Art


FINE ART I
2.5 Credits, Grades 9 - 12
Fine Art I is a half year introduction to the methods and materials offered in the Fine Arts programs of the district. Units of study present the student with drawing skills, the principles of design, color theory, critical thinking and aspects of art history. Included in these studies is the proper handling and safe usage of art materials. Students leave the semester course with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of Fine Art. CODE # 09010X

FINE ART II
5 Credits, Grades 10 - 12
Prerequisite: Fine Art I or departmental recommendation

The Fine Art II student will build upon the foundation of Fine Art I with increasingly complex projects and more sophisticated materials. Units of study present the student with drawing skills, the elements and principles of design, materials and methods, color theory, critical thinking and aspects of art history. CODE # 090200

FINE ART III
5 Credits, Grades 11 - 12
Prerequisite: Fine Art II or departmental recommendation
The Fine Art III student will be presented with an increasingly individualized instruction as his or her preferences and personal imagery develop. A student with the goal of presenting a portfolio to a college art program will begin forming a group of cohesive artworks –- work done from life, not copied from secondary sources. CODE # 090300

HONORS FINE ART IV
5 Credits, Grade 12
Prerequisite: Fine Art III or departmental recommendation

Students are presented with various visual problems and challenges which they must solve creatively using acquired art skills and techniques. Special emphasis on portfolio development is given to seniors who may be in the process of preparing an admissions portfolio for entrance into art school or college. Visits to museums, galleries and art events are encouraged to enhance classroom learning. CODE # 090400

APPLIED ART I
2.5 Credits, Grades 9 - 12
Applied Art I is a half year introduction to the methods and materials offered in the Applied Arts programs of the district. It is an introductory course which exposes students to basic design skills, critique methodologies, aesthetic appreciation, critical thinking and aspects of art history. Through different activities the students learn how to handle tools and materials associated with ceramics, fibers and metals. CODE # 09060X

APPLIED ART II
5 Credits, Grades 10 - 12
Prerequisite: Applied Art I, Fine Art I, or departmental recommendation

Applied Art II continues to develop the student’s knowledge of design, critique and aesthetics but the assignments become more complex and allow for greater concentration in personal growth. Through this full year course, student’s work with tools, materials and equipment which build increasingly advanced skills. CODE # 090700

APPLIED ART III
5 Credits, Grades 11 - 12
Prerequisite: Applied Art II or departmental recommendation

Applied Art III encourages craftsmanship and self-expression. Visual problem solving is emphasized and creative solutions of specific assignments are promoted. In this advanced class the students continue to develop original design applications, aesthetics awareness and learned critique methodologies through innovative applications using clay, metal and fibers. Included in these studies is the incorporation of technology and the proper handling and safe usage of art materials. Emphasis on quality gives students a basis for portfolio preparation. CODE # 090800

HONORS APPLIED ART IV
5 Credits, Grade 12
Prerequisite: Applied Art III or departmental recommendation

Honors Applied Art IV is an advanced art course challenging students to further push their creative potential using the media of their choice. At this level the students will be able to develop a body of work that is of professional standards. Students taking this full year course will receive honors credit with significant preparation and attention to portfolio and interviews. CODE # 090900

ADVANCED PLACEMENT STUDIO ART: DRAWING
5 Credits, Grades 11 - 12
Prerequisite: Fine Art II or departmental recommendation

This course enables visually creative, technically skilled, and highly motivated students to do college level work in Studio Art and to prepare a college credit portfolio according to specific AP portfolio guidelines. This portfolio may be used in seeking college admission. Fees for Advanced Placement portfolio reviews and required slides must be provided by the student. Field trips to museums, galleries and art events are encouraged to enhance classroom learning. CODE # 090950

INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY
5 Credits, Grades 9 - 12
This course emphasizes understanding works of art within their historical context by examining issues such as politics, class, religion, audience, gender, and others. The course also teaches practices of visual and contextual analysis of works of art. Students use these analyses to create and display their own artistic expressions. CODE # 090500

GRAPHIC ARTS TECHNOLOGY
5 Credits, Grades 10 - 12
Prerequisite: Digital Media and Photographic Design I

Explore the process of printing production with hands-on projects, laboratory exercises, and related assignments. Computer typesetting and layout/design problems are solved with advanced drawing and page design software resulting in top quality printing. (Offered only at Marlboro)
CODE # 092400

GRAPHIC ARTS DESIGN & PRODUCTION
5 Credits, Grade 10 - 12
Prerequisite: Graphic Arts Technology

Learn how graphic arts and printing skills come together in the production of publications, advertising, commercial and packaging point of purchase design. Computer-assisted design and typesetting, along with advanced process photographic/printing skills, are used to produce portfolio quality work for future employment or college career paths. (Offered only at Marlboro)
CODE # 092600

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