(a-g) / Elective
10 Credits
Grade Level: 9 – 12
Grade Level Restrictions: None

Prerequisites: None
(Satisfies the Electives Graduation Requirement)
This course meets the UC / CSU (a-g) Fine Arts requirements. Art P is a 1 year-long course. Art 1 is a prerequisite for any advanced art course. Art is an introductory course for students interested in arts, crafts, drawing, sketching and painting. The course emphasizes elements and principles of design and it covers a wide field of basic skills in composition, color theory, illustration, design, drawing, figure drawing, painting and perspective. This course may be challenged with a portfolio review. Work outside of class will be a project or portfolio; and reading, writing or critical viewing.