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

1st period-conference - 8:00-9:30
2nd Period-Art I - 9:35-11:05
3rd Period-Art II & III - 11:40-1:10
4th Period-Art I - 2:05-3:35

5th Period-Art I - 8:00-9:30
6th Period-conference - 9:35-11:05
7th Period-Art III & IV - 11:40-1:10
8th Period - Art I - 2:05-3:35


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Art II - a2jz6ke
Art III - c7yolpa
Art IV - 2qdewwf


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

Grades:
Major Grades: Projects, critiques, quizzes, Art history report, class participation
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 50% and Minor grades account for 50% 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. 

**Mrs. Smith is also the BHS representative for NAHS or National Art Honor Society as well as the District Fine Arts Coordinator**