Beginning Art (Art 1)

Beginning Art (Art 1) is designed as an entry-level art class and is structured to provide basic knowledge in 2-D and 3-D art, as well as the in history of art. The primary focus will be on the Elements of Art and Principles of Design and their role in shaping cultures throughout the world. We will cover art styles from prehistoric to contemporary art. You will be creating, displaying, writing about, and interpreting various art styles and techniques. The projects planned for this semester will provide the opportunity to be creative and explore new ideas. The basic skills and knowledge you receive from this course will prepare you for more advanced art classes and hopefully inspire a lifelong interest and appreciation for art.