Welcome to the ARTICLES, an online digital portal into the realm of artistry here at Speight Middle School.
What is ART?
So what exactly is art? In many cases art is defined as "an action, an object, or a collection of actions and objects created with the intention of transmitting emotions and/or ideas." Not a very solid definition, is it?
In fact, many people often disagree on what could and should be considered art. From early cave paintings to the latest in digital designs, the very nature of art has been changing, adapting, and EVOLVING.
For the purposes of our course, we will concern ourselves with the area known as the visual arts, which includes:
- And much, much more!
Feel free to explore the website at your leisure. You will find pages on art content, links to useful art sites, and various assignments, images, and handouts throughout the year.
It is my sincere hope that by the end of your artistic journey, that you have an informed opinion on what exactly is art - and how you can create it!