If you love fashion, architecture, game, graphics, or interior design, this class is for you. All design has the same basic principles at the core, and you’ll learn about how to use the elements and principles of design to design a Doc Martens boot, a skateboard, a tee shirt, and more!
Online drawing is a course for the beginning drawer. The course covers introductory concepts that will help beginners learn skills to improve their drawing abilities. Additionally, the course covers the elements and principles of design, color theory and art history. Standard semester course, .5 credits; however, course can be shortened to accommodate students working on a quarter or trimester credit. Students will be placed in groups within the course based on their credit needs.
In today’s world, photographs are all around us, including in advertisements, on websites, and hung on our walls as art. Many of the images that we see have been created by professional photographers. In the digital photography courses, students will learn creative photographic skills and processes. Students will build a portfolio of work and explore the fields of photography and graphic arts.
Digital Photography A teaches creative photographic skills and processes. Students will build a portfolio of work and explore the fields of photography and graphic arts.
Digital Photography B will examine various aspects of professional photography, including the ethics of the profession, and examine some of the areas that professional photographers may choose to specialize in, such as wedding photography and product photography. We will also learn more about some of the most respected professional photographers in history and we will learn how to critique photographs in order to better understand what creates an eye catching photograph.
AP Art History
The AP Art History Course is the study of the history of art and architecture from prehistoric times through the present, across geographical and cultural lines. The course will involve students examining works of art, architecture and the cultures, people and times that contributed to the creation of those works and structures. The broader base of study that this will entail will provide students with a very comprehensive knowledge of the development of visual art and human culture utilizing an historical context with which to investigate the material. Both online and optional in person field trips to museums and other appropriate destinations to enhance the study of art history and architecture will be included. Additional study beyond the class will be strongly encouraged to help prepare students to be successful on the AP Art History exam.
Textbook Deposit of $75 will be collected at the start of the class and refunded when all books are returned.
Register for both Sem A and Sem B to complete the entire sequence in preparation for the AP Exam. This may be done fall, spring, or spring of one year and fall of the next.
Students will need to register for and take the AP Exam at their local school. Consult your counselor for the procedures at your school.