In the visual arts, students will not only develop hard skills and concepts such as line, shape, pattern, value, form, texture, and color across various media but also learn to perceive the world in new ways through the lens of art. This in turn helps them to pay closer attention to the world around them and detect the ordered everywhere. Through a wide range of approaches and styles, students develop and refine skills, attitudes, and knowledge. Stimuli are provided to the student to develop creatively, aesthetically, and socially. As a student begins their learning in art, emphasis is placed on their creative process. But, as the student grows and develops as an artist, he or she is pushed to refine their techniques to create stunning final products. Courses will explore the two- and three-dimensional and include art appreciation and history experiences through the study of various artists, past and contemporary.