About The Courses
Students learn the basic art elements and terminology used in the world of fine art making through a fun and interactive way.
Level 2 is 1.5-hour class that enhances students’ creative thinking, observation ability, and problem solving skills. Students learn more about art forms, art materials, and art concepts such as form, color, lines, shapes, etc. They also learn about basics of “Ideation Process” that is the grass root of creative thinking. This course will build a solid foundation for the intermediate and advanced art programs.
Concepts: Color and value
Skills: Observational drawing skills, shading and blending with pastel, watercolor basic technique
Visual Art Standards: Demonstrate beginning skill in the use of art media, such as oil pastels, watercolors, and tempera; create a painting or drawing, using warm or cool colors expressively; explain how artists use their work to share experiences or communicate ideas.
Artists of Inspiration: Henry Matisse, Wayne Thiebaud, Pablo Picasso
|Topics and Projects
|Media (Subject to change)
|Goldfish Inspired by Henry Matisse
|Oil pastel, watercolor
|Tribute to Matisse
Majestic Gold Fish
Oil pastel, watercolor
|Fish oil pastel drawing
My Dessert Triptychs Inspired by Wayne Thiebaud
Soft pastel, ink pen
|My favorite food sketch
|Warm/Cool Portrait Inspired by Picasso
Oil pastel, ink pen, watercolor
|My portrait sketch