Visual Arts Programs
Explore a variety of expressive approaches to drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Our art courses encourage creativity and engage students in the process of art making as well as the development of technical art skills. Drawing courses focus on exploring a variety of drawing methods, media and surfaces while developing an analytical and reflective artist working process, and will begin to develop a portfolio of excellent work that can be used for entry to post-secondary art programs.
Art 10, 20, 30
Eastglen’s Art program is a diverse course that offers students the opportunity to explore drawing, painting, mixed media, ceramics and sculpture in a studio setting. This course offers students the fundamentals of visual problem-solving and encourages students to find their unique artistic voice.
Drawing 15, 25, 35
This unique course focuses on the development of strong drawing skills. Projects will explore the use of line, tone and composition. Students will learn to draw realistic objects, portraits and figure studies. They will begin to develop a portfolio of excellent work that can
be used for entry to post-secondary art programs.
Pottery 15, 25, 35
Pottery provides students with the knowledge and skills to create beautiful and functional works of ceramic art. There is no experience required for this course and potters at the 15 level will have a chance to learn a wide variety of hand-building techniques as well
as basic wheel throwing skills. At the intermediate and advanced levels, potters will continue to refine these skills and make increasingly independent choices with regard to construction methods and function. There is no prerequisite for Pottery 15.
Advanced Placement Art 10, 20, 30
AP art students work to build an outstanding portfolio of art that is evaluated by independent jurors. AP Art 30 students may earn university credits. This course encourages creativity and engages students in the process of art-making as well as the development of technical art skills. It aims to help them become independent thinkers who can make notable contributions to the arts.