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0702 Studio Art A
½ CREDIT
This course is a statewide foundation designed to develop the two dimensional skills and perception of students via a 20 week experience in design problems using selected drawing and painting materials. This course satisfies 1/2 the mandatory art/music requirement.
Grades Taught: 9 - 12
Requirement: Art Sketchbook, 9" x 12"

0703 Studio Art B
½ CREDIT

This course is a statewide foundation designed to develop the three dimensional skills and perceptions of students via a 20 week experience in design problems using selected sculptural materials. This course satisfies 1/2 the mandatory art/music requirement.
Grades Taught: 9 - 12

0704 Creative Crafts / Jewelry Making
½ CREDIT

This course is for students with an interest in three dimension design and a desire to learn a variety of jewelry making techniques. Students will learn to create wearable sculptures as they explore different skills, including sawing, filing, riveting, piercing, buffing and surface design. The areas regularly explored are: metal and plastic fabrication, polymer clay (sculpey
and fimo), enameling, clay beads, and fused glass jewelry. The history and cultural origins of each form of jewelry will be discussed.
Grades Taught: 10 - 12

0705 Creative Crafts / Glass & Fiber
½ CREDIT

This course is for the student who has an interest in crafts, particularly stained and fused glass. The course is divided into three craft experiences: stained glass, fused glass and fabric design (silk) painting. Panels, boxes, or free forms in colored glass are designed and executed by students using the copper foil technique, stained glass, fused glass, and traditional fabric design are explored and designed by students and painted on China silk to make ties, wall hangings, and scarves. The history of each craft and an overview of the cultural origins are discussed.
Grades Taught: 10 - 12

0706 Studio Pottery I
½ CREDIT

This hands-on course will cover all phases of working with clay. Students will create various projects using the basic construction techniques of pinch pot, slab and coiling. Pieces will be glazed using a variety of different glazing techniques. Basic surface decoration techniques will also be covered.
Grades Taught: 10 - 12

0707 Studio Pottery II
½ CREDIT

Prerequisite: Successfully passing Pottery I
Advanced pottery and glazing techniques will be explored. In addition to throwing on a potter’s wheel, students will focus on developing their own personal style. Alternative firing techniques such as Raku will be explored, as well as learning how to texturize using a variety of different tools utilized at different times during the drying process. Projects will include a tea pot, clock, lidded container, and sculptural pieces. Working with colored clay bodies, inlaying colored clay, and advanced glazing techniques will be covered.
Grades Taught: 10 - 12

0701 Studio Sculpture
½ CREDIT

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Studio Art B.
This course allows students the opportunity to experience an in depth exploration of 3D art. Materials may include, but are not limited to wood, plaster, clay, plastics, stone and metals. A variety of techniques will be used including casting and assembly construction.
Grades Taught: 10-12

0709 Studio Drawing & Painting I
1 CREDIT

Prerequisite: Successfully passing Studio Art A
This course explores drawing techniques with the use of a variety of media, develops painting skills, improves composition using the elements of art and principles of design and explores different styles in art history.
Grades Taught: 10 - 12
Requirements: Art sketch pad and attend a field trip to a major art show.

0710 Studio Drawing & Painting II
1 CREDIT

Prerequisite:Successfully passing Drawing & Painting I.
This course explores advanced skills and techniques in materials including but not limited to graphite, charcoal, chalk, pastel, oil pastel, acrylic paint, and printmaking. Focus will be on persepctive, highlights, shadows, and development of personal expression. Additionally, art history, art criticism and portraiture will be studied. The work completed in this
class will be included in student portfolios.
Grades Taught: 11 and 12
Requirements: Art sketch pad and attend a field trip to a major art show.

0700 Advertising Art
1 CREDIT

In this course students will be introduced to the world of advertising. Students will learn about the psychology behind what influences a consumer's thought process based on the design aspect of the advertisement. Students will work with Photoshop and PowerPoint to learn how to manipulate images on the computer and create ads for print. Through a
variety of project assignments such as creating a corporate logo, designing posters, environmental graphics, product ads, and TV commercials to name just a few, students will learn how to influence a consumer's decision through design. This will allow students to create effective and successful means of visual communication. Students will be exposed to a wide array of advertisements that range from past to present, as well as taking a look behind the psychology of successful advertisements.

