Visual Arts. Instructor: MARY JO MULVEY. Maryjo.firstname.lastname@example.org. R I V E R R I D G E H I G H S C H O O L 400 Arnold Mill Rd. Woodstock, GA 30188. Textbook: Art Talk by Rosalind Rogans Scholastic Art Magasines. What Will You Learn In This Class?.
Instructor: MARY JO MULVEY
R I V E R R I D G E H I G H S C H O O L 400 Arnold Mill Rd. Woodstock, GA 30188
Textbook: Art Talk by Rosalind Rogans
Scholastic Art Magasines
What Will You Learn In This Class?
This course combines Visual Arts I & II Visual Art/Comprehensive introduces art history, art criticism, aesthetic judgment and studio production. The class emphasizes the ability to understand and use elements of art and principles of design through multiple solutions to visual arts problems using a variety of media, processes, and visual resources. Art activities will emphasize student participation rather than individual ability levels.
Expectations for Students
All rules, policies, and procedures outlined in the Student Handbook will be applied in our classroom.
No individual student or situation will be permitted to interfere with instruction or the learning environment. Your behavior is your responsibility and your choice. There are consequences for your actions.
Art Work ……………….…………….. 60%
Materials management …………. 10%
Class Work/Sketchbook …........ 20%
Final Exam ………………………....... 10%
Students are evaluated on art content and the art produced as a result of instruction.
Achievement, effort and completion are included in the grading process.
Be on time and prepared for class.
*Be seated and ready to work.
* No Electronic Devices
Have respect for others around you.
*Be polite and act in regard for other’s feelings and their work
Be attentive and follow all instructions.
*Ask permission…..do not assume anything.
Attempt all assignments.
*Stay focused & on task. Please do not waste time. Put forth your best effort every day.
Use equipment, computers, and materials appropriately.
*Take care of our art supplies, materials and equipment and student’s artwork. Do not waste materials, clean up after yourself and follow all safety rules. Keep our art room clean and tidy.
There is a week’s “grace period” for art projects with no grade penalty. Following the grace period: work is graded “as is.” All missing work will receive a zero.
Make Up Procedures
Students may come in early to work on incomplete assignments or to get additional help. (see Ms. Mulvey)
Afternoon make up available. (see Ms. Mulvey)
This is a studio class – ISS/OSS assignments are not a replacement for studio project grades.
I am here to help you. Please talk to me if you feel you are falling behind.
Supplies Needed & Lab Fee
You should come to class everyday with 2B pencils (just your plain everyday pencil) and an eraser
You will also need a Fine Tip drawing pen or black ball-point pen and a Fine Tip Sharpie
A $10.00 lab fee is due within the first 2 weeks. This will cover a sketch book and painting supplies for the year. (Cash or check made payable to River Ridge High School)