Mr. Aaron Adams

Phone: 469-752-7093 / 469-752-7032

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Fine Arts in Art Education from the University of North Texas

Mr. Aaron Adams

 I am a fourth year visual arts and career technologies teacher. After a career in film, television, and photography I returned to school to study art education, and graduated from the University of North Texas in the winter of 2016. I am an artist and art advocate that enjoys creating utilizing traditional and new media practices. 

 

  • Class Schedule

    First - Maverick Media Group

    Second - Planning

    Third - Exploring Information and Computer Technology

    Fourth - Art 3 Advanced

    Fifth -  Exploring Information and Computer Technology

    Sixth - Exploring Information and Computer Technology

    Seventh - Art 1 Intro 

      

    Art Club

    Tuesdays 3:30 - 4:30

     

    Tutorial Schedule

    Mondays 3:30 - 4:00

    Fridays 7:50 - 8:20

    Alternate tutorial times may be made by appointment


  • Courses

    Maverick Media Group

    Grade Placement: 7 and 8 

    Prerequisite: None 

    Year-long course

    Maverick Media Group is a yearlong student aide program that incorporates an emerging curriculum that will continue to grow as the school year progresses. Students in the program will experience training in digital audio and visual techniques that will include graphic design, animation, video and sound editing, film production techniques, and creative writing.

    Exploring Information and Computer Technology

    Grade Placement: 7 and 8 

    Prerequisite: None 

    One-semester course

    Explore the technology behind computer software and hardware, use 3D simulation software to design, build and ride virtual roller coasters, create web pages, build and program robots, learn to program computers to make animations and interactive games, and learn how to effectively use presentation software to communicate ideas. While doing fun and engaging activities, students also explore the skills needed for college and career readiness, learn about the labor market and develop skills for success in the workplace. 

    Introduction to Art

    Grade Placement: 7 and 8

    Prerequisite: None

    One-semester course

    Art 1 is an introductory art class that introduces students to the elements of art and priciples of design, giving them a foundation that allows for appropriate use of art vocabulary when describing personal works of art. Students will explore a variety of media, such as drawing techniques, color theory, and sculpture. Students will discuss the expressive properties of artworks such as meaning, narrative, message, and symbol. Students will be introduced to art history and culture by exploring artistic styles, historical periods, and a variety of cultures.

    Art 2D

    Grade Placement: 7 and 8

    Prerequisite: Intro to Art

    One-semester course

    Art 2D is the study and creation of art in two-dimensions. Students will work with the elements and principles of design and technique in drawing, painting, graphic design, photography, collage, and printmaking. Materials will include pencil, charcoal, ink, watercolor, tempera paint, and many more. Students will study art history, art criticism, and aesthetics in art. 

    Art 3D

    Grade Placement: 7 and 8

    Prerequisite: Intro to Art

    One-semester course

    Art 3D is the study and creation of art in three dimensions. Students will study the various sculpture techniques and sculpture processes of ceramics, wire, paper, cardboard, plaster, ect. Students will study art history, art criticism, and aesthetics in art. 

    Advanced Art

    Grade Placement: 8

    Prerequisite: Art 1, Art 2: 2D and/or Art 2: 3D

    Year-long course

    Advanced Art is designed for students who demonstrate exceptional skill and have a desire to further their advancement in the study of art in the various mediums. Students will experience techniques in twodimensional and three-dimensional, as well as explore advanced ideas in art history, art criticism, and aesthetics. Students will develop their art portfolio and prepare for high school art. Enrollment is by teacher approval.