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.
Syllabus: syllabus_Suarez_VA Comp._2017-2018 CLICK HERE
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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.
*Always come prepared to class with pencil, pen, and notebook paper.*
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)
Monday- ***POSTER-BOARD IS DUE***
(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)
Monday- MLK HOLIDAY
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- Continue adding pattern.
Tuesday- Finish pattern.
Wednesday- Add line weight.
Thursday- Complete details.
Friday- Reflective writing and paperwork.
Week 6 ( 2 / 12 – 2 / 16 )
Monday – Students will begin their Surrealism and linear perspective project. Beginning with reading and questions about the Surrealism Art movement and sketches.
Tuesday – Teacher demonstration learning to draw Linear Perspective and Space.
Wednesday – We will finish the perspective exercises in class.
Thursday – Today teacher demonstration on shading geometric shapes with pencils to show value and form.
Friday – Students learn shading and value – exercise worksheet.
Week 7 ( 2 / 26 – 3/2 )
Monday – Students were to finish research and Surrealism sketches over the weekend.
Tuesday – Students finish small sketches to solve design options.
Wednesday – Students will finalize rough draft.
Thursday – Today we transfer to the final draft and begin shading / pencil or ink.
Friday – Last day for students to shade final copy.
Week 8 ( 3/5 – 3/9 )
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 9 ( 3/12 – 3/16 )
Monday- Students will add their hieroglyphics.
Tuesday- We begin our unit on color theory this week.
Wednesday- EARLY RELEASE DAY!
Thursday- Add twelve sections and four values for each hue.
Friday- ***Teacher Demonstration for painting project/Transfer/Paint***
Week 10 ( 3 / 19 – 3 / 23 )
***WE NEED MILK JUGS AND CONTAINERS***
Monday- All students start painting.
Tuesday- Students will continue to paint.
Wednesday- Early Release Day!
Thursday- Continue painting color-wheels and our clay cartouche.
Friday- Last day to finish painting and reflective assessment.
Week 11 ( 3/ 26 – 3 / 30 )
Monday – Intro Cultural Masks 3-D Project & Design Principles.
Tuesday – Students read The Design Principles.
Wednesday – Students create a visual of the Design Principles.
Thursday – Day one armature and wheat paste strips.
Friday – Day two of adding wheat paste on the Cultural Masks.
SPRING BREAK ( 4 / 2 – 4 / 6 )
Week 12 ( 4 / 9 – 4 / 13 )
Monday –Students will paint their cultural masks.
Tuesday – Students finish the cultural mask painting and add details.
Wednesday – Finish all painting, reflective writing, and grade sheets.
Thursday – Introduction of Japanese Art
Friday – Today we begin Non-Western Japanese Watercolor Painting,
Week 13 ( 4 / 16 – 4 / 20 )
Monday- Teacher demo of watercolor techniques exercise.
Tuesday- Students practice watercolor painting techniques.
Wednesday- Teacher introduces mark making with a brush.
Thursday- Students practice mark making with a brush.
Friday- Students paint their final tree designs.
Week 14 (4/23 – 4/27)
Monday – Introduce Religious Art and the Illuminated Letter.
Tuesday – Drawing demonstration, Sketches, and Preliminary drawings.
Wednesday – Transfer to final paper and color.
Thursday – Students add wax resist color.
Friday– We include border designs.
Week 15 (4/30 – 5/4)
Monday– Final day to complete Medieval Art.
Tuesday– Students complete grade-sheets/reflective papers.
Wednesday– Introduction of Landscape Painting
Thursday– Teacher Demonstration – Landscape Painting.
Friday– Students start process sketches.
Weeks 16 (5/7- 5/11)
Monday- We create larger designs to solve drawings.
Tuesday- Transfer to final surface and add largest background washes.
Wednesday- We continue to layer shapes foreground, middle-ground, background areas.
Thursday- Today add details and smaller line work.
Friday- Students complete paintings/reflective papers.
Week 17 (5/14- 5/18)
Monday- Davis Drawing Assessment.
Tuesday- Introduction to Non-objective Art.
Wednesday- Students begin watercolor washes.
Thursday- We begin outlining variations lines on our non-objective art.
Friday- Students finish artwork/reflective writing and paperwork .
Week 18 (5/21- 5/23)
Monday- Students complete Study guide.
Tuesday- FINAL EXAMS.
Wednesday- FINAL EXAMS