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Art

Course Descriptions

Art 1
Grades: 7-8
Art 1 is an exploratory skills-based, visual art course that introduces students to a variety of media, skills and tools. Students will also learn about art history and the value of art in various cultures. Students will gain skills in understanding and valuing their own art and the art of others. Class assignments are based on the California Visual Art Standards and introduce students to the Elements of Art and the Principles of Design.

 

Crafts 1 - Semester
Grades: 7-8
Crafts is a hand-on class in which students use a wide variety of materials and develop skills to produce creative projects. Students will also learn about the importance of crafting in many cultures as they explore areas such as mask making, weaving, paper sculpture, metal repousse and book-making.

Arts and Craft Electives