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Drawing & Painting

Drawing and Painting

Drawing and Painting 1 course is designed to provide students with basic skills in drawing and painting with an emphasis on drawing from direct observation. The student will be introduced to contour drawing, negative space, value portraiture, figurative and still life drawing. An introduction to painting will include color mixing, application and theory. Drawing and Painting 1 is a fun but rigorous course. The student will have to work hard to acquire the fundamental disciplines which create a solid foundation in drawing and painting.

The knowledge and skills learned in Drawing and Painting 1 will be expanded in Drawing and Painting 2 course. Students will learn many different techniques using a variety of materials. This course focuses on the areas of design color theory, composition, advertising, illustration, portraiture, figure drawing, and landscape. Students in Drawing and Painting 2 should be able to demonstrate an advanced ability to draw and paint from direct observation.

Advanced Placement Program in Studio Art Drawing Portfolio

The Advanced Placement Program in Studio Art Drawing Portfolio is intended for highly motivated students who are seriously interested in the study of art. Students should be aware that AP work involves significantly more commitment and accomplishment than the typical high school course. Students will learn to be proficient in a variety of areas including observational drawing, painting, color theory, printmaking, design, and mixed media. A Portfolio submission in February is required to be considered for this class.

Advanced Placement course in Studio Art 2 Dimensional Design Portfolio

The Advanced Placement course in Studio Art 2 Dimensional Design Portfolio is intended for the highly motivated student who has successfully completed Advanced Placement in Studio Art Drawing Portfolio. The 2D Portfolio class is designed to entertain a very broad interpretation of drawing, painting, printmaking, design, and observational and abstract issues. This course is available to students who have completed Advanced Placement in Studio Art drawing portfolio.

AP Class Art Works

Abby Shuster, San Miguel (Acrylic)

Abby Shuster, San Miguel (Acrylic)

Gavin Denison, Lighthouse on the Rocks (Oil)

Gavin Denison, Lighthouse on the Rocks (Oil)

Anna Khachaturova, Far Too Gone (Acrylic)

Anna Khachaturova, Far Too Gone (Acrylic)

Austin Ickes, Portage (Acrylic)

Austin Ickes, Portage (Acrylic)

Aldis Elfarsdottir, Orchids (Oil)

Aldis Elfarsdottir, Orchids (Oil)

Sabrine Strauch, Paris City Scene (Oil)

Sabrine Strauch, Paris City Scene (Oil)

Kimberly Paquestte, Spring Day (Acrylic)

Kimberly Paquestte, Spring Day (Acrylic)

Darcy Feeley, The Rocky Mointains (Oil/Acrylic)

Darcy Feeley, The Rocky Mointains (Oil/Acrylic)

Hae Soo Park, Venice (Oil)

Hae Soo Park, Venice (Oil)

Olivia Fan, Dimple (Oil)

Olivia Fan, Dimple (Oil)

Aurelle Albano, Massif (Acrylic)

Aurelle Albano, Massif (Acrylic)

Catherine Tang, Lighthouse Sunset (Oil)

Catherine Tang, Lighthouse Sunset (Oil)

Vinutna Veeraganham, Rocks at Sea (Oil)

Vinutna Veeraganham, Rocks at Sea (Oil)

Cheng Qin, Snow (Acrylic)

Cheng Qin, Snow (Acrylic)

Joanna Nanajian, Madretsma (Oil)

Joanna Nanajian, Madretsma (Oil)

Samantha Xu, Harborline (Oil)

Samantha Xu, Harborline (Oil)

Julia McLean, Reflections of Venice (Acrylic)

Julia McLean, Reflections of Venice (Acrylic)

Claire Lai, Virescent (Oil)

Claire Lai, Virescent (Oil)

Anastasia Pulak, Lighthouse (Acrylic)

Anastasia Pulak, Lighthouse (Acrylic)

Hongsen Yang, Mad River Panorama (Oil)

Hongsen Yang, Mad River Panorama (Oil)

Sophie Bonstrom, Lake Sunrise (Acrylic)

Sophie Bonstrom, Lake Sunrise (Acrylic)

Justin Jang, Red Flowers (Oil)

Justin Jang, Red Flowers (Oil)

Kate Saylor, Garden of the Gods (Acrylic)

Kate Saylor, Garden of the Gods (Acrylic)

Julia Klein, Serene (Acrylic)

Julia Klein, Serene (Acrylic)

Chihiro Ichikawa, Life on the Rocks (Acrylic)

Chihiro Ichikawa, Life on the Rocks (Acrylic)

Amy Wang, Romance (Oil)

Amy Wang, Romance (Oil)

Christin Kim, Purple Boundaries (Oil)

Christin Kim, Purple Boundaries (Oil)

 

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Our mission is to educate all students in a supportive, nurturing and challenging environment by providing them with the skills, knowledge, and opportunities for expression in art, music, drama and dance that enable them to participate actively as consumers and makers of the arts in a diverse global community.

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