Advanced Art Honors 2015/2016
Tera Crawford/ Sarah Pringle
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org/ email@example.com
Art Materials: we ask that each student bring in $45 at the beginning of the year. This covers all the materials to be used by the student for the entire year for projects such as ceramics, printmaking, screen-printing, painting, drawing, and collage. Your contributions are what make this class possible and are greatly appreciated!
*Checks can be made out to Analy HS. Cash is fine, a receipt will be provided.
Class Objectives are to become better observers, to further explore various art techniques, become more creative, gain confidence in abilities of expression and visual representation, to make connections between art and life, explore careers in art, and to become more knowledgeable about art history and the art of other cultures.
Semester 1: drawing, design, value, perspective and proportion, collage, art history, watercolor, acrylic painting, and printmaking.
Semester 2: Concentration pieces 1-15
Journals and Portfolios: Journals will be provided in the beginning of the year and will stay in the classroom for warm-up drawings and idea building. Students will make a portfolio to keep work in; this will stay in the classroom and be taken home at the end of the year.
Grading policy/methods of evaluation; Points will be given for each studio assignment, journals, exams and class participation. Points given over the total possible determine the letter grade: 90 –100=A, 80-89=B, 70-79=C, 60-69=D, 0-59=F.
The score on each assignment is based on a list of criteria for the assignments’ particular objectives and will always include effort, commitment, and use of time.
Make up Policy: It is the students’ responsibility to find out what was missed during an absence and to make it up.
Section 1:Breadth– 12 digital photos, (uploaded on line) of work showing a range of ability and versatility with technique and problem solving.
Section 2: Concentration– 12 digital photos of work showing an original theme or central idea throughout all pieces. This body of work will have continuity and will display your own unique style.
*Regular attendance is critical for success in this class.