This semester course offers students the opportunity to explore a variety of different art-making methods and materials, using a variety of media to create either 2-D or 3-D works of art. Students will strive to develop and achieve a high level of craftsmanship in their work. The emphasis on student learning centered on developing a strong foundation in understanding the elements and principles, techniques and processes and how they applied to the creative process. Students participate in class discussions, develop creative problem-solving skills and connect critical concepts between the visual arts and other subject areas. Students created a unique design using Acrylic paint. They learned to mix color tints and use contrasting colors effectively in their work. Their design project helped them to develop their painting skills, as well as gain an understanding of composition in their work.