05154 Visual Art & Design I

Fine ArtsHigh School (9–12)

This is an introductory course with an emphasis on the elements and principles of design. Drawing is stressed in the preparation for each project in this survey course. Composition, design, ceramics, sculpture, and printmaking techniques, as well as historical and contemporary art will be included.

This course aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning for Visual Arts.

Prerequisites

None

Course Texts and Materials

Required

  • Graphite pencils, HB (2B, 2H)
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser, rule
  • Black permanent marker (fine and ultra-fine)
  • Colored pencils
  • Markers
  • Watercolor palette (8 colors)
  • Paintbrushes (small and medium)
  • Heavyweight paper (70 lb. or higher)
  • Modeling clay
  • Scissors or craft knife
  • Craft knife
  • Bottled glue

Optional

  • Pastels (chalk or oil)
  • Cardboard

Terms Offered

  • Full Year

Credits

  • 1 Credit