The Fine Arts at Lake Howell
Art 2D is an introductory course where students will explore basic drawing skills and techniques. Students will learn the Principles and Elements of Design and will incorporate this knowledge into the creation of drawings and paintings using a variety ofmedia. This course is required if you wish to continue on the Art 2D track. This is a semester course.
Drawing or Painting are courses designed for students who want to continue to develop and enhance skills and techniques learned in Art 2D. They will be introduced to more challenging projects which will reinforce and expand the artistic skills taught in Art 2D. These are separate courses and are a year long.
Advanced Placement Art 2D & Advanced Placement Drawing are courses that are designed for the highly motivated student who plans to take art at the college level. Students may take only one AP Studio Art class per year. The work in an AP Art class requires significantly more commitment and accomplishment than the typical high school art program. Portfolios are completed using drawing, painting, photography, digital art, printmaking, etc. Each portfolio is divided into two sections, which require the student to show a fundamental competence and range of understanding in visual methods. This is a teacher recommended course.
Questions about 2D Art, Drawing, Painting, or Advanced Placement Art courses? Email Ms. Rivas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art 3D will utilize students’ basic knowledge of drawing and painting and combine it with the principles and elements of design to transform their ideas into sculptures using a variety of media. This course is required if you wish to continue on the Art 3D track. This is a semester course.
Ceramics is an introductory level course that involves hand building and pottery wheel work in clay. Students will explore traditional techniques of building such as pinching, coiling,slab methods of hand building as well as pottery wheel techniques. This is a year long course.
Sculpture students experiment with processes, techniques and media for sculpture. Some examples of media are clay, wood, plaster, wire, and papier-mâché. This course incorporates hands-on activities and consumption of art materials.
Advanced Placement Art 3D is a course that are designed for the highly motivated student who plans to take art at the college level. Students may take only one AP Studio Art class per year. The work in an AP Art class requires significantly more commitment and accomplishment than the typical high school art program. The portfolio is completed by using a variety of 3-Dimensional materials such as clay, wood, found objects, fabric, wire, etc. Each portfolio is divided into two sections, which require the student to show a fundamental competence and range of understanding in visual methods. This is a teacher recommended course.
Questions about 3D Art, Ceramics, Sculpture, or Advanced Placement 3D courses? Email Mr. Martin at email@example.com.
Digital Photography 1 & 2
In these courses, students will become familiar with the basic mechanics of a camera and will use Adobe Photoshop to create art with varying effects and outcomes. Students in Digital Photography 1 and 2 will take the Adobe Photoshop certification.
Advanced Placement Art History
This course will have students examine and analyze major forms of artistic expression from a variety of cultures from ancient times to the present. This course also emphasizes understanding how and why works of art function in context, considering issues as patronage, gender and the functions and effects of works of art. Students will investigate how imagery has shaped our perceptions and behavior throughout time, providing insight into the past and into our own age and culture.
Students will publish Wings, the school yearbook, experience journalistic ethics, research, interview, edit, and advertise. Students will learn about photography, and graphics, layout and design, and business management.
Prerequisite: Teacher advisement from Ms. Jackson and completion of previous year's course.
Questions about Yearbook, Digital Photo and AP Art History, please email Ms. Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org.