Intro to Art

Introduction to Art is designed to introduce the basic art elements and principles as they apply to the four components of art education: Art History, Art Expression/Production, Aesthetic Analysis, and Art Criticism. Introduction to Art is intended to provide introductory experiences through the use of a variety of media and techniques that have been utilized by various artists and cultures throughout history. These may include Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Computer Graphics, Sculpture, Design, and Crafts.

Above: Along with a variety of changes happening this year, one was the furniture in the room. I now have a large demo/work table that I hope will be useful for all of my classes.

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A Whole New Mind
The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mind-creators and empathizers, pattern recognizers and meaning makers.These people-artists, inventors, designers, storytellers, caregivers, consolers, big picture thinkers-will now reap society’s richest rewards and share its greatest joys.

Daniel H. Pink

Above: This a collage of several students’ sketchbook covers from 2015 that I posted as a collaborative mini-mural in the hallway. I love this assignment because they come out so different every time!