Art education is the area of learning that is based upon the visual, tangible arts—drawing, painting, sculpture, and design in jewelry, pottery, weaving, fabrics, etc. and design applied to more practical fields such as commercial graphics and home furnishings. Craft class encompasses all the visual and performing arts delivered in a standards-based, sequential as part of the core curriculum. Its core is the study of inseparable artistic and aesthetic experience and learning
Studies have proved that Art & Craft, like drama, music and dance, play an important role in the development of the child’s personality. Consequently, it has become an integral part of education. In addition to the development of a balanced personality, in itself, the act of drawing is a source of joy to the child. When children draw and make things with their own hands not only do they learn, but also derive the joy of satisfaction in these activities. In addition they develop an aesthetic sense.
In the modern age of education system, Art has played a vital role in studying and understanding other subjects. Art has been developed the natural aspect and the comprehension level of the children class-wise. Even the most difficult subject has been explained in a very easy manner, with the help of latest drawing techniques.
Basic shapes like squares, circles, rectangles have been used to form parts of known objects and geometrical designs.
Types of drawing being taught:
- Nature Drawing
- Human Drawing
- Object Drawing
- Imagination Drawing
Medium of coloring:
- Crayon Coloring
- Color Pencil Coloring
Medium of Paintings:
- Water Color Painting
- Poster Color Painting
- Fabric Color Painting
- Oil Color Painting
- Acrylic Color Painting
From I STD to III STD students learn pencil drawing, then coloring the surface evenly from left to right. Through this they learn hand coordination and to define colors surface wise. Side by side they also develop their own imagination.
From IV STD to VIII STD they develop their painting knowledge, using their previous coloring sense. The students get trained to apply their imagination and creativity in art and craft. It also helps them prepare their project work on any given subject.
The art and craft classes definitely help them improve their artistic skills and come out with flying colors in any competition on art.