Mrs. Smith's Art Class

Art I, II, III, & IV

What is an art education? It is an area of education that provides programs in art production, art history, aesthetics, and art criticism for students in the public schools.

"The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic
than to love others." - Vincent Van Gogh

Class Schedule

First period-Art III/IV
Second Period-Conference
Third Period-Art II
Fourth Period-Art I & II
Fifth Period-Art II
Sixth Period-Art I & II
Seventh Period-Art I 

1st Semester Syllabus
Art I-IV: Drawing, Painting
2nd Semester Syllabus
Art I-IV: Printmaking, Ceramics/Sculpture

Major Grades: Projects, critiques, quizzes, Art history report
Minor Grades: Sketch book, thumbnails, rough drafts, classwork

Excelled - A - 90-100
Above Expectations - B - 80-90
Met Expectations - C - 70-80
Below Expectations - D or F - 0-70

Major grades account for 40% and Minor grades account for 60% of the overall total grade.

 Students must research (Artists, Art Movement, or Culture)
to create a thumbnail,  and a rough draft for all major projects. 
For research, students may use classroom textbooks, internet, take and print personal photos, or create a composition by observation.

All  projects must be original, creative and created with skill.

All projects that are submitted for contests must follow contest rules and regulations.