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Art 1 is the basic art-studio orientation course utilizing the elements and principles of design and artistic awareness. Students become acquainted with varied media and are encouraged to experience, invent, and transfer learning from one medium to another. The specific program content includes drawing, extensive color study, perspective, structure and composition, art vocabulary, art history, design, painting, and crafts.  Art 1 is designed to serve as either an introduction to future exploration or as an appreciation course to broaden a well-rounded education. There are two sections to this course The first semester Art1a is mostly 2d and the second semester Art1b is mostly 3d work.