Art’s Essentials is based on the Elements and Principles of Design. It will focus on areas of Studio Art, Commercial Art, Computer Graphics, Architecture, and Engineering. It is a multimedia broad – based curriculum with the goal of being on the specific skill level of each grade. The subject matter is also age – level appropriate. This program will lay down the skills necessary to understand and create artworks by teaching basic techniques in a variety of media. It will challenge students while they are learning but not be so overwhelming that they are frustrated. It is meant to inspire success. Each lesson addresses special needs kids as well as the gifted and talented, giving suggestions to meet their needs. The lessons are time – tested, scope and sequenced oriented-with one lesson building on the next.