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Teaching & Learning: Curriculum - Fine Arts

 

Visual Arts - Design I & II

DESIGN I - GRADES 9-12

BENCHMARK: By the end of the course, students will:

  • use a range of materials: colored pencils, acrylics, watercolor, colored inks and clay
  • demonstrate knowledge of the elements of art and the principles of design
  • create original artwork demonstrating imagination and creativity
  • use correct art vocabulary
  • understand the role of the advertising artist in society
  • use the computer for some projects
  • respect the artwork of others
  • be aware of the use of design in the artwork of other cultures
  • be aware of the proper, responsible, and safe use of materials and equipment

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

  • How does observing and creating art inspire us to "be surprised into taking the time to look?"
    (Georgia O'Keefe)
  • How does creating and responding to art provide a means for artistic development and growth?
  • How does the creation of art relate to human experience?
  • What is the role of the artist in societies past and present?

Learn more about the Grades 9-12 Design I curriculum.

DESIGN II - GRADES 9-12

BENCHMARK: By the end of the course, students will:

  • be familiar with terms and techniques used in Design
  • gain an appreciation of the art of design
  • work in a variety of media
  • learn proper, responsible and safe use of materials and equipment

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

  • How does observing and creating art inspire us to "be surprised into taking the time to look?"
    (Georgia O'Keefe)
  • How does creating and responding to art provide a means for artistic development and growth?
  • How does the creation of art relate to human experience?
  • What is the role of the artist in societies past and present?

Learn more about the Grades 9-12 Design II curriculum.


   

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