5th Grade Basic Art
This class is open to all 5th graders who wish to explore their expressiveness in Visual Art. Students will have moderate exposure to a wide variety of Two-Dimensional experiences, and some Three-Dimensional exploration as well. This includes an introduction to Cartooning and the language of ART, a unit on Color Theory, a review of the Elements of Art, and a unit on Still Life Drawing as well as other studies.
This class is designed as an introductory class for 6th grade students who have discovered they have a strong interest in Art. The emphasis is on Realistic Art, the techniques of Drawing, the Human Body, Portraits & Human Expressiveness and advanced and stylized Cartooning.
In this class, 7th graders are introduced to the basics of Drafting, Mechanical Drawing, Architechural Drawing and Technical Drawing, The emphasis is on technical and career focused Art as well as a focus on the Elements of Design. Perspective drawing and Perspective measurement are explored to great extent. These technical skills can them applied in a Landscape Painting unit. It is preferred that 7th grade students complete the Beginning Art Class first.