Art

  • Art History and Criticism

    Critique and compare significant works of art and architecture from Prehistory through the 16th century. You will analyze art history and criticism methodologies, explore media and techniques used by artists from various cultures and time periods, and learn appropriate terminology for discussing artwork from around the world. This course can be used to meet a performing/fine arts requirement for high school graduation.

    • Prerequisites: None
    • One semester
    • Worth 0.5 credits per semester.
  • Digital Photography 1

    Have you ever wondered how photographers take such great pictures? Have you tried to take photographs and wondered why they didn’t seem to capture that moment that you saw with your eyes? The Digital Photography I course focuses on the basics of photography, including building an understanding of aperture, shutter speed, lighting, and composition. Students will be introduced to the history of photography and basic camera functions. Students will use the basic techniques of composition and camera functions to build a portfolio of images, capturing people, landscapes, close-up, and action photographs.

    • Prerequisites: None
    • ORVSD
    • One semester
    • Worth 0.5 credits per semester.
  • Fashion & Interior Design

    Do you have a flair for fashion? Are you constantly redecorating your room? If so, the design industry might just be for you! In this course, you’ll explore what it is like to work in the industry by exploring career possibilities and the background that you need to pursue them. Get ready to try your hand at designing as you learn the basics of color and design then test your skills
    through hands-on projects. In addition, you’ll develop the essential communication skills that build success in any business. By the end of the course, you’ll be well on your way to developing the portfolio you need to get your stylishly clad foot in the door of this exciting field.

    • Prerequisites: None
    • One semester
    • Worth 0.5 credits per semester.