VISUAL ARTS ST. JOSEPH S. S. COURSE INFORMATION AVI 201 GRADE 10, OPEN VISUAL ARTS EARN YOUR REQUIRED ARTS CREDIT EARN YOUR “GROUP 1” CREDIT IF THIS IS YOUR 1st ARTS COURSE GRADE 10 VISUAL ARTS - AVI 201 (Prerequisite: None) This course enables you to develop your skills in producing and presenting art by introducing you to new ideas, materials, and processes for artistic exploration and experimentation. You will learn to apply the elements and principles of design when exploring the creative process. You will use the critical analysis process to reflect on and interpret art within a personal, contemporary and historical context. The artwork you create will reflect who you are becoming at this time in your life. LEARN THROUGH STUDIO PROJECTS PAINTING – Hard Edge Acrylic & Colour PRINTMAKING – Stencil & Silkscreen SCULPTURE – Plaster Bandage DRAWING - Life drawing, Calligraphy & Graded Pencil Portraits LOOK FORWARD TO… Developing Technical skills Building Self Confidence Enjoying the Studio Environment Contributing to our Community Using Skills in Other Courses Fostering Leadership The Courage to Create CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION Choice Design Process Problem Solving “How to” Demonstrations Guided Instruction Positive Feedback ART APPRECIATION & CRITICISM The power and influence of art to draw inspiration for Unit Projects. Relevant Historical Art and Artists Relevant Contemporary Art and Artists VISUAL ARTS – ENGAGE YOUR MIND!