St. John Vianney High School

FAA 200 Course Information

Prerequisite: Art 100 or Art 110, and departmental approval. Open to juniors and seniors.

Description: Having experienced various media and techniques in Art I, the student in Art II will begin a portfolio, explore new media, such as acrylic painting and block printing, and delve more deeply into those areas of art with which he is already familiar. He is encouraged to demonstrate greater creativity, skill, and refinement in his artwork.

A further study of art history is required.

Outcomes: The student will be able to:
-recognize art and artists from various periods of art history,
-produce drawings from observation, i.e. contour, blind contour, tonal, mixed media, etc.,
-create paintings with acrylic paint and watercolors, produce block prints and designs, develop a portfolio of artwork.

Content:
-drawing
-design
-color theory
-painting
-art history
-calligraphy
-printmaking
-3-dimensional work
-films, as applicable
-reading and writing in art history

Method of Evaluation: Teacher assessment of student portfolio, effort, and class participation.

Materials: all art supplies (except pencils) are provided within the course. Students must replace supplies as needed. The supplemental reading book, Elementary Alphabets, by Ross F. George, is required for this course. The book is available for student use in art class.