HIGH ART 1A / Online

This unique course explores the world of 2D art media (specifically,
drawing and painting) and includes discussions on art history,
application, use, and enjoyment. Encourages students to "think outside
the lines" as they nurture their own artistic inclinations and develop a
style. Also encourages attendance at shows and exhibitions. Most
assignments require responses in varied media for submission and
grading. ART 1A makes the necessary transition to ART 1B seamless and
exciting. Students will be required to purchase a number of art

IMPORTANT: You must have access to a digital camera to capture and upload images of your completed assignments. View TEKS.

Required Textbook (sold separately):

• Hobbs, Jack, Richard Salome, and Ken Vieth. The Visual Experience, 3rd ed. Worcester, Mass.: Davis Publications, Inc., 2005. ISBN 978-0-87192-627-2

Required Materials:
• #2 wood pencil

• ” sponge brush or large watercolor brush

• 2 flat acrylic brushes (#2 and #5)

• A variety of texture objects

• Acrylic paints in tubes or bottles (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, white, and black)

• Baby powder

• Colored pencils (good quality, and at least 12 colors in the set)

• Container for water

• Fine-line black felt-tip marker

• Magazines and/or Internet access

• Mirror

• Newspapers to cover work surface

• Paint palette (Styrofoam tray, waxed paper, or other surface)

• Paper towels

• Paper, drawing, size 11” × 14” (at least 20 sheets)

• Paper, unlined, size 8½” × 11” (at least 30 sheets)

• Paper, watercolor (at least 5 sheets)

• Pink Pearl ® eraser

• Red marker

• Ruler

• Scissors

• Scratch tool or large paper clip

• Small bottle of black India ink

• Watercolor brushes

• Watercolor paints in tubes or cakes

• Wax crayons (make sure the brand you get is wax, and do not use washable crayons)

• White glue or glue stick

• Compass
Course: HIGH ART 1A / Online
Schedule Number: 56576
Instructor(s): Staff
Units: 0.5 Academic Credits
Lessons/Exams: 1 final exam
Tuition & Mandatory Fees:
       9th - 12th Grade Courses $225.00