• Cynthia K. Gross
    Drawing & Painting  1/2,3/4, 5/6,I S
    , A P, & DE
    BFA Art Education from the University of Arizona, 
    MAT from Grand Canyon University 
    Office Hours daily from 7:45-8:15 T, W, Th, and F 
    and afterschool until 3:15
    Room 851

    Phone (602)764-7564   ext. #47765

    Grew up in Tucson, graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Art Education in 1993, moved to Phoenix and taught Visual Art at Isaac MiddleSchool for 14 years, graduated with my MAT from Grand Canyon University and started teaching Ceramics at Central High in 2007 until present. 

    Drawing & Painting1-2

    2 semester course, grade level 9,10,11,12 

    $20 Fee Per Semester         Prerequisite: None   

    Drawing & Painting 2- Drawing & Painting 1 or instructor approval.

    This course provides students experience in a wide range of drawing and painting media, as employed by professional artists.  Students will also explore the arts from historical and cultural perspectives to further develop their knowledge and understanding of selected artworks.  It is recommended for all students interested in developing or improving their drawing and painting skills as well as their understanding of the arts.  Students must complete semester one in order to participate in semester two, or with the approval of the instructor. 

    Drawing & Painting 3-4

    Two-semester course, grade level 10, 11, 12

    $20 Fee Per Semester                    Prerequisite: Instructor approval

    This second year course will give students who have interests and talents in the arts the opportunity to further develop their skills in the use of the media, tools, and techniques, of the professional artist.  Students will continue to explore the arts from historical and cultural aspects to help in the development of their own personal style.  As students learn how to use the principals of design in their artwork, they will encourage them to develop self-motivated studio practices and disciplines.

    Drawing & Painting 5-6

    Two-semester course, grade level 11, 12

    $20 Fee Per Semester            Prerequisite: Drawing & Painting 3-4 or instructor approval

    This third year drawing and painting course is designed to further develop student's skills and techniques.  Students will begin the production of a portfolio demonstrating artistic skills and techniques while creating artworks that build upon personal interest and/or themes that are relevant to the student.  Students will gain additional experience in advanced drawing and painting skills.