•   I teach the following courses here at Monmouth Regional 

     

    Basic Art

    Basic Art is designed to develop and improve a working understanding of the visual arts fundamentals

     This foundation course covers the basic arts elements including line, shape, value, form, space, color, and texture

    ◊ It provides an introduction to varied art media including drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture

     The course is rounded out by an examination of art history through the ages and formal critiques of famous artists, art periods and techniques

     

    Ceramics/Sculpture

    Students will develop skills in hand-building techniques, use of the potter's wheel, glazes, kiln construction, and firing

    The program will help students to analyze elements of design and learn how to relate to three-dimensional forms

    Students will also develop skills in the use of ceramic tools and equipment

    Students will develop skills using various media and approaches

    The program will help students to analyze elements of design and how to relate to three-dimensional forms

    Students will also develop personal craftsmanship in carving, modeling, brazing, and the use of tools and equipment

     

    Introduction to Graphic Arts and Photography

    This course is designed for the student who has a beginning interest in Graphic Communications and Photography

    Areas covered in this course will be silkscreen printing, layout and design, and photography and requires no previous knowledge

    Along with techniques taught, this course will enclude safety in silkscreen printing, a basic introduction ot darkroom photography, implementation of various design skills using the computer and other technical components

    A proper instruction on operating all equipment to complete the task and safe and proper instruction on using all chemicals