Carteret High School
(Full year course)
Course Description: This course builds on drawing/painting skills by exploring a variety of processes, techniques, compositional, and aesthetic concepts.
Prerequisite(s) - Completion of Art Appreciation, Drawing, Drawing II, and teacher recommendation
Through practice, application of drawing concepts, and informed decision making students will build a personal body of work that demonstrates a high level of quality and growth over time in content, technique, and process.
Additionally, the class focuses on portfolio development which can be used toward completion of AP Studio Art classes and/or college admission requirements for those students pursuing a degree in Fine Arts.
Classroom policies: All general school policies will be enforced in the classroom. See your student handbook for details.
*Students are expected to attend class daily and be prepared.
*Avoid coming late to class and always have a pass if you are.
*Avoid too many absences as they will directly affect your participation grade.
*Use your time wisely during class.
*Students are required to work additional hours outside the class
*Avoid being critical of others’ work. We will have constructive critiques throughout the semester.
Spiral bound sketchbook
8 X 11, 9 X 12 / 70 lbs. / 30 sheets or more
Preferably sketching pencils and a white eraser
18 X 24 or larger
**Students at this level should purchase their own personal supplies to use at home. I can furnish you with a list of products and suppliers if needed.