Studio In Art
Studio in Art is a one-year foundation course for students in grades 9 through 12 and fulfills
the New York State Art requirement needed for graduation.
In this class, students will participate in studio (hands-on) work that consists of both 2 and 3 dimensional projects.A variety of media will be explored and may include drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and ceramics.
Studio in Art is a prerequisite to several art electives, and is normally taken in 9th or 10th grade.Students who hope to take a sequence in Art would begin with this course.
1. Basic understanding of the visual language (Elements of Art and Principles of Design)
2. Develop awareness that art reflects social, political, and intellectual issues of a given time.
3. Develop the ability to evaluate and analyze ones own artwork and the work of others through the use of pre-established criteria.
4. Experience 2 and 3 dimensional media as a means of communication and expression.
Requirements: All projects will be created under the guidelines of pre-established criteria, critiqued (verbal and written) and assessed with the NYS standards in mind. Students will be responsible for keeping a Sketchbook/NOTEBOOK. This Sketchbook/Notebooks is a 3-ring binder where you will keeping handouts, supplies, sketchbook assignments, homework assignments, and notes.
Your grade will be an average of:
- Completed projects turned in by the due date
- Project Criteria Achieved
- The effort you show in class, your participation, care of materials, cooperation, etc.
- In class presentations/critiques (more information will follow)