Art Foundations


This is a year-long course.

Art Foundations students are taught foundation level skills while exploring a wide range of art mediums and techniques. The first semester will emphasize observational drawing and an introduction to painting in watercolor, acrylics and water based oils.Students will have direct instruction in drawing, painting, and digital art. Each student will be responsible for maintaining a sketch journal notebook. Students will gain an understanding of the principles and elements of design and utilize them in positive art critiques and group discussions.In the second semester, students are encouraged to use their own rich cultural heritage and personal interests to design projects that excite them. Both historic and contemporary artists will be researched by students and presented to their classmates.