Studio: Advanced 2D Explorations

Elevate your artistic skills and teaching methodologies with our advanced 2D studio art course designed for art teachers. Dive deep into innovative techniques, mixed media, and collage to enhance your creativity and elevate your classroom instruction.

3 Credits|8 Weeks|$1275

This advanced course is designed for art teachers to elevate their artistic skills and teaching methodologies in 2D studio art methods. This course emphasizes a deeper investigation into materials, processes, and ideas, encouraging educators to engage in profound inquiry, innovative experimentation, and critical reflection. Through a focus on advanced 2D techniques, including mixed media and collage, participants will explore new dimensions of creativity and enhance their ability to produce and critique sophisticated works of art. The curriculum fosters a sustained investigation into drawing and design, enabling educators to develop a richer understanding and application of 2D concepts through big ideas, essential questions, and enduring understandings in their personal artwork and classrooms.

See the course syllabus and Graduate Catalog for more details.

Required Materials

Additional Materials

  • Computer with basic audio and video input and output equipment
  • Internet access (broadband recommended)
  • Basic computing skills (see AOEU’s Technology Requirements)
  • Access to AOEU’s online learning platform, Brightspace, to view course content, submit assignments, and engage in discussion (provided)
  • A Google Drive account (provided)
  • Word-processing platform (Microsoft Office, Pages, Google Docs)


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