This course emphasizes basic elements of art and principles of design within the disciplines of drawing, painting, printmaking, and pottery. This course is designed to enhance the student's creative and technical abilities in art.
Advanced Drawing and Painting
This course is designed to enhance students' abilities with two-dimensional art. Students will progress through advanced drawing concepts with graphite, charcoal, and ink.
Advanced Sculpture and Ceramics
This course is designed to enhance students' abilities with three-dimensional art. Functional pieces, relief sculpture, and sculpture will be explored with a variety of media. While hand-building with clay, students will create work that is structurally sound and visually elegant.
Art 2D AP
This course is designed to help students create and develop a portfolio of artwork. Students create artwork for the concentration, breadth, and quality sections of their portfolio.
Art 3D AP
In this course, students will explore three-dimensional forms with a variety of materials, such as clay,wood, plaster, papier-mache, found objects, and fabric. These raw materials will be used in creating expressive sculptural designs that incorporate form and space and relate the three-dimensional form to its environment.
This course focuses on students' technical development with photography while honing their aesthetic sensibilities. Students improve their skills with digital cameras and become familiar with aperture, shutter speed, depth of field, and other technical aspects of photography.
In this course, students learn the basics of writing scripts for stage and screen. Through a series of projects and exercises, students will develop skills in creating characters,developing story flow, script formatting, and developing a setting,. At the end of the course, students will write a full-length, complete script.
Technical aspects of digital brushes, painting tools, and layering image adjustments will be explored. Elements of art and principles of design will be stressed as each student learns to navigate within computer programs to create original artwork
Theatre Design and Production
Students in this class will be responsible for the technical production of the numerous shows produced by LCS throughout the year. This course provides excellent opportunities for students interested in not only theatre design, but also in architecture, engineering, interior design, and fashion design.
This class introduces students to journalism and page design using Jostens Yearbook Avenue. Students learn to design page layouts, take photos, and create text (headlines, secondary headlines, and story write-ups).
Students are expected to be the leaders in their classes, as well as produce more spreads with quality photos and text. Editing may be assigned to students who are responsible for organizing the ladder, editing pages in their sections, and teaching Yearbook I students the process of layout.