Visual Arts Comprehensive (Mrs. Suarez)

Welcome to my Spring Studio-Art Blog. 

VA-Comp Students please bring one sheet of poster-board to class, a one subject spiral notebook, and a paper folder with pockets and prongs by Tuesday 1/16/2018. We will fold the poster-board to create a large portfolio to store your student art in throughout the semester.

*Students should always come prepared to class with pencil, pen, and notebook paper.*

Students and parents may always reach me through my Cobb County email. or through the Pebblebrook High School website under Cobb County Schools.


SCHOOL STARTS (1/4 – 1/5)

Thursday- 1st Day of School (Introduction to Art)

Friday- Introductions / Procedures / Studio Tour

Week 1 ( 1/8 – 8/12)


(We will  begin with our Logo Designs/portfolios.)

Tuesday- Logo sketches due.

Wednesday- Preliminary drawings begin.Friday

Thursday- Preliminary drawings continue.

Friday- Transfer designs to posterboard.

Week 2 (1/15- 19)


Tuesday- Ink/Color Logos (DUE)

Wednesday- Snow Day

Thursday- Snow Day

Friday- Davis Drawing


Week 3 (1/22-1/26)

Monday- Design Elements Foldable

Tuesday- Complete Design Elements

Wednesday- Contour Line Exercise

Thursday- Begin Contour Line-Zentangle sketches

Friday- Complete sketches


Week 4 (1/29-2/2)

Monday- Begin preliminary sketches

Tuesday-Continue preliminary skecthes

Wednesday- Pattern exercises

Thursday- Begin adding pattern to the designs

Friday- Continue with pattern

Week 5 (2/5-2/9)

Monday- Finish pattern/

Tuesday- Reflective writing and paperwork.

Wednesday- Introduce shading exercise.

Thursday- 1pt. Perspective Box/Exercise.

Friday- Introduce Surrealism/Fantasy Landscape.


Week 6 (2/12-2/16)

Monday- Students begin sketches for their Surrealism landscape.

Tuesday- Students begin drawing the preliminary sketches.

Wednesday-  We continue with the preliminary sketches.

Thursday- Students complete preliminary drawings.

Friday_ We begin transferring our designs.

Week (2/19-2/23, WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK)


 Week 7 (2/26-2/2)

Monday- Students transfer, ink, shade, and color their landscapes.

Tuesday- Students transfer, ink, shade, and color their landscapes.

Wednesday- Students complete their Surrealism/Fantasy landscapes.

Thursday- Project due, reflective paper due, begin Egyptian Art reading/notes.

Friday- Introduce Egyptian Art and Clay project, draw sketches for designs.


Week 8 (3/5-3/9)

Monday- We begin rolling out the clay for our Egyptian Cartouche.

Tuesday- Students add the hieroglyphics to their clay cartouche.

Wednesday- Introduce Color theory Reading/notes.

Thursday- Introduce Color-wheel project.

Friday-Students begin sketches of their designs.


Week 9 (3/12-16)

Monday- Students  create designs for color-wheels.

Tuesday- We complete the preliminary drawings.

Wednesday- Students transfer designs/teacher demo painting techniques.

Thursday- Painting of color-wheels begin.

Friday- Painting continues.

Week 10 ( 3/19-23)

Monday- Students complete the painting project.

Tuesday- finish painting color-wheels/begin painting clay cartouche.

Wednesday- Continue painting clay project.

Thursday- finish all painting.

Friday- Write reflective papers and turn in all paperwork for projects.


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