Length: Full year
Studio Art is a full year foundation course which satisfies the required unit of credit in the Arts. It is a basic foundation course focusing on the Elements and Principles of Design, aesthetic awareness, problem solving and developing observation and technical skills. Students will apply these skills, through authentic assessments, while connecting their Art to artists and art styles. A variety of media will be explored. Craftsmanship and creativity will be encouraged through the student’s individual approach to the materials. Emphasis is placed on process and craftsmanship through skill development, observation, experimentation, and critique. Analysis of historical, cultural and contemporary Art will broaden students’ understanding of the artistic process, fuel ideas, and empower them in seeing and interpreting the world around them.