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Visual Arts


My name is Karmen Lawing. I am a graduate of Lenoir Rhyne University. I have taught at Newton-Conover High School for eleven years. I'm currently teaching Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Visual Art for the 2020 fall semester.

First of the Semester Outline for A, B, and C cohorts.

  • Beginner: Introduction to Visual Art
    • Art History
    • Elements and Principles of Design
    • Basic Drawing Skills
  • Intermediate: A more in-depth understanding of Art and Artist Styles.
    • Art History and Art Movement/Style
    • Developing a student’s individual Artistic Style.
    • Working on more advanced techniques with different mediums.
  • Advanced: Developing Art Portfolio
    • Working on Sustained Investigation developed by the individual student.
    • Working on different processes to develop individual studio samples.


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1- 2 pm