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Art 4

Art 4 Teacher

Cunningham, Alice (408) 366-7388 ex.4856 Art Teacher / Department Lead

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Recommended:  C or better in Art 3.  This is an advanced course that focuses on creative problem solving and visual communication.  Students in this course will continue to refine and explore concept development in a personal manner, and strive towards artistic excellence in a variety of media. They may work in depth towards the development of a portfolio.  The curriculum will include a wide range of media and challenges. Observational and Life Drawing, Self Portraits, painting with a variety of media, modern transfer and stencil, mixed media and forays into art history and modern art experiences are just a few of the areas students may encounter. This course is designed to provide opportunities for students to build their art-making skill sets through hands-on practice, critiques and the study of the history and purpose of visual art.  The student will have an opportunity to design and present a digital portfolio. Students who enroll in this course should be capable of self direction and independent study.

 

UC/CSU ELIGIBILITY

f. Visual and Performing Arts ( VPA) - 1 year required.

A student must earn 10 credits and a grade of "C" or hgiher in a single, yearlong approved VPA course.