Studio in Art


    Grades 9-12, 1 Credit

    Studio in Art is a comprehensive course. It is a prerequisite to all other elective art courses (Photography, Ceramics, Drawing & Painting, etc.). Throughout this year long introductory course, you will learn many techniques and utilize various mediums including pencil, charcoal, ink, acrylic, and more. We will create both 2 and 3-dimentional works.


    • 2 Pencils
    • Eraser
    • 8.5x11” or 9x12” Sketchbook
    • Portfolio
    Portfolios will be stored in the art room and all supplies can be placed inside so students are prepared everyday


    Grading is based on the following:

    • projects
    • Homework & Class Work
    • Effort and Behavior

    Student Responsibilities:

    • Be prepared for class
    • Be on time for class
    • Be respectful and give your best effort

    Extra help will be on Thursday

    NYS Learning Standards for the Arts

    Standard 1: Creating, Preforming and Participating in the Arts

    Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theater, and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts

    Standard 2: Knowing and Using Art Materials and Resources

    Students will be knowledgeable about and make use of the materials and resources available for participation in the arts in various roles

    Standard 3: Responding to and Analyzing Works of Art

    Students will respond critically to a variety of works in the arts, connecting the individual work to other works and to other aspects of human endeavor and thought

    Standard 4: Understanding the Cultural Dimensions and Contributions of the Arts

    Students will develop an understanding of the personal and cultural forces that shape artistic communication and how the arts in turn shape the diverse cultures of past and present society