Are you developping an Artists 8 Habits of Mind?
Develop Craft- Learning to use tools & materials. Learning the practices of an art form.
Engage & Persist- Taking a personal interestin the art world. Developping focus and persevering at art tasks.
Envision- Learning to mentally picture what cannot be directly observed, and imagining possible next steps in making a piece.
Express- Learning to create works that convey feelings, ideas and personal meaning.
Observe- Learning to pay attention to visual contexts more than ordinary "looking" requires. Learning to notice things that might otherwise be overlooked.
Reflect- Learning to think and talk with others about one's work and the process of making it. Judging one's work in relation to the standards of the field.
Stretch & Explore- Reaching beyond your supposed limitations, learning to embrace learning from accidents and mistakes.
Understand the Art World- Learning about he history and practice of art. Interacting with other artists and the art community.
SCES students can look forward to art lessons that will: