Fine Arts Department

Placer's Art Department is rooted in deep traditions of excellence. We continue to help students achieve greatness through art.  




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VAPA ELO's

Develop Craft:
 
Learning to use and care for tools & materials. Learning artistic conventions. 
Engage & Persist: 
Learning to embrace problems of relevance within the art world and/or of personal importance, to develop focus and other mental states conducive to working and persevering at art tasks.
Envision: 
Learning to picture mentally what cannot be directly observed and imagine possible next steps in making a piece.
Express: 
Learning to create works that convey an idea, a feeling, or a personal meaning.
Observe
Learning to attend to visual contexts more closely than ordinary "looking" requires, and thereby to see things that otherwise might not be seen.
Reflect
Question & Explain: Learning to think and talk with others about an aspect of one’s work or working process. 
Evaluate: Learning to judge one’s own work and working process and the work of others in relation to standards of the field.
Stretch & Explore
Learning to reach beyond one's capacities, to explore playfully without a preconceived plan, and to embrace the opportunity to learn from mistakes and accidents.
Understand Art World: 
Learning about art history and current practice. Communities: Learning to interact as an artist with other artists (i.e., in classrooms, in local arts organizations, and across the art field) and within the broader society. 



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