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  • Class Schedule

    1st Hour: Washington Middle School
    2nd Hour: Washington Middle School
    3rd Hour: Basic Art 111 & 1V
    4th Hour: Basic Art 1 & 11
    Enrichment
    5th Hour: Ceramics 1 & 11
    Lunch B
    6th Hour - Basic Art 1 & 11
    7th Hour - Basic Art 1 & 11
  • Basic Art           .5 Credit                                                          

    Prerequisite: None

    This class is designed to teach students creativity and problem solving skills.  It provides basic instruction in creative thinking, drawing, and the study of the elements and principles of design. It will help students in all areas of study, not just art.  Students are required to provide some simple materials and pay a $5.00 per class Art Activity Fee.

    Two-Dimensional Design I                    .5 Credit        

    Prerequisite: Basic Art with a “C” or above or Consent of Instructor

    Introduction to two-dimensional design.  Students will explore various two dimensional  art media and techniques including, but not limited to, colored pencils, pen & ink, and painting.  Students are required to provide some simple materials and pay a $5.00 per class Art Activity Fee.

    Three-Dimensional Design I                  .5 Credit                        

    Prerequisite: Basic Art with a “B” or above or Consent of Instructor

    Introduction to three-dimensional design or sculpture.  Students will explore various art media and techniques by applying them to a three-dimensional work.  Projects are created with a variety of materials.  Specific materials may be required in addition to the $5.00 art fee. 

     

    Crafts                    .5 Credit              

    Prerequisite: Basic Art with a “C” or above or Consent of Instructor

    Students will learn a variety of crafts such as, paper making, macramé, basket weaving, tie-dye, clay, etc.  Specific materials may be required in addition to the $5.00 art fee. 

     

    Ceramics I             .5 Credit                        

    Prerequisite: None

    Students will learn the basic ceramics techniques of pinch, coil and slab hand building techniques.  Students will be working with various finishing and glazing techniques as well to create both functional and non-functional ceramics pieces.  

    Ceramics II           .5 Credit                         

    Prerequisite: Ceramics I

    This class will continue the study of ceramics begun in Ceramics I.  Students will be creating more complex clay projects both in form and function.  More advanced finishing and glazing techniques will be taught in this class. 

     

    Advanced Art                                      .5 Credit                                            

    Prerequisite: Minimum of 2 art credits with an “A” average, good attendance, and consent of instructor

    This class is designed for students gifted in art who are planning a career in the visual arts field.  Working within a classroom situation, the student decides on his or her course of art pursuits whether it be fine arts, graphic arts, etc.  Students must be self-disciplined in their use of time.  Ideas for projects are homework; time in class must be used for art production.  In addition to the actual artwork, students are required to do a written critique and evaluation of each of their projects.  Forms for acceptance into this class are available in the guidance office and must be signed by the art instructor