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Offered: Grade 10, 11, 12
Credit: 1.0
Length: Year
Prerequisite: None
Type of Credit: Performing Fine Arts

This course enables students to develop fundamental perceptual, observational, and compositional skills to create and communicate a range of subject matter, symbols, ideas, and concepts. Content includes basic knowledge of two-dimensional design using painting and drawing media such as pencil, ink, tempera, and acrylic. Color theory will be emphasized. Students will be introduced to vocabulary and techniques specific to drawing and painting. Cultural and historical connections, reasoning, critical thinking and evaluation skills will be explored, as well as career and real world applications.