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Art

As children, we all draw and paint and create grand masterpieces from nothing. Yet the older we become, the more we seem to lose confidence in our abilities. Our goal is to nurture our students' natural artistic inclinations by offering artistic experiences in a wide variety of mediums.


Altered Art 13+ Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 13 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
Altered art is the exciting exploration of making the ordinary into the extraordinary. Altered art is defined as "the transformation or alteration of ordinary objects into artistic pieces". Students will alter such objects as books, soda cans, puzzles, board games and much more. The pieces will be created using mixed-media techniques, which include (but are not limited to): paint, fabric, paper, pastels, metal and ink. This class will prove to be a great exploration of art, problem solving and seeing the potential for art in the ordinary.

Altered Art 9-12 Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 9 - 12
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
Altered art is the exciting exploration of making the ordinary into the extraordinary. Altered art is defined as "the transformation or alteration of ordinary objects into artistic pieces". Students will alter such objects as books, soda cans, puzzles, board games and much more. The pieces will be created using mixed-media techniques, which include (but are not limited to): paint, fabric, paper, pastels, metal and ink. This class will prove to be a great exploration of art, problem solving and seeing the potential for art in the ordinary.

Art 9-12 Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 9 - 12
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
General Art classes are different from year to year and can be taken consecutive years. Students will participate in art projects selected around a particular artist or art movement. They will discover and develop their creative talents while learning the basic tools, terms and techniques used in art. They will study and practice the use of line, shape, form, value, texture, pattern and perspective.

Art 10-12 Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Prerequisites: Basic supplies required
Ages: 10 - 12
1.25 Hour Class; 2 days/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
Students will participate in art projects selected around a particular artist or art movement. They will discover and develop their creative talents while learning the basic tools, terms and techniques used in art. They will study and practice the use of line, shape, form, value, texture, pattern and perspective through work with a variety of mediums--drawing, painting, ceramics, mosaics, printmaking, clay copper etching and more.

Art 13+ Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 13 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 2 days/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
General Art classes are different from year to year and can be taken consecutive years.This class is designed specifically for high school students. It will highlight the major art movements and artists that were pivotal during their time. Students will draw inspiration from these artists and art movements to create their own body of work. This class will also teach students the elements of art and design and how to use them while creating their own art.

Art 6-8 Fri. Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 6 - 8
1 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
Students will discover and develop their creative talents while learning the basic tools, terms and techniques used in art. They'll study and practice the use of line, shape, form, value, texture, pattern and perspective through work with a variety of mediums--drawing, painting, ceramics, mosaics, printmaking, clay copper etching and more.


Art 6-8 Wed. Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 6 - 8
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
General Art classes are different from year to year and can be taken consecutive years. Students will discover and develop their creative talents while learning the basic tools, terms and techniques used in art. They'll study and practice the use of line, shape, form, value, texture, pattern and perspective through work with a variety of mediums--drawing, painting, ceramics, mosaics, printmaking, clay copper etching and more.

Art History 14+ Rm #20
Teacher: Dan Carlson
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 14 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $45.00
Students will explore the major movements in art as well as individual artists. Students will develop their creative talents while learning tools, terms and techniques used in art.

Art Independent Study 11-13 Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 11 - 13
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
For those artists who want individualized attention and time to work on art projects of their choosing whether watercolor, cartooning, drawing, mosaics or other projects approved by Lisa, this is the class for you! Students progress at their own pace while improving their skills and spending time with other budding artists.

Art Independent Study 14+ Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 14 and up
1.5 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
For those artists who want individualized attention and time to work on art projects of their choosing, whether watercolor, cartooning, drawing, mosaics or other projects approved by Lisa, this is the class for you! Students progress at their own pace while improving their skills and spending time with other budding artists.

Ceramics 13+ Rm #31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 13 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 2 days/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $65.00
Students will explore many ways to create pieces out of clay including, slab and coil building, slump molding and hand built and carved decorations. We will also learn a vairety of wonderful glazing techniques.

