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ART Courses Information:
FINE ARTS :: PROGRAM OF STUDIES
Art 1 :: Full Year
Students will learn the Elements of Art and the Principles ofDesign through practice, projects, and research. More specifically, studentswill have many learning opportunities using patterns, shading and light valuestudies, perspective, sculpture, drawing, painting, pen and ink, typography,portraiture and landscapes, etc.
Sketchbooks are kept for practice, homework assignments, andproject progress. Projects will range from short 1-week long, to more in-depth2-3 week long units, focusing on exploration, skill building, and critiquing ofmasters and own works for comparison and further learning.
Middle School Art :: 1 Quarter Year
Students will learn about the Elements of Art and the Principles ofDesign through various individual and partner/group projects.
Students will have ‘Do Now’s when they enter the Art room everyday, which pertain to the day’s content, or act as a review of content learned thus far. Homework assignments will be given, and students will be required to follow school rules and rules of the art room:
1. Have Respect (for selves, others, and materials)
2. Be Responsible (for own actions, clean up, and behavior)
3. Have Bravery (there are no wrong answers, participate in class discussions and activities, etc.)
Painting :: Full Year
Students will review the Elements of Art and the Principles of Design through practice and projects. Collaborative paintings will be created,ensuring a sense of community within the classroom. New techniques will be introduced to address skills for transferring images, varied painting techniques, and student exploration and discovery. Much emphasis will be laid on student motivation and dedication for the completion of assignments within the timeline of a unit.
Materials will range from stretched canvases, to canvas boards,illustration/cold press boards, wood panels, and so on. Students will create some great original works, as well as individual and group depictions of classics.
**Prerequisite: Successful completion of Art 1, offered EVERY OTHER year**
Visual Communication :: Full Year
Visual Communication is an exploration into an idea that visual messages with text have the greatest power to inform, educate and persuade. In this course, students will discover why some images are remembered, valued, and set in the subconscious. Students will use methods in photography, digital image manipulation, typography, design layout, product marketing, event planning materials, and more. Students will also layout and design the school yearbook.
**Prerequisite: Successful completion of Art 1, class size is limited to 12 students**
Artyfactory is a free resource for anyone who wants to learn about the visual arts. It is particularly useful to those involved in art education: art teachers, art students, homeschoolers and parents, as well as artists of any age or ability who are keen to expand their knowledge and understanding of art and design.
Wikipedia (i/ËŒwÉªkÉ¨ËˆpiËdi.É™/ or i/ËŒwÉªkiËˆpiËdi.É™/ wik-i-pee-dee-É™) is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopediaproject based on an openly editable model. The name “Wikipedia” is a portmanteau of the words wiki (a technology for creating collaborative websites, from the Hawaiian word wiki, meaning “quick”) and encyclopedia. Wikipedia’s articles provide links to guide the user to related pages with additional information.
Vimeo is a respectful community of creative people who are passionate about sharing the videos they make.
Founded in February 2005, YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. See our company timeline for more information on our company history.
- Artzooka International
Artzooka provides audiences with unconventional projects and approaches as well as more traditional art skills … encourages children to draw outside the lines and create their own masterpieces …
Papirmasse is a subscription that delivers a print with art on the front and writing on the back to your mailbox every month for the incredible price of only $5 a month.
- AIGA Vermont
AIGA Vermont brings together creatives dedicated to engaging, educating and facilitating responsible design that supports our local and global community. Through events and professional development, AIGA Vermont encourages participation, collaboration, mentorship and an active exchange of ideas.
- Museum of Bad Art
The Museum Of Bad Art (MOBA) is the world’s only museum dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and celebration of bad art in all its forms.
- Dick Blick
At Blick, we love those “light bulb” moments when an idea inspires and the creative juices start to flow.
Geared for a wide variety of age and skill levels, we offer hundreds of Lesson Plans designed to meet the National Standards for Visual Art Education and bring the value of creativity to any teaching experience.
- Herron School of Art and Design
Herron School of Art and Design provides quality education for students committed to careers in the visual arts including ceramics, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, visual communication design, furniture design, art education and art history.
- The Museum of Modern Art
Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world.Through the leadership of its Trustees and staff, The Museum of Modern Art manifests this commitment by establishing, preserving, and documenting a collection of the highest order that reflects the vitality, complexity and unfolding patterns of modern and contemporary art; by presenting exhibitions and educational programs of unparalleled significance; by sustaining a library, archives, and conservation laboratory that are recognized as international centers of research; and by supporting scholarship and publications of preeminent intellectual merit.Central to The Museum of Modern Art’s mission is the encouragement of an ever-deeper understanding and enjoyment of modern and contemporary art by the diverse local, national, and international audiences that it serves. Read MoMA’s entireMission Statement.
- Burlington City Arts
Burlington City Arts (BCA) has served the cultural and artistic needs of the Greater Burlington area for more 30 years. Our vision is to fuse a dynamic relationship between the arts and community, to nurture creativity and imagination, and to ignite a passion for learning through the arts. We run a range of arts programs from The BCA Center (formerly the Firehouse Center for the Visual Arts) and throughout the city, and have established The BCA Center (formerly the Firehouse Gallery) as one of the few exhibition spaces in the state dedicated to showcasing contemporary art. Coupled with our commitment to accessibility, The BCA Center and BCA’s Print + Clay Studio enable us to present an integrated series of art experiences that help set us apart from other art centers across the country and cement Burlington’s reputation as one of America’s most livable cities for the arts.
- ECHO Lake Aquarium Science Center
ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center’s award-winning LEED “green” building is set on the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain, within the 2.2 acre Leahy Center environmental campus.
- The Incredible Art Department – Art Education -Princeton Online
The Incredible Art Department is for art teachers, art students, parents, homeschoolers and artists. IAD includes information on art jobs, art careers, art schools, art education, lesson plans, visual art news, and art resources.
Founded in 1999, BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.