Visual Art is a foundational course that exposes students to a variety of media. Students acquire and apply skills using the elements of art and principles of design. Pencil, charcoal, colored pencil, various paints, clay, plaster and linoleum for printmaking are examples of media used in this foundational art course. Emphasis is placed on skills acquisition and creativity. This course enables students to identify their strengths and possible areas of interest for future development. It provides the necessary foundation for more advanced Studio Art courses.