knowledge of the students in the various three dimensional areas of art as was begun in the Introduction to Art course. Some of the sculpture media that will be used may include, but are not limited to; relief work, wire and plastercraft, carving and assemblage. Other aspects to be integrated will be sculptural art history, slides on sculpture and architecture, art criticism, aesthetics and the elements and principles of art as they apply to 3D art. The students’ individual ability is considered as well as effort in the evaluation process.

Painting – FIN1005
Grade Level: 9-12
Full Year Course: 1.0 Credit
Prerequisites: Introduction to Art
Course Description: Painting is an elective course where the students will use their previous painting knowledge from Introduction to Art to work more in depth with the painting medium. Some of the media may include, but will not be limited to, watercolors, acrylics, printmaking and other experimental and mixed media. Other aspects to be integrated into the class will be art history as it relates to paintings their artists, as well as the relationship of the elements of art and the principles of design as they relate to composition. The students’ individual ability is considered in the evaluation of artistic progress.

Ceramics – FIN1008
Grade Level: 9-12
One Semester Course: 0.5 Credits
Prerequisites: Introduction to Art
Course Description: In the Ceramics course students will explore the three basic handbuilding techniques of pinch, coil and slab. Production pieces using these techniques will be perfected as well as ceramic terminology as well as kiln firing.

 

Course 15/16 S1 15/16 S2 16/17 S1 16/17 S2 17/18 S1 17/18 S2 18/19 S1 18/19 S2
Intro to Art
FIN1001
 x
Drawing
FIN1002
x        x      
Sculpture
FIN1004
     x      
Painting
FIN1005
 x      
Ceramics
FIN1008
 x      x