Deanna Badger
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Mrs. Badger is in her 15th year of teaching art at Mount Vernon High School. She has been in the art profession for over twenty years. Prior to teaching at Mount Vernon High School she taught private art lessons. Mrs. Badger took the majority of her art classes from Columbus College of Art and Design. She took her education classes at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.  She has also completed a Master's Degree in Integrating Technology in the Classroom from Walden University. 
 
Mrs. Badger lives in Mount Vernon, Ohio with her husband and two golden retrievers.  She has two boys. Seth is a realtor in Boston, Massachusetts.  Sean is a junior at University of Dayton pursuing a mechanical engineering degree.
Art Courses I Teach
Foundations of Art I
This course is an analysis and application of the elements of art and principles of design and their possibilities in two-dimensional and three-dimensional media. Students will work in a variety of techniques and media including pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, oil pastel, paint, linoleum block, and clay. Emphasis will be given to basic drawing, color mixing, and care of materials.
 
Foundations of Art II
This course is an analysis and application of the elements of art and principles of design and their possibilities in two-dimensional and three-dimensional media. Students will work in a variety of techniques and media including pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, oil pastel, paint, linoleum block, scratch board, and clay. Emphasis will be given to basic drawing, color mixing, and care of materials.

Digital Art 
This course is an analysis and application of the elements of art and their possibilities in graphic design and video. This course develops communications skills in print production and graphic design. Project activities focus on developing effective communications that can be deployed in print, on the web, or in a video.

KAP Digital Imaging In The Visual Arts
This introduction to studio art will enable students to utilize digital tools to engage in aesthetic and conceptual practice in contemporary art. Personal studio projects will investigate a variety of subjects such as the role of digital media in the history of artistic practice, the relationship of the arts to popular culture, the aesthetics of abstraction and the effects of of gender/race/class on the creation and interpretation of artwork. Students will come to understand the fundamentals of composition and develop technical skills using various computer tools introduced in Photoshop. Through theory and practice, students will enhance their art criticism skills, allowing for creative group interactions and for the defining of personal aesthetic vision. Some presentations by the professor will be supplemented by student research on contemporary artists and issues.
Contact
393-5900 Ext. 5632
Resources
Schedule- Semester 1 
1st Period- Digital Art
2nd Period- Foundations of Art I
3rd Period- Foundations of Art I
4th Period- Plan
5th Period- Hive
6th Period- Lunch
7th Period- KAP Digital Imaging
8th Period- Digital Art
9th Period- Foundations of Art I 
 
Schedule- Semester 2 
1st Period- Digital Art
2nd Period- Foundations of Art II
3rd Period- Foundations of Art II
4th Period- Plan
5th Period- Hive
6th Period- Lunch
7th Period- KAP Digital Imaging
8th Period- Digital Art
9th Period- Foundations of Art II 
 
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