Ms. Mary DeClercq

Email:
mdeclercq@cathedralcatholic.org

Telephone:
(858) 523-4000 x1111

Courses:
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Advanced Drawing and Painting

Drawing and Painting

Drawing and Painting (Course #1775-1776) Grade 12

Prerequisite: Foundations in Visual Art and Design for Grades 9 – 11 or audition.

Drawing and Painting is a course that blends academic and technical understanding with creative development. Students will explore aesthetic perception, creative expression, historical and cultural context, as well as aesthetic valuing and connections, relationships, and applications. Students will learn fundamental skills in drawing and painting production by applying the fundamentals of the elements and principles of visual art and design. Through this course, students will build confidence in her/his artistic ability, as well as build communication skills, heighten sensitivity to one’s environment and increase aesthetic awareness. Students will express their original creativity visually and will become skilled at the analysis and critical assessment of artworks while using appropriate vocabulary. Students will generate a digital portfolio demonstrating their abilities for college entrance in the visual art field. Students will showcase their works during the CCHS art festival in May. 

Foundations in Visual Art and Design

Foundations in Visual Art and Design

Foundations in Visual Art and Design # 1701 -170

Grades: 9 – 12

This course provides introductory instruction in the visual arts. Students will gain basic knowledge and skills through assignments in design, drawing and painting, 3-D design and sculpture, including ceramics, and digital art and filmmaking. In addition, students will develop a digital portfolio of their works, which will carry over to future courses. Students will also acquire a basic visual art vocabulary and an ability to utilize the language of art in discussions and through critiques. Artistic achievement of individuals, both historical and contemporary, and the work of different cultures will be analyzed and explored to serve as sources of inspiration for studio practices. This course prepares the student for all other visual art courses offered at Cathedral Catholic High School. Students will showcase their works during the CCHS art festival in May.

Foundations of Visual Art: 

Box Design for Soap Carving due 3/13/16

 

 

Drawing and Painting:

Georgia Okeefe inspired Painting due 3/12/16

 

Advanced Drawing and Painting:

Figure Medium of Choice Project due 3/12/16