Intermediate Drawing and Painting

Contact info: Miss Brittany Mikeska - 816.241.5478 -

Dear Parents and Students:

Welcome to Intermediate Drawing & Painting. With your cooperation we will work together to provide the best possible learning environment in which the student is successful.

Course Description:

This course emphasizes drawing and painting techniques and media and application of the elements of color, line, form, shape, space, texture and value to good design and composition. Experimentation with a variety of materials will be encouraged. Subject matter will include landscape, still life, portrait/figure and abstracts. Students will be exposed to professional masters' work and learn fundamentals of art criticism and evaluation. Successful completion of Beginning Drawing & Painting is a prerequisite. (Grades 10-12)

Intermediate Syllabus
Intermediate Sketchbook Topics

Project 1: Create your personal sketchbook (Bring a folder, cereal box or snack box)

Project 2: Skull Drawing - Redefining technical skills with contrast

Project 3: Ebony and Colored Pencil Still Life
Ebony and Colored Pencil Still Life Drawing.pdf

Project 4: Famous Artist Self Portraits

Project 5: Mixed Media/Watercolor

Project 6: Freedom Project 
Students will create a project based off of the word "Freedom". They're allowed to choose any medium of their
liking to create a successful representation of the word "Freedom". 

Project 7: Abstract Plaster Project


Project 8: Comic Strip Creations

Project 10: Live Painting Research Project

Project 11: Collage/Mixed Media