Welcome to Drawing and Painting!
This course is designed for all students who enjoy two-dimensional work. Emphasis is
placed on developing basic drawing and painting skills and techniques, while being
introduced to a variety of two-dimensional media through creative exploration.
Possible media include drawing pencils, pastels, charcoal, crayon, markers, ink, and
various paint materials. The fundamentals of composition as found in the elements and
principles of design will be used when drawing and painting from life and imagination,
using realistic and abstract themes. Art history, art criticism, and aesthetics will be
integrated into all units of study.