This course is designed to prepare the serious art student for experiences in a collegiate art based curriculum.  Students will work on individual projects in various mediums and areas such as drawing, design, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, airbrush, and photography.  Projects will follow the theme of the artist’s own interests and creations.  The goals of the course are as follows:  1. To further explain and demonstrate art mediums for all projects; 2. To enhance the students experiences in the areas of history, production, criticism, and aesthetics of art; 3. To encourage students to carry out various techniques, processes, and skills in their art work; 4. To create a complete portfolio from the projects done in class; 5. Toincorporate the common core of both Mathematics and English Language Arts.