Course Description: Introduces art history, criticism & studio production. It emphasizes the ability to understand & use the elements of art & principles of design through a variety of media processes and resources.
Welcome to our 2017 Art Studio.
VA-Comp Students please bring one sheet of poster-board to class and a paper folder with pockets and prongs by Wednesday 1-12-2017. 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 a pencil, pen, and notebook paper.*
Students and parents may always reach me through my Cobb County email. firstname.lastname@example.org or through the Pebblebrook website under Cobb County Schools.
Week 1 (1/5-1/6)
Introductions and studio tour.
Friday-Students start sketches for logo designs.
Week 2 (1/9 – 1/13 )
Monday- We will continue working on logo designs for poster-board/portfolios.
Tuesday- Students will ink or color in their logo designs.
Wednesday- Today students will finish their logos / portfolios.
Thursday- Finish Reflective writing and grade-sheet.
Friday – Discussion What is Art?
Week 3 ( 1/16 – 1/20 )
Monday – HOLIDAY, No school
Tuesday- Students will learn about the Design Elements and create a foldable.
Wednesday- Begin new project based on the element LINE and Zentangle Pattern.
Thursday- Students begin with research and sketches.
Friday- The sketches are then redrawn larger and refined.
Week 4 ( 1/23 – 1/27 )
Monday – Draw the designs larger and begin transferring to the final drawing paper.
Tuesday – Students finish inking in their designs and include a variety of pattern/lines.
Wednesday – We continue to work on our Zentangle Contour Line projects.
Thursday – Today students finish, will fill out grade sheets and complete their reflective writing for their contour line Zentangle projects.
Friday – Students will create a sketchbook for sketching throughout the year.
Week 5 ( 1 / 30 – 2 / 3 )
Monday – Teacher demonstration learning to draw Linear Perspective and Space.
Tuesday – We will finish the perspective exercises in class.
Wednesday – Today teacher demonstration on shading geometric shapes with pencils to show value and form.
Thursday – Students will begin their Surrealism and linear perspective project. Beginning with reading and questions about the Surrealism Art movement and sketches.
Friday – We will begin our sketches, planning out the drawings.
Week 6 ( 2 / 6 – 2 / 10 )
Monday – Today we begin value and shading.
Tuesday -Teacher demonstration learning to draw Linear Perspective and Space.
Wednesday – ***LAST DAY TO SUBMIT PAST PROJECTS BEFORE PROGRESS REPORTS**Students were to finish research and Surrealism sketches over the weekend. Today we begin the large rough draft.
Wednesday – Students will finalize rough draft.
Thursday – Today we transfer to the final draft and begin shading with pencil or ink.
Friday – Last day for students to shade final copy.
Week 7 ( 2/13 – 2/17 )
Monday – Last day to work on the Surrealism project in class.
Tuesday – Surrealism project and reflective writing due at the beginning of class.
Wednesday – Introduction to Cave Art and Egyptian Art.
Thursday – We begin our sketches for our project.
Friday – We will begin our clay cartouche project.Rolling out clay base.
Week 8 ( 2/27 – 3/3 )
Monday- Students will add their hieroglyphics.
Tuesday- Students will refine and finish their projects.
Wednesday- Students make sketchbooks day 1.
Thursday- Day 2 of sketchbooks.
Friday- Students read color theory and take notes.
Week 9 ( 3/6 – 3/10 )
Monday- We begin our unit on color theory this week.
Tuesday- Students will start their sketches today.
Wednesday- We begin to sketch out our designs.
Thursday- Continue with the layout of our designs.
Friday- Add twelve sections and four values for each hue.
Week 10 ( 3 / 13 – 10 / 14 )
WE NEED CLEAN MILK JUGS PLEASE!!!
Monday – We finished drawing out our preliminary sketches.
Tuesday – Students will transfer their designs to the final paper.
Wednesday – Teacher demonstrates mixing and painting techniques.
Thursday – Students begin painting, starting with the primary colors.
Friday – We continue with the color wheel and mixing secondary colors.
MILK JUGS DUE MONDAY!!!
Week 11 ( 3/ 20 – 3/ 24 )
MILK JUGS PLEASE!!!
Monday –Students will finish the color wheel and the intermediate colors.
Tuesday – Students will add their value scales.
Wednesday – We will begin painting our Egyptian clay cartouche pieces.
Thursday – Last day to finish painting clay / color wheel.
Friday – Students will finish all painting, reflective writing, and grade sheets.
Week 12 ( 3 / 27 – 3 / 31 )
Monday – Introduce Religious Art and the Illuminated Letter.
Tuesday – Drawing demonstration, Sketches, and Preliminary drawings.
Wednesday – Transfer to final paper and color.
Thursday – Continue Coloring
Friday – Continue coloring / pep rally.
HOLIDAY- (4/3 – 4/7)