Designed to give the beginning student a foundation in basic art principles and media. Concentrates on two-dimensional art and design. Involves studio work in drawing, painting, printmaking and other mixed media; develops skills in sketching, contour drawing, perspective and the elements of art. Gives three-dimensional experience in ceramics. Explores art history and stresses the beauties of the Creator and artistic abilities supplied to man.
- Materials: sketch book; 2B, 4B, H pencils; pink pearl eraser; kneaded eraser
- Meets concurrently with Advanced Art
Builds on the student’s knowledge of two-dimensional and three-dimensional art by exploring various art forms such as drawing, printmaking, painting, ceramics, and sculpture. Explores a variety of media and subject matter intended to further develop their individual skills and creativity. Primarily project-based with assigned and independent work required.
- Prerequisite: Introductory Art
- Meets concurrently with Introductory Art
Introduction to Graphic Design
Explores elements and principles of design and their effective application in graphic arts. Familiarizes students with the computer as a design tool. Utilizes Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and PhotoShop. Includes taking design projects from initial brainstorming to a finished design piece.
Designed to make students skillful in writing, editing, designing and organization in order to produce a yearbook of journalistic excellence. Trains students to apply principles of yearbook production in the upcoming yearbook.
- Prerequisite: freshman, sophomore or junior standing
- Offered second semester
- By invitation
Dual Credit Courses
Juniors and seniors interested in taking dual credit art courses should review requirements for taking dual credit courses here and may explore Bob Jones University’s course listing for additional course options.
Ar 121 Drawing/Structural Representation I
- Recommendation of BJA art teacher required
- Earns two college credits and one-half high school credit