Drawing / Painting 1 & 2

IMG_6951Welcome to my Fall 2018 Blog!

 

Syllabus: Syllabus Drawing and Painting 1 & 2

Students and parents may always reach me through my Cobb County email. janet.suarez@cobbk12.org or through the Pebblebrook website under Cobb County Schools.

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.

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MATERIALS NEEDED: Each student will need…

  1. One large sheet of Poster Board, for a PORTFOLIO to store art work.
  2. One MIXED MEDIA SKETCHBOOK ( size of choice 5″ x 8″, 9″ x 12″, 11″ x 14″ , to practice new concepts and techniques.
  3. Two regular #2 pencils or art pencils, example 2B, 4B, or 6B.
  4. 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.

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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.

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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…

 

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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***

WednesdayTeacher 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.

 

 

 

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