Art

First-Ever Art Show!

Underwater Tints & Shades

The Visual Arts Program offers an innovative and challenging curriculum that guides and helps students explore and learn about art and design. The art curriculum at EHS follows the National Art Education Standards. The elements and principles of art and design are at the core of the Visual Arts curriculum.

Each student’s creative expression is encouraged and students are offered experiences with a variety of two and three-dimensional art materials and techniques.

Many famous artists and designers are also studied to develop a broad understanding of art and design.

Upper School: Examples of Lessons and Mediums

  • Line and Observational Drawing/Free Expression/Drawing in Perspective
  • Collage
  • Painting
  • Papier-mâché
  • Sculpture
  • Design
  • Color Theory
  • Watercolor Techniques
  • Printmaking
  • Building with Clay (Ceramics)
  • Oil Pastel/Chalk/Markers/Colored Pencils
  • Acrylic and Tempera Painting (mixing paints, tints, and tones)
  • Art History (Artist, Designers, Culture)

Lower School: Examples of Lessons and Mediums

  • Line and Observational Drawing/Free Expression/Drawing in Perspective
  • Paper Cutting and Collage
  • Papier-mâché
  • Primary and Secondary Colors (painting and/or collage)
  • Watercolor Introduction (increases in difficulty with ability levels)
  • Building with Clay (Ceramics)
  • Painted Paper (mixing paint and experimenting with textures)
  • Oil pastel/Crayon/Chalk/Markers/Colored Pencils
  • Creating Art with Shapes
  • Papier-mâché
  • Printmaking
  • Tempera Painting
  • Art History (Artist, Designers, Cultures)