St. Boniface Diocesan High School



Art 10S (1.0 credit) 

This course will introduce students to the study of the Elements and Principles of Design and their use in creative expression. Focus is on the development and utilization of drawing techniques using a variety of media and on the organization of the elements and principles of design within a work of art: 

  • Elements of Design: line, shape, texture, value, color and form.
  • Principles of Design: unity, harmony, contrast, balance, repetition, emphasis, variety and proportion.

 Art 20S (1.0 credit) 

Art 20S will familiarize students with the elements and principles of design. Students enrolled in this course will continue to develop their drawing skills, learn techniques for the construction of three-dimensional art, and learn how to formally critique works of art.

Art 30S (1.0 credit) 

Art 30S is an extension of the study of the elements and principles of design and their use in the visual arts. Students will create both two and three-dimensional works of art through a combination of directed and independent study. Students will also critique works of art, with some exploration of art history through biographical studies of influential artists.

Art 40S (1.0 credit) 

 Students will use the elements and principles of design in their continued exploration of the visual arts. Students will use the information they have learned throughout their art career to develop and execute project ideas for both directed and independent projects. Students will engage in art critiques, and will explore art history through the study of various art movements. Students may use this course to begin the development of a personal portfolio for entrance to a visual arts program at a post-secondary institution.

See What We Offer 

Students from Grades 9 - 12 learn how to draw, paint, and create using many techniques and styles of art. Projects are highlighted in the Creative Arts Showcase events during the year and are displayed in the school throughout the year. 

Held yearly this event showcases the talents and skill developments of the choir, guitar, and drama classes in a fun-filled evening for all to enjoy.