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Advertising Art 06382
This course presents the use of and information about the many elements of art and graphic design, idea development, and layout combined with current marketing and advertising psychology. Students create their own advertisements utilizing these components. A field trip to a major ad agency is arranged. 1 Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Cartooning, Comics and Animation (THS only) 06352
This class explores the history of illustration from the simplest cartoon, through dramatic comic book story illustrations, to Disney-type animation and concludes with basic 3D stop motion and computer animation. The student will become familiar with the tools and techniques used in each discipline and will produce an example of a single-frame cartoon, a three-frame strip cartoon, a comic book cover and interior pages, a 2D character, and a 3D character using both a stop motion armature and computer rendering.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Ceramics 1 06272
The aim of this course is to teach the following methods of working with clay: pinch, coil, slab and sculpture. All work will be done by hand; no plaster molds will be used. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Computer Graphics 1 06422
This course teaches students how to use the computer as a medium in fine art. The software program, Photoshop, is taught along with art history and art theory. Students are challenged to apply Photoshop skills learned to create interesting works of art based on specific themes. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Drawing 1 06232
This course is an introduction to basic drawing principles and techniques using primarily black and white media. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Fundamentals of Art 06202
This is an introductory art course designed to develop basic skills in drawing, color, and three-dimensional design. Included is the use and care of art materials and tools and the introduction and understanding of art terminology. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Lettering & Calligraphy 06362
This course will present methods in lettering whereby skills can be perfected and the knowledge of letter forms mastered. The development of elegant handwriting, composition, and design skills is explored through a series of applied projects, such as certificates, posters, and greeting cards. 2 Retakes.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Photography 1 (Athens) 07112
This course satisfies ½ credit of the math-related graduation requirement--during senior year only. This course if offered for the amateur photography enthusiast. It is an introductory course including theory and studio work, each relating to all phases of camera uses, digital imaging, and photographic processing. Basic digital photography skills and techniques will be introduced from an art perspective.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Photography 2 (Athens) 07132
This course satisfies ½ credit of the math-related graduation requirement--during senior year only. This course is designed for the student who is serious about advance photographic techniques. It will provide the student with a sound working knowledge of camera modes and functions. The course covers and refines Photoshop skills and techniques essential for professional photographic work. Students produce final projects suitable for presentation, home display, and contest entries.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Sculpture 06292
This course is an introduction to three-dimensional work using a variety of materials such as metal, wood, plaster, and clay. Students retaking the course will be able to choose more individual direction in their work. 1 Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Ceramics 2 06282
The aim of this course is to teach advanced work in ceramics, including the potter’s wheel and all hand methods. 2 Retakes.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Computer Graphics 2 06432
This course covers advanced applications of Photoshop, while introducing students to video editing. Students will create advanced mixed media art using the computer and video. The class will introduce students to the work of artists working in computer and video as a medium in fine art. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Drawing 2 06242
This course is a continuation of Drawing 1 with emphasis on colored drawing media. 2 Retakes.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Metals 1 (Troy High) 06312
This course will introduce students to construction or fabrication techniques in jewelry. Students will learn basic soldering, sawing, forming, and finishing techniques. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Metals 2 (Troy High) 06322
Students will get instruction in advanced fabrication techniques. This class offers students the opportunity to build on basic skills covered in Metals 1. 2 Retakes.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Painting 1 06252
This course is an introduction to basic painting styles and techniques and to various water-soluble painting media. ***Prerequisite or teacher approval. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Painting 2 06262
This is a course designed to build on the skills developed in Painting 1, using the water soluble media with an emphasis on more individual direction. 2 Retakes.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Advanced Art - AP - Semester 1 16393
This individualized study course for advanced students is designed and geared toward fulfilling the criteria used in advanced placement college testing, i.e., quality, concentration (the pursuing of a single concern in depth), and breadth (using a variety of means and materials). Portfolio preparation. ***Instructor approval required. 1 Retake.
COURSE NOTE: Instructor approval.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
Advanced Art - AP - Semester 2 26393
This individualized study course for advanced students is designed and geared toward fulfilling the criteria used in advanced placement college testing, i.e., quality, concentration (the pursuing of a single concern in depth), and breadth (using a variety of means and materials). Portfolio preparation. ***Instructor approval required. 1 Retake.
COURSE NOTE: Instructor approval.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
Studio Art - Semester 1 16373
This course is designed to give the advanced student a chance to pursue individualized work in the medium of his/her choice. If the class is not taught, the student can be scheduled during Advanced Placement Art, per instructor. Portfolio preparation is the goal for the serious student. ***Instructor approval required. 1 Retake.
COURSE NOTE: Instructor approval.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Studio Art - Semester 2 26373
This course is designed to give the advanced student a chance to pursue individualized work in the medium of his/her choice. If the class is not taught, the student can be scheduled during Advanced Placement Art, per instructor. Portfolio preparation is the goal for the serious student. ***Instructor approval required. 1 Retake.
COURSE NOTE: Instructor approval.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Innovation Lab 8692
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CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
Innovation Learning 08682
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CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12