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General Studio Art

General Studio Art
This class is currently archived, but if you're interested in it being taught again, you can express your interest here!
09/07/2020 - 05/14/2021
Full Year
1.0 credits in Electives
Grades 7-12

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About the course

This course is for students to learn the seven Elements of Art ( line, shape, color, value, form, space, and texture). Students will use many techniques (drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, collage, etc.) to gain a general understanding and appreciation of art. Students will have the opportunity to experiment with various media in this class.

Course Objectives:

  1. Expose students to famous works of art.
  2. To learn and express the seven Elements of Arts: line, shape, value, color, space, texture, and form.
  3. Gain skills to use the elements to create images or 3D works.
  4. Experiment with various media.

Materials List:

See link below

Note: Please buy brand specific items if the brand is mentioned (for example,”Prismacolor”). Otherwise whatever brand you would like to buy is fine. Feel free to buy higher quality products if you prefer. Places to find materials: Hobby Lobby, Michaels, Dick Blick, Jerry’s Artarama, Amazon.

Course Files

Course Syllabus
Materials List

About the teacher

Kimberly Swait Kimberly is from South Florida and now lives in Moscow, ID with her giant husband and five children. She has homeschooled her children for 12 years and earned a B.F.A. in Painting from the University of Florida in 2001.