Why Choose Art?

Visual art is an important part of a student’s education. Students are challenged to find creative and unique solutions to problems. It is this use of creative problem solving skills that fosters higher level thinking skills. Art also offers students the opportunity to work cooperatively, to be responsible, and to appreciate cultures and the world around them.

Art courses provide opportunities for students to learn:

  • Drawing Skills Drawing Techniques
  • Painting Techniques
  • Perspective
  • Color Theory
  • Life Drawing
  • Creative Expression
  • Elements of Art
  • Principles of Design
  • Digital Photography
  • Computer Graphics
  • Illustration
  • Shading
  • Pen and Ink
  • Watercolors
  • Composition
  • Photography
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Printmaking
  • Pastels
  • Digital Art
  • Careers in Art
  • Portfolio Building
  • Creativity