Visual Arts - 2D and 3D

YEAR 4 ARTS EDUCATION 9

(MAE-09-IB)

In Art 9, creative approaches to image development are explored and students will begin to develop their own creative voice and style. The application of the elements and principles of design is extended into several areas of visual expression; drawing, painting, graphics, sculpture, and ceramics. Students will have the opportunity to view, discuss and critique the work of other artists including their peers. Students will use their process journal to draw, design, paint, explore and take notes on techniques learned in class.  

Optional enrichment fee for materials-$35.  

VISUAL ARTS: ART STUDIO 11 (formerly Art Foundations 11)

(MVAST11~4 CREDITS FINE ARTS)

The Visual Arts curriculum promotes self-expression, self-identity and a connection to artists in both the local art community and other parts of the world. Projects created in Art Studio 11 explore the Elements and Principles of Design as they apply that understanding to projects ranging from realistic pencil illustrations to 3D ceramic sculptures and digital design. Students will participate in a wide range of aesthetic experiences and contexts with an emphasis on skill development, taking creative and stylistic risks and developing conceptual thinking. Students at this level are beginning to explore their creative potential.

VISUAL ARTS: ART STUDIO 12 (formerly Art Foundations 12)

(MVAST12~4 CREDITS FINE ARTS)

The Visual Arts curriculum promotes self-expression, self-identity and connection to artists in both the local art community and other parts of the world. Students in Art Studio 12 will explore the Elements and Principles of Design as they apply that understanding to projects ranging from life and still life projects, to 3D Design, digital media and printmaking. Students will demonstrate their creative voice as they create increasingly independent projects that reflect their conceptual decision making, artistic skills and stylistic area of interest.

VISUAL ARTS: STUDIO ARTS 2D 11 ENRICHED (Pre AP)

(MVAST11~11 4 CREDITS FINE ARTS)

The Visual Arts curriculum promotes self-expression, self-identity and connecting to artists and art processes in the student’s art community and that of other parts of the world. Students will explore the Elements and Principles of Design while creating projects that continue to refine their artistic skills and techniques for a variety of styles. Students are challenged to intentionally select and combine materials and processes to convey ideas that demonstrate innovation and engagement as they explore a wide range of 2D mediums. Students will be exposed to a wide range of movements, periods and contexts and as the year progresses, students will develop an independent portfolio of work exploring a conceptual direction of their choosing. This rigorous course is highly recommended prior to students enrolling in AP 12.

VISUAL ARTS: STUDIO ARTS 2D 12 (formerly Drawing and Painting)

(MVAD-11~4 CREDITS FINE ARTS)

The Visual Arts curriculum promotes self-expression, self-identity and connecting to artists and art processes in the student’s art community and that of other parts of the world. Students will explore the Elements and Principles of Design while creating projects that continue challenge and improve their artistic skills and techniques from a variety of styles. Students will intentionally select and combine materials and processes to convey ideas that demonstrate innovation and engagement as they explore a wide range of 2D mediums. Students will explore art and design careers and examine a wide range of movements, periods and contexts. Students will develop a personal voice in their work and through discussion and critique, begin to focus their projects on media and styles of their choosing.

VISUAL ARTS: STUDIO ARTS 3D 11 (formerly Ceramics and Sculpture 10)

(MVAC11~4 CREDITS FINE ARTS)

The Visual Arts curriculum promotes self-expression, self-identity and connecting to artists and art processes in the student’s art community and that of other parts of the world. Students will begin to explore the skills and techniques required in 2D media design. design specific language associated with 3D artistic works . Work is inspired through inquiry, planned and revised in both 2D and 3D prior to being constructed in a wide range of 3D mediums. Skills are developed and refined and work is created for specific audiences and purposes as the year progresses. Students will actively engage in creating works as they resolve creative challenges.

VISUAL ARTS: STUDIO ARTS 3D 11 (formerly Ceramics and Sculpture 11)

(MVAC11~4 CREDITS FINE ARTS)

The Visual Arts curriculum promotes self-expression, self-identity and connecting to artists and art processes in the student’s art community and that of other parts of the world. Students will explore the design specific language associated with 3D artistic works. Work is inspired through inquiry, planned and revised in both 2D and 3D prior to being constructed in a wide range of 3D mediums. Skills are developed and refined and work is created for specific audiences and purposes as the year progresses. Students will explore 3D Design applications and related career directions. At this level students may wish to create an AP Portfolio for submission in their Grade 12 year.

VISUAL ARTS: STUDIO ARTS 3D  12 (formerly Ceramics and Sculpture 12 and AP 3D)

(MVAC-12~4 CREDITS FINE ARTS)

The Visual Arts curriculum promotes self-expression, self-identity and connecting to artists and art processes in the student’s art community and that of other parts of the world. Students will explore the design specific language associated with 3D artistic works. Work is inspired through inquiry, planned and revised in both 2D and 3D prior to being constructed in a wide range of 3D mediums (wood, clay, found objects, metal, plaster). Skills are developed and refined and work is created for specific audiences and purposes as the year progresses. Students will explore 3D Design applications and related career directions.

 

AP ART ART AND DESIGN COURSES (2D DESIGN, DRAWING, 3D DESIGN)

These three exciting and rigorous art courses are designed to align with college and university foundations courses. Students can gain credit for first-year post-secondary course credit while still in high school. They are intended for those who are interested in pursuing their own artistic passions through the creation of a Sustained Investigation  (15-piece portfolio) of work based an inquiry investigation of the student’s choice..  Permission from the instructor and a second block of senior art is required. Class time is TBA but is typically runs 3-5 on Tuesdays.

AP STUDIO ARTS: DRAWING 12

(ASAD-12 ~ 4 CREDITS FINE ARTS)

This course is geared towards mature art students. Work focuses on the use of drawing skills such as mark making, line, surface, space use, shade, and composition as they relate to the student’s inquiry investigation. This 15 piece Sustained Investigation Work must demonstrate process, experimentation, and revision of ideas and is submitted by the first week of May.

Fee for enrichment materials-$70.

To receive Advanced Placement credit, student portfolios must be evaluated by the College Board in May.

Prerequisite = Studio Arts (Pre AP 11).  Teacher permission is required to enroll in this course as well as enrolment in another senior art block.

AP 2D DESIGN 

(A2DP ~ 4 CREDITS)

This course is geared towards mature art students. Work focuses on the use of 2 D design skills (colour, line, shape, plane, layer, form, texture, value etc.) as they relate to the student’s Sustained Investigation. This 15-piece portfolio of (S.I) work must demonstrate process, experimentation, and revision of ideas and is submitted by the first week of May.

Fee for enrichment materials-$70.

To receive Advanced Placement credit, student portfolios must be evaluated by the College Board in May.

Prerequisite = Studio Arts (Pre AP 11).  Teacher permission is required to enroll in this course as well as enrolment in another senior art block.

AP 3D DESIGN

( A3DP12 ~ 4 CREDITS)

This course is geared towards mature art students. Work focuses on the use of 3 D Design skills such as space, texture, balance, volume, shape, movement, etc., as they relate to the student’s Sustained Investigation. This S.I. Portfolio of work must demonstrate process, experimentation, and revision of ideas and complete 15 works demonstrating their investigation by the first week of May.

Fee for enrichment materials-$70.

To receive Advanced Placement credit, student portfolios must be evaluated by the College Board in May.

Prerequisite = Studio Arts 3D 11.  Teacher permission is required to enroll in this course as well as enrolment in another senior art block.