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Design in Mixed Media 3,4 (P) (0246, 0247)


Grade Range:
 10–12
 Prerequisites:
 Design in Mixed Media 1,2 or Art 1,2
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Visual and Performing Arts
 UC subject area satisfied:
 f - Visual and Performing Arts
Course Description:
 This advanced course focuses on historical and cultural implication of artists as craft-persons around the world and throughout history. Instruction also includes further investigation of contemporary and traditional works of art that use multiple media in individual works. This course requires minimal drawing and painting skills. Students develop, refine, and create a series of handmade objects and/or mixed-media works of art based on existing works. Individually, students analyze and select their own artistic work for presentation. Collaboratively, they curate an exhibit based on a chosen theme.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Hobbs, Visual Experience, Davis, 2005.
SDUSD VAPA Core Learnings, 2005.