Ceramics Studio 14+ Rm #31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Prerequisites: experience required
Ages: 14 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $65.00
This class is intended for students who have mastered the basic skills taught in Ceramics and are ready to work more independently on projects of their own design. A pottery notebook is required for this class to help students plan their work and build on what they learn from each project. The instructor offers suggestions based on the student's strengths and interests but as there are no specific assigned projects, students need to be motivated to carry through on exploring and completing projects based on his or her own ideas. Finished projects may draw from all areas of construction or focus on a single method. However, time available to work on the wheel will need to be divided among those in the class who are interested.

Introduction to Pottery 7-9 Rm #31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 7 - 9
1 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $65.00
Students explore many ways to create functional and decorative pieces out of clay. Techniques include slab and coil building, molding, hand building, carved work and an introduction to the potters wheel. The class offers a variety of project ideas and examples as a reference, while encouraging students to combine their own ideas and creativity with their new skills to produce unique art. Finished pieces include both vessel and sculptural items. We also learn a variety of glazing techniques.

Photography 14+ Rm #20
Teacher: Jessica Summers
Outside Work: Moderate
Book Purchase Required
Prerequisites: Students must have their own camera. Recommended camera would be a Canon Rebel T5I or any Rebel.
Ages: 14 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
Join me as I take you on a journey into the world of basic photography. You'll learn the basic foundation of photography: how your camera works, lighting techniques , how to properly compose an amazing eye catching image and much much more.

Pottery 9-12 Rm #31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 9 - 12
1.25 Hour Class; 2 days/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $65.00
Students explore many ways to create functional and decorative pieces out of clay. Techniques include slab and coil building,molding, hand building, carved work as well as wheel throwing. The class offers a variety of project ideas and examples as a reference, while encouraging students to combine their own ideas and creativity with their new skills to produce unique art. Finished pieces include both vessel and sculptural items. Students learn a variety of glazing techniques as well as explore ways to embellish projects with stains and non-ceramic additions.

Pottery Studio 10-13 Rm #31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 10 - 13
1.5 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $65.00
This class is intended for students who have mastered the basic skills taught in Pottery and are ready to work more independently on projects of their own design. A pottery notebook is required for this class to help students plan their work and build on what they learn from each project. The instructor offers suggestions based on the student's strengths and interests but as there are no specific assigned projects, students need to be motivated to carry through on exploring and completing projects based on his or her own ideas. Finished projects may draw from all areas of construction or focus on a single method. However, time available to work on the wheel will need to be divided among those in the class who are interested.

Pottery 12-14 Rm #31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 12 - 14
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $65.00
Students explore many ways to create functional and decorative pieces out of clay. Techniques include slab and coil building,molding, hand building, carved work as well as wheel throwing. The class offers a variety of project ideas and examples as a reference, while encouraging students to combine their own ideas and creativity with their new skills to produce unique art. Finished pieces include both vessel and sculptural items. Students learn a variety of glazing techniques as well as explore ways to embellish projects with stains and non-ceramic additions.

Pottery Studio 12-14 Rm #31
Teacher: To be determined
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 12 - 14
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $65.00
This class is intended for students who have mastered the basic skills taught in Pottery and are ready to work more independently on projects of their own design. A pottery notebook is required for this class to help students plan their work and build on what they learn from each project. The instructor offers suggestions based on the student's strengths and interests but as there are no specific assigned projects, students need to be motivated to carry through on exploring and completing projects based on his or her own ideas. Finished projects may draw from all areas of construction or focus on a single method. However, time available to work on the wheel will need to be divided among those in the class who are interested.

Sewing 10+ Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 10 and up
1.5 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $40.00
Students in this class learn everything they need to know to create whatever they desire out of fabric! Students learn hand stitching techniques and what they are used for; how to use and care for a sewing machine, how to choose a pattern, and learning to read and follow a pattern through to the end! This class is individualized to accommodate all sewing levels. It is strongly recommended that each student have their own machine.

Students who have already taken Sewing I or come in with sewing knowledge will pick up where they left off.


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