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DA Gallery
Student Designers
    • UNIT 4 FINAL Projects - Due: February 12, 2016
      • 3-D Computer / Clay Character Design: PowerPoint & Diorama
      • Comic Book - Digital or Natural
      • Storyboard / Written Story / Background Art
    • FREE Software
      • Sculptris - Free Sculpture Program download here | examples
      • SumoPaint - Use the "symmetry" tool to create this 1 | 2 | 3
    • HOMEWORK - Due: Feb. 4, 2016
      • Two Photo Portraits of Friends
      • Photo figure studies of one person
VA Gallery
Student Artists

    • UNIT 4 FINAL PROJECTS - Due: Feb. 11, 2016
      • Four Panel Figure
      • Hinged Figure
      • Painting / Doodle of Figure in Space
      • Digital Robot / Cybernetic Figure
    • HOMEWORK Projects - Due: Jan. 26, 2016
Student Blogs

    • UNIT 4 Project - Due: February 4
      • Mixed Media Works - 6 works
      • Three photomontages / Three natural image-based work
      • Dialogue Collage
    • TUMBLR Homework- Choice - Due: February 4
      • Tumblr Project: Create four political or social memes addressing a contemporary figure using an app (Phonto)
      • Essay Photos: Five photos based on one essay
    • CRIT Mondays
      • Print out best work from list above for critiques
      • Evaluate on the image - theoretical turn method



    • PHOTO-synthesis
      • Photo club meets every Tuesday | more info here
    • YEARBOOK | Tuesdays Lunch
      • Due: May 15, 2016 - more here
    • ANIME Club
      • Anime meets every Thursday
    • ANIMO Times Newspaper | Fridays Lunch
      • Due: February 15 | More information here
    • ANIMATION Nation | Mondays
      • Ten animation students | more here
    • HONORS Sketchbook | Mondays
      • Eight students will particpate in an experimental drawing club
Class of '14

      • Plan week
      • Pick up grade sheet
      • Journal work: Reflection / Predictions
      • Binders: Tracking Grades / Best Work
      • Journal work: Reflection / Prediction
      • Plan weekend: What is your homework? Review with partner
      • Return grade sheet
      • Advisory Survey here
    • ADVISORY Support
      • Find additional support here
      • Multiple Intelligences Quiz here

BAUHAUS Media / Design Scholars  
This year, two students will be picked as recipients of these awards. The Bauhaus was a highly influential art movement and school in Germany during the 1920s. It represents a movement that blended techniques from the past with the new ideas presented to artists after WWI. The two media artists chosen will represent the abilities that blend both traditional and modern skills and scholarship. The past recipients are here.
Digital Art Pathway A-113 Digital Arts Pathway  
Students may choose this art pathway beginning with their core Visual Art course during sophomore year and then follow up the next year with Digital Art, ending with college-level choices of Advanced Digital Art & Photo or AP 2-D in Digital Art & Photography. Students will receive a Digital Arts Certificate upon successful completion of this three year pathway. <brochure>

An important 20th century art school and movement.
More: I | II | III

BEAUTY and Art
What is beauty? Is it an ideal? Has beauty changed?
Articles: I | II | III
STEM plus Art together is poised to transform the 21st century.
More: I | II | III | IV | V
CENTER for MEDIA Literacy
Dedicated to promoting and supporting media literacy education. Learn more here.
ARTS Xtras
- PhotogrAphy Club website
- Arts Advocacy website
- A-113 Newsletters: 2015

SUPPORT the DA Pathway
We need your support to improve our arts pathway to college. How you may help is here.

The mission of Ánimo Venice Charter High School is to prepare students for college, leadership, and life through innovative instruction, a rigorous curriculum, and the use of technology. At Ánimo Venice, we are committed to the education, and social and economic success of students who historically are unlikely to attend and excel at an institution of higher learning. We aim to achieve our mission by creating a student-centered environment that unifies the efforts of family, community, and school to foster life-long learning, cross-cultural competency, social responsibility, and academic excellence.

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