Painting above by Paul Encarnacion

Grace Lee Perspective Fantasy
Grace Lee


This course is designed for students interested in refining skills in painting and drawing. Students will learn advanced drawing and painting techniques using pencil, ink, charcoal, pastel, and acrylic paint.  Students will learn about renowned artists from the past as well as explore contemporary approaches to drawing and painting.  By the end of the course students will become versatile artists able to express themselves both realistically and abstractly. This is an excellent course to take in preparation for AP Studio Art.


Fall 2017 Art Appreciation Syllabus


Jan 3 to Jan 12 Cardboard Sculpture
Sculpture Due: Friday, January 12

Nov 28 to Dec 12 Van Gogh inspired landscape paintings
Due Date: Tuesday, December 12

November 9 Hispanic Artists Unit
Due date: Friday, November 17, 2017

Oct 26 Contour Collage Portraits
Collage Portraits Due: Thursday, November 2, 2017

Oct 10 Perspective and Deep Space
Perspective Drawing of Hallway Due: October 26, 2017

September 22 Texture and Colored Pencil Landscape
Landscape Due: Tuesday, October 6, 2017

September 11 Shading an Apple with Visiting Artist Chas McGrath
Still Life Due: September 22, 2017

August 21 Types of Line and the Still Life