Arts

Grade

Drawing

Painting

Ceramics

Mixed Media

Photography

Digital Arts

9

Drawing

Drawing Studio

Prints for Peace

Clay

Sculpture

Advanced 3D Studio

Photography: Darkroom to Digital

Commercial Photography

Animation I

Animation II

Short Films

10

Drawing

Drawing Studio

Prints for Peace

Painting Studio

Clay

Sculpture

Advanced 3D Studio

Photography: Darkroom to Digital

Commercial Photography

Animation I

Animation II

Short Films

11

Drawing

Drawing Studio

Prints for Peace

Painting Studio

AP Studio Art Drawing

Clay

Sculpture

Advanced 3D Studio

Photography: Darkroom to Digital

Commercial Photography

Animation I

Animation II

Short Films

12

Drawing

Drawing Studio

Prints for Peace

Painting Studio

AP Studio Art Drawing**

 

**AP Studio Art Drawing requires at least three consecutive courses in this strand

Clay

Sculpture

Advanced 3D Studio

Photography: Darkroom to Digital

Commercial Photography

Animation I

Animation II

Short Films

Course required for Graduation

DHHS requires 1.0 credits of Music, Theater or Art for graduation.
 

MAJOR GOALS OF THE ART PROGRAM

To help students:

  • Think divergently and become adept at idea generation.
  • Use creative problem-solving skills and techniques.
  • Critically analyze and interpret visual images using written and oral expression.
  • Communicate by using visual images to create an intended impact.
  • Identify and assess the quality of works of art with a sophisticated understanding of the elements and principles of artistic expression.
  • Develop awareness of our cultural heritage and the heritage of others.
  • Create with artistic vision by synthesizing skills and concepts.
  • Develop awareness of the unique relationship between art and technology.
  • Value the relationship between art and the environment.
  • Develop skill in and appreciation of fine craftsmanship.

In planning a program in Art, students should note the following and self-advocate to schedule the necessary elective offerings to achieve their goals:

Students wishing to pursue careers in applied and visual arts such as: film, photography, architecture, fashion merchandising, interior, industrial, entertainment, and graphic design are strongly encouraged to enroll in Drawing and Drawing Studio in order to build the necessary skills and portfolios needed for college.

The Drawing and Painting strand, including AP Studio Art Drawing, is highly recommended for students wishing to attend an Art program, college, or university after graduation.

Courses