Studio Art I
This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts, tools, techniques, and principles of making art. Students should expect to create in a variety of two- and three-dimensional media while acquiring an appreciation for art theory.
Studio Art II
Building on the basic skills and techniques students learned in Studio Art I, students should expect to continue creating in a variety of two- and three-dimensional media. A stronger foundation in drawing skills is emphasized. Art pieces become more challenging technically and conceptually. The goal of this class is for students to develop both their technical skills and personal vision for their creative work.
Studio Art III
In this class, students may choose from a list of potential assignments and select their preferred media. Students should demonstrate a serious commitment to their artwork. Class is taught at a faster pace and requires more project preparation at home than previous classes.
Pre-AP Studio Art
This course is for students who are interested in portfolio development, to submit as an Advanced Placement Studio Art Portfolio. In this case, students may choose from a list of potential assignments and select their preferred media. Students should demonstrate a serious commitment to their artwork. Class is taught at a faster pace and requires more project preparation at home than previous classes.
AP Studio Art
This art course allows students to complete their portfolios to be submitted to The College Board. In either the Pre-AP or AP Studio course, students will develop a series of 15 works that satisfy the requirements of the portfolio to submit for rating.
Beginning Photography is designed to teach students the use of photographic equipment and materials, as well as basic knowledge of photographic composition.
This course explores intermediate digital photography and artistic composition. Students will learn a variety of beginning and intermediate photo-editing techniques using the latest version of Adobe Photoshop.
In this course students will learn advanced camera and photo editing skills while digitally taking photos and manipulating them with Adobe Photoshop software. A hands on experience in recording memories of The Meadows School will also be a large portion of the class.
AP Studio Art - 2D
The class will be spent developing and expressing the artistic qualities, area of concentration, and breadths of the photographer's work.