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    Cynthia Wood, instructor

    Odessa High School
    1301 North Dotsy
    (432) 456-0029

    Art 1 and International Baccalaureate Art

    Art 1 is the entry level course to all other art courses offered at Odessa High School.
    A student enrolled in Art 1 can expect to have many opportunities to begin developing artistic skills while experimenting with a variety of media.
    A fee of $20.00 is required from students enrolled in Art 1 to help cover the high cost of materials. 

    Art 1 is an academic course. Your student can expect to learn about the history of art, art criticism, elements of art and principals of design, basic techniques using drawing and painting media. Vocabulary and textbook work will occasionally be quizzed during the semester and on the Fall Exam.

    The spring semester will focus on vocabulary from art history and art techniques. Students will be expected to keep a vocabulary section in their sketchbooks and will be tested regularly and will the vocabulary will be featured on the Spring Exam at the end of the school year.
    International Baccalaureate Art Program
    Students who are enrolled in the International Baccalaureate program may elect to take art as part of their degree plan. The fee for I. B. Art is $35.00. Each student receives a bag with a hardbound sketchbook, colored pencils, a hand held pencil sharpener, pencils, and an eraser, as well as a variety of materials throughout the school year.
    More information will be given to each student about the course requirements at the beginning of the school year.
     A man who works with his hands, brain and heart is an artist
    -Louis Nizer-
Last Modified on August 31, 2015