Studio I: Foundations of Studio Art

This is a beginner’s course in the basic fundamentals of art, theory and practice. Students will be acquainted with the elements of art and principles of design and how to apply these to produce a work of art. Student work will focus on studio projects but will also include keeping an artist sketchbook. A variety of drawing and painting media will be used, with an emphasis on black and white design. Students will be acquainted with color theory, pertinent art vocabulary, as well as some art history. Students will get an introduction to the individual and group critique process.