Syllabus Overview
Fall/Spring Continuous Learning

1. INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING AND RENDERING BASICS - Drawing & Rendering are keys to learning Art

● This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of good drawing, including shape, line, shadow, texture, and highlights

Through the completion of sketches, drawing exercises, and finished projects.
● Intro to types of pencils - Watercolor pencils, Graphite, Oil pastels, Crayons, and different kinds of paper

 

2. COLOR THEORY - Science of colors & application in Art

●  Learn colors- Concept of the color wheel.

●  Understanding Tints, Tones, and Shades

●  Understanding warm and cool colors

●  Learning about Pigments and Different medium- Watercolor, Gouache, Pastels, Acrylic & Oil of colors and

     their nature.

●  Understanding Value scale

●  Working with color schemes and practical use in Painting

 

3. DESIGN CONCEPTS - Composition, Harmony, Balance, Rhythm

● Aims to develop creative expression. Learn to understand the simple principles of design such as balance,

   proportion, and rhythm. Learn design elements, natural and geometric shapes in the composition.

● Develop the ability to apply these principles creatively for specific purposes. Develop a sense and understanding

   of color harmony and its effect.

● Develop a sense of color scheme and texture.

● Learn to incorporate decorative design-floral, geometrical or abstract, to be executed in color, with a

   definite purpose. Any kind of motifs such as geometrical shapes, birds, animals, fishes, or any abstract forms.

●  Introducing symmetrical or asymmetrical design.

●  Learning the Negative & Positive space.

4. PERSPECTIVE- Geometry Of Art

●  3D Illusion on the 2D surface, Depth

●  Developing Focal Point,

●  Understanding Vanishing Points, Horizon line, Linear & Aerial Perspective.

●  It's a key to painting landscapes and cityscapes.

●  Understanding of Perspective is important for fields of Architecture, Engineering, CAD designers, Game designers.

5. NATURE, ANIMALS & FIGURATIVE- Seeing basics shapes & Sketching

●  To develop the ability to observe and render a simple natural form. To study natural forms and their

    growth and structure.

●  Develop the importance of regular sketching.

●  Developing the understanding of observing basic shapes to form realistic figures.

●  Drawing and coloring a plant, fruit, or vegetable as realistic as possible.

●  Learn landscapes and seascapes painting

●  Learning realistic representation in art.

●  Application of various mediums like watercolors, gouache, acrylics, mixed media to develop a finished art.

 

6. CLASSIC STILL LIFE - How to draw what you see

●  Develop a general understanding of space organization. Develop a perspective and how to color

    realistic 3-dimensional objects.

●  Learn to visualize and develop the ability to draw the shapes of objects in pencil & color.

    Gain a general understanding of tones.

●  Learn to study forms and relative proportions.

●  Here the students will learn to draw the still life composed in front of them using 3 to 5 objects.

5. MEDIUMS: ACRYLICS, WATERCOLORS, MIXED-MEDIA, INK, PEN & MORE

●  Choosing the right medium and surface.

●  Learning good art etiquette, setup, and cleanup.

●  Developing textures, color mixing, various brushes, knives, pen & ink

●  Working on various surfaces, canvas, watercolor paper, fine paper, and more

6 . OIL PAINTS - Special classes for 15 + to Adults

● Art basics are important to start with Oil painting.

7. AP ART & PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
Private Art class offered to advanced art students who need help in AP Art, High School Drawing I & II, Perspective Drawing, Fashion Illustration, Art History, and College Portfolio Development.