ADVANCED ART II is intended for the academically and creatively motivated student.
The students will analyze the elements of art and the principles of design to work independently and confidently to create increasingly sophisticated works of art. Students will be challenged to demonstrate their skills with compositional arrangements, while, establishing a personal voice. They will further develop sophisticated and mature levels of problem solving, critical thinking and decision- making skills and strengthen their appreciation for art and artists from other cultures both past and present. With an emphasis on studio production, this course is designed to develop higher-level thinking, art-related technology skills, art appreciation, art criticism and aesthetics. Students will be introduced to possible educational and career opportunities in the visual arts, and begin to define their goals. They will continue to work towards contributing proficient to advanced artworks to a portfolio that exhibits consistent and independent performance. Upon successfully completing this course, the student should demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills to create, appreciate, assess and relate art to their everyday lives. This continued art study is proving valuable to all students applying to colleges as part of a well-rounded education.