Syllabus: Syllabus Drawing and Painting 1 & 2
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COURSE DESCRIPTION: This class introduces drawing and painting techniques and a variety of drawing and painting media. The course also emphasizes development of drawing and painting skills and utilizes problem solving skills to achieve desired results.
MATERIALS NEEDED: Each student will need…
- One large sheet of Poster Board, for a PORTFOLIO to store art work.
- One MIXED MEDIA SKETCHBOOK ( size of choice 5″ x 8″, 9″ x 12″, 11″ x 14″ , to practice new concepts and techniques.
- Two regular #2 pencils or art pencils, example 2B, 4B, or 6B.
- Two BLACK pens for class for drawing and writing.
FALL 2018 – SCHOOL STARTS!
Wednesday – 1st Day of School (Introduction to Art)
Thursday – Introductions / Procedures / Studio Tour
Friday – Course description and supplies discussed.
Week 1 (8/6 – 8/10)
Monday – Begin on Sketchbook Covers.
Tuesday – Students use collage to cover the sketchbooks.
Wednesday – please include your name or initials.
Thursday – Included also – Imagery of passion/interests.
Friday – Students finish cover design project.
Week 2 (8/13 – 8/17)
Monday – Davis Drawing – Pretest.
Tuesday – Students learn how to draw a still life.
Wednesday – We continue drawing the still life project.
Thursday – Students reflect on process of work through writing.
Friday – Students learn procedures to turn in art work/projects.
Week 3 (8/20 – 8/24)
Monday – We begin with our Logo Design/portfolios.)
Tuesday – Thumbnail sketches due.
Wednesday – Preliminary drawings begin.Friday
Thursday– Preliminary drawings continue.
Friday – Transfer designs to poster-board.
Week 4 (8/27 – 8/31)
Monday – Poster-board, Still-Life, and Sketchbook Projects Due!
Monday – The 7 Design Elements Notes/Examples in sketchbook.
Tuesday – Finish Design Elements Notes/Examples in sketchbook.
Wednesday– Teacher demo watercolor techniques.
Thursday – Day One Exploring Watercolor techniques in sketchbook.
Friday – Students draw motif/designs in sketchbooks/add to watercolor paper.
Week 5 (9/3 – 9/7)
Monday – HOLIDAY
Tuesday – Today we paint the lightest tonal values with washes.
Wednesday – Students add medium tonal washes.
Thursday – Students add darker tonal values with layers of paint.
Friday – Students will adjust and refine paintings both tonally and details etc…
WEEK 6 (9/10 – 9/14)
***GRADES CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY, ALL PROJECTS DUE***
**CHECK STUDENT FOLDERS/CHECK-LIST FOR COMPLETED PROJECTS**
Monday – We are finishing our final medium and dark tonal values on the paintings.
Tuesday – Students are writing their reflective papers on our process.
Wednesday – Students are to finish any work needed.
Thursday- Students will learn to present their work on a class blog.
Friday – We will photograph and upload the artwork.
WEEK 7 (9/17 – 9/21)
Monday – We finished/turned in the Design Principles/Art Blogs.
Tuesday – Students participated in a peer critique of our student work.
Wednesday -We begin our Emphasis Project with sketches.
Thursday – Students begin their preliminary drawings.
Friday – Students complete the preliminary designs.
FALL HOLIDAY (9/24 -9/28)
WEEK 8 ( 10/1 – 10/5 )
Monday – Students continue with Emphasis Project.
Tuesday – students are introduced to color theory.
Wednesday – We explore color theory with layering colors.
Thursday – We are learning so much about color / emphasis.
Friday – Students continue with the color exploration sheets.
WEEK 9 ( 10/8 – 10/12 )
Monday – This week we have PSAT Testing and Early release Day.
Tuesday – We will finish our Emphasis/color project.
Wednesday – PSAT TESTING TODAY.
Thursday – EARLY RELEASE/PEP RALLY DAY.
Friday – Students will finish the Emphasis/Color Theory Project.
Week 10 ( 10/15 – 10/19 )
Monday – Today we finished by writing our reflective papers.
***EMPHASIS PROJECT, EXERCISE, AND PAPER DUE***
***Update student checklist from the board***
Tuesday – Introduction of our Identity Unit.
Wednesday -Students begin with self portraits in pencil in sketchbooks.
Thursday – We continue with our self portraits in our sketchbooks.
Friday – Teacher/student demo tools/steps to draw portrait.
Week 11 ( 10/22 – 10/26 )
Monday – Students finished the portrait exercises in the sketchbook.
Tuesday – We begin our final portrait drawing preliminary paper.
Wednesday – Students start with a light gestural line to place features.
Thursday – Fieldtrip to the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Friday- Students continue with their portrait drawings.
Week 12 ( 10/29 – 11/2 )
Monday – Students finished the rough draft for the portraits.
Tuesday – We transferred the drawings and started the final artwork.
Wednesday – Students transfered and began shading or coloring portraits.
Thursday – Portraits continued.
Friday – Students should be including final shading and details.
Week 13 ( 11/5 – 11/9 )
Monday – Final touches and students write the reflective papers.
Tuesday – ***STUDENT HOLIDAY / TEACHER WORKDAY, NO SCHOOL***
Wednesday – Teacher demo/drawing THE FIGURE!
Thursday – Students draw the first five figure drawings in their sketchbook.
Friday – Students draw five more figure drawings, for a total of ten.