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NHS ART 1, ROOM 712, MR. HESS!! ART CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE...SO DRAW!!

Introduction to the visual arts through the exploration of the "Elements of Art" and the "Principles of Design", art history, drawing, painting, small sculptures, art criticism, self/peer evaluation, caricatures, and most importantly creating artwork for our annual (in late semester 2) art show "Artrageous".
 
***2021-2022 UPDATE***
1. WE STILL HAVE CLASS PERIOD WEBSITES FOR EACH OF MY PERIODS. EACH GROUP IN EVERY PERIOD ALSO HAS A PAGE ON THEIR WEBSITE TO PERSONALIZE & POST THEIR DIGITAL PORTFOLIOS (CREATED USING GOOGLE SITES).
...AAAAAND WE NOW HAVE ONE WEBSITE FOR ALL CLASSES TO ACCESS FOR PROJECT INFO, POST YOUR WORK TO BE GRADED, CLASS UPDATES & ANNOUNCEMENTS, MASTER CALENDARS, SEATING CHARTS, ETC ETC ETC... https://sites.google.com/staff.nlmusd.org/art1-mrhess21-22/home
 
2. OUR CLASS INSTAGRAM ACCT IS STILL GOING STRONG FOR UPDATES/REMINDERS/STUDENT WORK DISPLAYS, & MESSAGING TO ANSWER QUESTIONS OFFER HELP.
 
4. SCHOOLOGY IS STILL A GREAT WAY TO CONTACT/MESSAGE ME FOR HELP....AND WHERE TO FIND THE LINKS TO ALL OF OUR CLASS WEBSITES.
 
5. WE ARE STILL USING GOOGLE SLIDES TO CREATE YOUR DIGITAL PORTFOLIO (WHERE YOU WILL CREATE A YEAR LONG RECORD OF YOUR FINISHED PROJECTS) AND CREATE SOME GREAT DIGITAL ART AAAAAAND POST WELL LIT AND CROPPED PICS OF HAND DRAWN/PAINTED PROJECTS.
 
6. WE ARE ALSO USING OUR LAPTOPS MORE & MORE TO EXPLORE DIGITAL ART, GRADIENTS, DIGITAL SELF PORTRAITS ETC ETC ETC...THERES NO LIMITS ON WHAT WE CAN CREATE DIGITALLY!!!!! WE ARE ALSO EXPLORING REPRODUCE OUR HAND DRAWN ARTWORKS INTO DIGITAL FORMS FOR EASY EDITING, REPRODUCING, AND SHARING!!!!  
 
7. WE ARE STILL LAUGHING A LOT, HAVING GREAT DISCUSSIONS ABOUT LIFE, AND BEING OUR TRUE SELVES EVERYDAY IN ROOM 712....ALLL WHILE CREATING AMAZING ARTWORKS AND EXPLORING OUR ARTISTIC POTENTIAL!!!
 
ART CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE...SO DRAW!!!