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Course Description

This course will provide students with an introduction to the visual arts focusing on only using two-dimensional materials such as drawing, relief, painting, printmaking, etc. Students will explore art as artists by directing their own learning, investigating their own ideas, and making artistic decisions on their own accord. Students have choice in everything from subject matter to technique. Choices become meaningful to the student’s interests and what they want to explore as artists.  Composition Design and the Elements of Art (line, shape, color, value, texture, space and form) will be taught to further guide the students in their artistic decisions. Each project will include new techniques for the students to choose from so they are seeing many types of art mediums. Due to the continuous introduction of different art techniques, this gives students a chance to receive advanced instruction by taking Visual Arts I multiple times. 

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