Art

Lucie Cape


PreK3 and PreK4

The students will focus on process rather than product to develop fine and gross motor skills. The students will explore colors and how they mix, basic and irregular shapes, tracing around shapes, coloring, painting, texture, free drawing, clay, charcoal, chalk and other creative processes.

Kindergarten

The students will focus mostly on process rather than product to develop fine and gross motor skills. The students will explore colors and how they mix, basic and irregular shapes, tracing around shapes, coloring, painting, texture, free drawing, clay, charcoal, chalk and other creative processes. The class will learn about new artists throughout the year and learn about different artistic techniques and styles.

First and Second Grade

The students will continue to develop fine and gross motor skills through the manipulation of clay and various art tools. The students will explore primary and secondary colors and how they mix, drawing basic and irregular shapes using a variety of media, soft and hard sculpture, painting, coloring, texture, free drawing, clay, charcoal, chalk and other creative processes. The class will learn about many new artists throughout the year, the styles they are most known for and examples of the artist’s major works. The students will also learn about different artistic techniques and styles.

Third and Fourth Grade

The students will continue to develop fine and gross motor skills through the manipulation of clay and various art tools. The students will explore primary, secondary and intermediate colors and how they mix, drawing basic and irregular shapes using a variety of media, drawing techniques, soft and hard sculpture, weaving, painting, coloring, texture, free drawing, clay, charcoal, chalk, print making and other creative processes. The class will learn about many new artists throughout the year, the styles they are most known for and examples of the artist’s major works. The students will also learn about different artistic styles including landscapes, portraits, and abstracts.

Fifth Grade

The students will continue to fine tune their motor skills through the manipulation of clay and various art tools. The students will explore drawing techniques, primary, secondary and intermediate colors and how they mix, drawing basic and irregular shapes using a variety of media, soft and hard sculpture, weaving, crocheting, painting, coloring, texture, free drawing, clay, ceramics, charcoal, chalk, print making and other creative processes. The class will learn about many new artists throughout the year, the styles they are most known for and examples of the artist’s major works. The students will also learn about different artistic styles including Neo-Plasticism, Surrealism, Abstract art and many others.

Middle School

The students will attend art class once per week over the course of a year. The curriculum for Middle School is a two year curriculum. One year focuses on design elements where the projects include visual arts, graphic art, architecture, making plaster masks, clay sculpture and ceramics. The second year the students will focus on the development of art through history, individual artists, styles and research and share an artist they choose. The students will also complete visual and sculptural projects the second year that include the use of Pop Art, clay sculpture through mask making, photo manipulation, soft and oil pastels, as well as many others. During both years the students engage a variety of activities that furthers their fine motor development. The students will explore primary, secondary, intermediate, and complementary colors and how various palettes effect art work, drawing techniques, soft and hard sculpture, painting, clay, charcoal, chalk, print making and other creative processes. The students will also review many artists throughout the year and discuss the styles they are most known for and examples of the artist’s major works.


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