0713 Studio Fashion Illustration
½ CREDIT

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Studio Art A.
This two dimensional drawing course will introduce a variety of illustration techniques via the use of several drawing media. Students will be challenged with problem solving in figure drawing and clothing composition as well as the aesthetic principles and skills involved in fashion illustration. Completion of both illustrations and original fashion designs in each medium, portfolio development, and mastery of the fashion figure through weekly drawing assignments.
Grades Taught: 10 - 12

0719 Multi-Cultural Folk Art
½ CREDIT

Students will explore cultures around the world as they create art forms that are indiginous to specific cultures. This hands-on class will feature such projects as South and Central American Ocarinas, Native American Dream Catchers, Russian Matrushkas, Japanese Shibori, Ukranian Pysanky, to name a few. A wide variety of techniques and materials will be used as we recreate folk-art as authentically as possible. This is a full-year course.
Grades Taught: 10-12

0714 Photography I
½ CREDIT

A beginner course in which the student will learn basic camera handling techniques, exposure and development of film, lighting, enlarging and printing. A brief history of photography will also be covered. Emphasis will be placed on developing an aesthetic awareness in the student by having them produce a portfolio of prints. Students must supply their own 35 mm camera.
Grades Taught: 10 - 12

0715 Photography II
½ CREDIT

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Photography I. This is an advanced course in photography. Continued emphasis will be placed on developing an aesthetic awareness in the student through challenging assignments in black and white photography. Topics to be covered will include advanced and experimental techniques in black & white photography. These topics may include Kodalith, portraiture, photo journalism, hand coloring, and print tinting. Students will also be introduced to digital photography and printing. Students must supply their own 35 mm camera and will submit a portfolio of work to be handed in at the end of each quarter. Students must supply their own jump-drive for stored work
Grades Taught: 10 - 12

0716 Photography III
½ CREDIT

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Photography I and II.
This course is designed to be an advanced study in photography. Students will work in both traditional black and white and digital format. This course will provide a more intense study of previously learned techniques and students will be challenged to take their photographs to the "next level." Students must provide their own 35 mm camera and submit a body of work that represents the advanced level of the course. Students must supply their own jump-drive for stored work
Grades Taught: 11 - 12

0717 Art Workshop
1 CREDIT

Art Workshop is a college preparation course designed for current art majors only. Assignments will enhance and improve the students' existing skill level while portfolios will be reviewed, assessed and prepared. Digital photos will be taken of the completed portfolios. This course may be applied toward a Regents sequence in art. Students must have successfully completed Drawing & Painting I. Drawing & Painting II may be taken concurrently with Art Workshop if not completed prior.
Grade Taught: 12

0718 Interior Design
1 CREDIT

Prerequisite: Studio Art A and/or B or teacher recommendation. The purpose of Interior Design is to develop the skills and techniques necessary to keep up with today's ever changing world. The demand for individuals who have an understanding
of interior design is increasing. The first semester is concerned with the mechanical skills that are essential in illustration. This will include the historical significance of furniture, one and two point perspective, the creation of room designs, and the rendering of furniture and floor plans. During the second semester all skills and knowledge will be utilized in the creation of fully furnished rooms. Illustrations, furniture designs, floor plans, construction, landscaping, color theory and accents will all be utilized.
Grades Taught: 10 - 12

 

The following courses are adapted to provide for student needs and accommodations as specified in an Individual Education Plan (IEP)
Prerequisites:
IEP
Current Teacher Approval
Department Chairperson/Supervisor Approval

0750 Studio Art A
½ CREDIT

This course is a statewide foundation designed to develop the two dimensional skills and preception of students via a 20 week experience in design problems using selected drawing and painting materials. This course satisfies 1/2 the mandatory art/music requirement.
Grades Taught: 9 - 12
Requirement: Art Sketchbook, 9" X 12".

0751 Studio Art B
½ CREDIT

This course is a statewide foundation designed to develop the two dimensional skills and preception of students via a 20 week experience in design problems using selected sculptural materials. This course satisfies 1/2 the mandatory art/music requirement.
Grades Taught: 9 - 12

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