2022-2023 Course Catalog – Academy / Burris: Fine Arts

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Fine Arts

CL College Level

CP College Prep

DC Dual Credit

XC Exploratory Course

Enrollment into Burris classes (BUR prefix) is subject to space availability. Burris courses meet five days a week and could conflict with other Academy choices. Burris courses are also subject to additional course fees. Courses taken to fulfill graduation requirements will be covered by the Academy. Fees for courses taken for student interest are the responsibility of student and their family.

BURA118
Design Fundamentals (Formerly Introduction to Two-Dimensional Art) (CP)

Prerequisite: None
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Fall

Design Fundamentals introduces students to fundamental design theory. Investigations into design theory and color dynamics will provide experiences in applying design theory, ideas, and creative problem solving in the area of communication technology. Student learning experiences encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and production, which lead to the creation of portfolio-quality works. Students reflect upon and refine their work; explore cultural and historical connections; analyze, interpret, theorize, and make informed judgments about artwork and the nature of art in the areas of communication; relate art to other disciplines and discover opportunities for integration; and incorporate literacy and presentational skills.

BURA0105
Ceramics (CP)

Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Two-Dimensional Art (BURA0101), Introduction to Three-Dimensional Art
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Fall

Ceramics is a course based on the Indiana Academic Standards for Visual Art. Students in ceramics engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and production and lead to the creation of portfolio quality works. Students create works of art in clay utilizing the processes of hand building, molds, wheel throwing, slip and glaze techniques, and the firing processes. They reflect upon and refine their work; explore cultural and historical connections; analyze, interpret, theorize, and make informed judgments about artwork and the nature of art; relate art to other disciplines and discover opportunities for integration; and incorporate literacy and presentational skills. Students utilize the resources of art museums, galleries, and studios, and identify art-related careers.

BURA0105A
Ceramics II (CP)

Recommended Prerequisite: Ceramics
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Spring

Ceramics is a course based on the Indiana Academic Standards for Visual Art. Students in ceramics engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and production and lead to the creation of portfolio quality works. Students create works of art in clay utilizing the processes of hand building, molds, wheel throwing, slip and glaze techniques, and the firing processes. They reflect upon and refine their work; explore cultural and historical connections; analyze, interpret, theorize, and make informed judgments about artwork and the nature of art; relate art to other disciplines and discover opportunities for integration; and incorporate literacy and presentational skills. Students utilize the resources of art museums, galleries, and studios, and identify art-related careers.

BURA0107
Drawing (CP)

Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Two-Dimensional Art (BURA0101)
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Spring

Drawing is a course based on the Indiana Academic Standards for Visual Art. Students in drawing engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and production and lead to the creation of portfolio quality works. Students create drawings utilizing processes such as sketching, rendering, contour, gesture, and perspective drawing and use a variety of media such as pencil, chalk, pastels, charcoal, and pen and ink. They reflect upon and refine their work; explore cultural and historical connections; analyze, interpret, theorize, and make informed judgments about artwork and the nature of art; relate art to other disciplines and discover opportunities for integration; and incorporate literacy and presentational skills. Students utilize the resources of art museums, galleries, and studios, and identify art-related careers.

BURA0108
Painting (CP)

Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Two-Dimensional Art (BURA0101)
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Spring

Painting is a course based on the Indiana Academic Standards for Visual Art. Students taking painting engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and production that lead to the creation of portfolio quality works. Students create abstract and realistic paintings, using a variety of materials such as mixed media, watercolor, oil, and acrylics as well as techniques such as stippling, gouache, wash, and impasto. They reflect upon and refine their work; explore cultural and historical connections; analyze, interpret, theorize, and make informed judgments about artwork and the nature of art; relate art to other disciplines and discover opportunities for integration; and incorporate literacy and presentational skills. Students utilize the resources of art museums, galleries, and studios, and identify art-related careers.

BURA0109
Printmaking (CP)

Recommended Prerequisite:Introduction to Two-Dimensional Art (L) / Design Fundamentals
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts
Offered: Spring

Printmaking is a course based on the Indiana Academic Standards for Visual Art. Students in printmaking engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and production that lead to the creation of portfolio-quality works. Students apply media, techniques, and processes with sufficient skill to communicate intended meaning. They create abstract and realistic prints using a variety of materials such as linocut, woodcut, stencil, silkscreen, photo silkscreen, and mono-print. They utilize processes such as etching, relief, and lithography to explore a variety of ideas and problems. Students reflect upon and refine their work; explore cultural and historical connections; analyze, interpret, theorize, and make informed judgments about artwork and the nature of art; relate art to other disciplines and discover opportunities for integration; and incorporate literacy and presentational skills. Students utlize the resources of art museums, galleries, and studios, and identify art-related careers.

BURA0111
Jewelry (CP)

Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Two-Dimensional Art (L) / Design Fundamentals
Credit: 1 cr. in Fine Arts
Offered: Spring

Jewelry is a course based on the Indiana Academic Standards for Visual Art. Students in jewelry engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and production that lead to the creation of portfolio-quality works. Students create works of jewelry design and fabrication techniques including sawing, piercing, filing, and soldering. They reflect upon and refine their work; explore cultural and historical connections; analyze, interpret, theorize, and make informed judgments about artwork and the nature of art; relate art to other disciplines and discover opportunities for integration; and incorporate literacy and presentational skills. Students utilize the resources of art museums, galleries, and studios, and identify art-related careers.

BURA0114
Advanced Placement Studio Art (CP)

Recommended Prerequisite: Successful completion of 2 studio visual arts courses: Intro 2D Art/Design Fundamentals, Drawing, Printmaking, Ceramics, Jewelry, or Sculpture; teacher recommendation suggested
Credit: 1 credit in Fine Arts per semester
Offered: Fall and Spring

The AP Studio Art portfolios are designed for students who are seriously interested in the practical experience of art. AP Studio Art is not based on a written exam; instead, students submit portfolios for evaluation at the end of the school year. The AP Studio Art Program consists of three portfolios: 2-D Design, 3-D Design and Drawing — corresponding to the most common college foundation courses

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