Art 10 or Art 11 Honours (5 credits)
This course is an introduction to the basic principals of art and art appreciation.The course concentrates on drawing, painting, sculpture, developing an art vocabulary and cherishing all art forms.The student is expected to spend some time outside the normal school day working on various assignments.
Note: A 5-credit course is the preferred prerequisite for students continuing to Art 20.Those students continuing into IB Art, must take Art 11 Honours for 5 credits.
Art 20 (3 or 5 credits)
Prerequisite: Art 10 (5 credits)
This course is a continuation of Art 10.There will be further development of skills, techniques and themes from Art 10, with a focus on the Principles of Design.The student may be expected to spend time outside the normal school day completing various assignments.
Visual Arts 21 IB (5 credits)
Prerequisite: Art 11 Honours (5 credits)
This is the first year of the two year IB Art program.While the content is similar to Art 20, extra emphasis is placed on developing the students awareness of their personal goals and purposes as artists.Students will begin to build a portfolio of their work.
Note:Registration must be approved by IB Coordinator
Art 30 (5 credits)
Prerequisite: Art 20
Students are expected to create a body of work that is unique to the individual.Additional skills and techniques are learned to broaden the base from which art works can be created.Students will be required to do a portion of preliminary work outside of class.
Visual Arts 31 IB (5 credits)
Prerequisite: Visual Arts 21 IB
This is the second year of the two year IB Art program.The course is similar in content to Art 30.For the final exam students will be expected to exhibit and discuss their artwork.Students will complete their art portfolio.
Note: Registration must be approved by IB Coordinator