Course: AR362 Photo Studio

Grade: 10, 11, 12

Subject Area: Art

Type: Standard

Credits: 0.5

Course Information:

This course builds on skills learned in Basic Photography. This course will allow students to make connections with photography-related careers and to produce quality images that communicate the photographer’s ideas. In addition to expanding knowledge in new photography and lighting techniques, students will explore the historical and contemporary components of photography through the study of individual photographers along with photography movements, techniques and genres. Students will continue work on computers using Photoshop to manipulate their images and produce quality digital prints. Additionally, Students will work in the dark room utilizing chemical processing techniques. Students will need an SDHC memory card for this course.



  • Understand and utilize the different definitions, supplies, rules, and techniques required for oil, acrylic, watercolor and acrylic painting

  • Identify and create paintings utilizing the 5 major themes of art; portrait, figure, still life, landscape, and non-objective art


  • Understand and demonstrate advanced color mixing techniques

  • Demonstrate proper painting techniques using oil, acrylic, watercolor and acrylic paint

  • Understand the concept of visual communication and begin to develop a personal voice in their own work

  • Demonstrate proper matting and mounting techniques


  • Critically analyze and evaluate and compare personal work with the work of other in a written format as well as becoming familiar with participating in group critiques


AR110 – Basic Photo