6th Grade art 1 - students use Elements and Principles to create artworks such as Straight, Curved and Zig Zag lines. Triangle, Square and Circle 2 D shapes. Principles studied are Balance, Emphasis, Movement and Contrast. Color combinations include Primary, Secondary, Compliment, Split-compliment, Analogous, Warm and Cool and Values.
7th Grade art 1 - students create artworks using multiple lines, outlines, geometric and organic shapes and mixed media
8th Grade art 1 - students create line and shape designs using all color combinations, as well as a magazine portrait and self portrait using values. The reproduce a magazine advertisement suing the grid technigue to double the size of the original design free hand.
6,7 and 8 art 2 - students create 3 dimensional art pieces including reed baskets, woven coil baskets, clay modeling, plaster molding, painting and mask making.
All students also create a work of art on the computer using the Artrage program. Once a week students learn art history from videos and book work.