ART & DRAWING
ART 10 (3 or 5 credit)
You will receive the whole art experience when you take Art 10. You will explore and focus on developing creativity in art making. Basic design and its application to a wide variety of materials will be emphasized.
ART 20 (5 credit)
In Art 20 we emphasize on art history, art criticism, vocabulary, and artistic problem solving. A wide variety of techniques and media will be explored for students to build their portfolios. This course is a continuation of the exploration gained through Art 10. Students have the opportunity to display art in the community and throughout the school.
ART 30 (5 credit)
This course is a continuation of the exploration gained through Art 20. We emphasize on critical thinking by studying contemporary and art history, art criticism, artistic problem solving. A wide variety of techniques and media will be explored for students to build their portfolios. Students have the opportunity to display art in the community and throughout the school.
DRAWING 15/25/35 (5 credit)
Drawing class is for students who wish to develop the discipline of drawing. Students who are in other art classes, or who might not otherwise have had the opportunity to fit an art class into their schedule, are able to take advantage of this excellent opportunity to fine-tune their skills. This is an opportunity to extend your knowledge and create exciting new projects!
ADVANCED PLACEMENT ART (5 credit)
The AP Studio Art class is intended for highly motivated students who are seriously interested in the study of art or design. AP course requirements are significantly more rigorous and students should demonstrate commitment and accomplishment when enrolled. It is recommended that AP students have previous training in art or be able to demonstrate through a portfolio an ability to create fine art.
2D AP Art - The course covers a variety of two-dimensional design approaches. In this portfolio two-dimensional design issues are interpreted broadly and can include, but are not limited to, photography, computer/digital imaging, graphic design, illustrating, typography, printmaking, collage, textiles, fibers, and painting. In their grade 11 or 12 year, AP students are required to submit a portfolio to the college board in May.
3D AP Art - The course In this portfolio three-dimensional design is interpreted broadly and deals with the relationship of the three-dimensional form in space. Projects can include, but are not limited to, clay, stone, plaster, metals, wire, wood, plastics, fibers, mixed media, apparel, and/or architectural models. In their grade 11 or 12 year, AP students are required to submit a portfolio to the college board in May.
AP Drawing - In this portfolio drawing is interpreted broadly and can include, but is not limited to, traditional drawing and drawing media, painting, printmaking, and mixed media. You will be encouraged to explore a variety of pieces including but not limited to drawing from life, figure drawing, self-portraits, still-life, landscape, abstract work, expressive work, collage, and mixed media. All of the mark making you do should be intentional and of high quality. Marks can be made with any media you choose, exploration and experimentation are encouraged! In their grade 11 or 12 year, AP students are required to submit a portfolio to the college board in May.
Portfolio Prep (5 credit)
Exploring the variety of techniques that you have acquired through the programs provided at SACHS you will complete a body work. The students will fine tune their research skills by investigating a variety of artists from different cultural contexts. This course is also a great opportunity for those that are interested in enrolling in Art School, we will prepare your portfolio for post secondary. You must complete Art 30 to enrol in Portfolio Prep.