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MRS. JENS

Elizabeth Jens

Mrs. Elizabeth Jens

Teacher | Artist
530.268.3700 ext. 4604
 
Paw Tracks

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Introduction to/Intermediate Photography

Grade Levels: 10-12
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisites: None
Graduation Requirement:Elective-VPA/CTE/World Language - UC/CSU 'F'

First semester is an introduction to photographic materials and printmaking. Students will learn basic photographic skills through darkroom techniques and 35mm camera assignments and an introduction to digital photographic work and Photoshop  software, as well as experimental work with pinhole camera and 120 film and printing. Second semester is intended to further the student’s sense of photographic design as well as develop techniques of correct exposure, processing  and printing. Class requests student donation  for materials.


Introduction to/Intermediate Ceramics

Grade Levels: 10-12
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisites: None for Intro, C or above for Intermediate
Graduation Requirement:Elective-VPA/CTE/World Language - UC/CSU 'F'

This course will introduce the student to ceramic and sculptural techniques, materials, tools, and vocabulary. Major emphasis will be on the use of clay and other sculptural materials as a means of personal  expression.  Projects will be created using various hand-building, wheel throwing, and papier mâché techniques. The intermediate course will further develop and improve student skills in the use of materials as a means of individual expression.  Major emphasis will be on creative design. Class requests student donation for materials.


Drawing & Painting Workshop A/B

Grade Levels: 9-12
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisites: None
Graduation Requirement:Elective-VPA/CTE/World Language - UC/CSU 'F'

For the student who is exploring his/her interests in the arts, this class offers many kinds of drawing and painting activities using pencil, pen and ink, felt tip pen, tempera, paint, charcoal pencils, watercolor, oil pastels, and combinations of the above. Subjects include tools and terms of design, advertising art, rules of perspective, and studying various media. Outdoor sketching and still life setups and rendering will also be included. Class requests student donation  for materials.

Advanced Drawing & Painting C

Grade Levels: 10-12
Repetitions for Credit: Yes
Prerequisites: Workshop A/B with B or above or permission of instructor.
Graduation Requirement:Elective-VPA/CTE/World Language - UC/CSU 'F' or 'G'

Students will further develop and expand skills learned in introductory classes. Career possibilities will also be discussed. Class requests student donation for materials.