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Fine Arts

Offered Summer 2019!

Please note: Registration for Novels of Jane Austen closes at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, May 1st. 

This course surveys Western art and music from ancient times through the present. Students present a biography of one of their favorite composers or artists. The course also includes basic instruction in drawing and painting. Open to students in grades 6-12. 


  • Sketchbook (9″x12″ is a good size)
  • Drawing pencils (basic set, with charcoal)
  • Heavy paper (cardstock or artists’ painting paper)
  • Acrylic paints (at least black, white, red, blue, yellow)
  • Paint brushes (mix of large, medium, and fine tips)
  • Optional: old shirt to protect clothes while painting

Image: (c) 2015 Grace Hughbanks – Interior of the Duomo, Florence, Italy