2710 N. WATER ST. DECATUR, IL 62526 (217) 875-2431

St. Teresa High School is an accredited Catholic college preparatory secondary school serving the Decatur, Illinois area. Sharing in the educational mission of the Church, it is committed to offering excellent education and developing a community of faith. St. Teresa provides a faith-based, disciplined environment which fosters academic achievement, independent thinking, moral integrity, and service to community. more

Art

Art Appreciation

This class will study various topics in art history and the trends of different time periods. Students will learn basics of drawing which include the study of line, form, space, composition, and value. Students will also learn to use various mediums such as pen and ink, color pencil, pastels, and watercolor. The subject matter will include still life arrangements and other matter.

 

 

Art I

This class will introduce the student to the basic fundamentals of drawing which include the study of line, form, space, composition, and value. Students will also learn to use various mediums such as pen and ink, color pencil, pastels and watercolor. The subject matter will include still life arrangements and other subject matter.

 

 

Advanced Art

A course designed for the self-motivated art student who wants to further his exploration of media and design possibilities. Each student works at his/her own pace, and must constantly create and improve. Specific assignments that are assigned are required. A sketch is required each week. A semester project will be required as a semester exam. Prerequisites: “B” in Art I and signature of instructor.

 

 

3-D Art I & II

This class is designed to let each student develop skills with clay, including problems in ceramic design and construction. This will include glaze preparation, clay body preparation, and kiln firing and techniques. Students will be using various materials other than clay to develop and learn various 3-D concepts. Students will also learn to develop their own individual style through the study of the history of pottery and ceramics.

 

 

Theatre Arts I/II (Drama)

The purpose of Theatre Arts class covers three basic areas: performance, stagecraft, and theatre history. In performance based activities, the purpose is to train and develop the skills of the student actor in a single performance, in a duet performance and in a small group performance. The performance skills include movement and diction, character analysis, script analysis and reader’s theatre. In stagecraft based activities, the purpose is to gain an understanding of the necessary skills needed to produce a play by taking responsibilities for various concentrated areas of three all-school productions. The stagecraft skills include costuming, make-up, scenery and properties, lighting and sound and production management. Finally, in the study of theatre history, students will study and analyze a history of Greek, Renaissance, Elizabethan, Modern and Realism theatre. Although this is performance-based course, it is also an academic course in which students who are interested in theatre are given the opportunity to develop their basic skills of theatre performance, production and history.

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