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Introduction to Visual Arts

  • Date created

    July 3, 2020

  • Last updated

    July 3, 2020

Enroll in Introduction to Visual Arts  with Dolphin STEM Academy

Course Overview

This course is intended for you to familiarize yourself with different types of visual arts. This
course has 16 lessons and 5 Course Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities.

In Introduction to Visual Arts, you will trace the history of art and describe various art forms. You
will identify the elements of art and examine the principles of design. You will analyze the
parameters in evaluating and critiquing art. You will examine copyright laws and discuss the
ethical use of art.

Your teacher will grade your work on the Course Activities, and you will grade your work on the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with the given sample responses. The Course Activities
(submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are major components of this
course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that
feature along with the lesson and an end-of-semester test. These tests are a combination of
simple multiple-choice questions and technology-enhanced (TE) questions.

Course Goals

By the end of this course, you will be able to do the following:
List the functions of art and explain the different stages of the creative process.
Identify and describe the elements of art.
Describe and apply the principles of design.
Identify and describe the artistic trends during the major periods of African and European art.
Identify and describe the art linked to the cultures of the major world religions.
Identify and describe modern and postmodern art.
Describe various drawing techniques and demonstrate effective use of the tools and materials.
Describe various painting techniques and demonstrate effective use of the tools and materials.
Describe various printmaking techniques and demonstrate effective use of the tools and materials.
Describe various crafting techniques and demonstrate effective use of the tools and materials.
Describe various techniques used in photography and cinematography.
Describe various concepts and techniques used in graphic design and illustration.
Identify and describe the elements and principles of multimedia and animation.
Explain digital image concepts and demonstrate effective use of the basic tools of graphic design software.
Describe various methods of evaluating and critiquing art and explain the process of art criticism.
Explain various copyright laws and list the ethical issues related to the usage of art images.

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