WEEK 3 ( 1/21 – 2/25)
Monday- MLK HOLIDAY
Tuesday- Students reflect on their learning and write their reflective papers.
Wednesday- Introduction of Design Elements and Principles.
Thursday- Students created visual notes (Elements and Principles in their sketchbooks.
Friday- We begin still life drawing. bring an interesting/meaningful object to add to the still life. We will explore contour line and line quality, and value.
WEEK 4 (1/28 – 2/1) STILL LIFE DRAWINGS
Monday– We continue with our still life drawings using the angle tool & measure tool.
Tuesday- SNOW DAY: NO SCHOOL
Wednesday- Continue with our drawing. If we have snow/ice you are to use your sketchbooks and draw a still life or draw trees outside.
Thursday– students are restating line weight and contour line on their drawings.
Friday- Complete still life drawings and write our reflective papers.
WEEK 5 ( 2/4 – 2/8 )
Monday- Students will create a blog to upload your art to. Handouts to create your blog are in the art room.
Tuesday- We begin our Artist Choice project. Students pick from a variety of competitions. Small sketches due today.
Wednesday- Students begin the preliminary drawings today.
Thursday- complete the preliminary drawings.
*** ART CLUB TODAY AFTER SCHOOL 3:30-5PM ***
Friday- Transfer to the final paper.
Syllabus: Syllabus Drawing and Painting 1 & 2
Students and parents may always reach me through my Cobb County email. email@example.com 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.
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 – Field-trip to the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Friday- Students continue with their portrait drawings.
Pebblebrook Students went to The Museum of Contemporary Art to see the Larry Walker Exhibition.
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.
Week 14 ( 11/12 – 11/16 )
Monday- We begin our mixed media painting today.
Tuesday- Students start with adding collage and gluing down.
Wednesday- Today students add a layer of paint to the pieces.
Thursday– We continue to layer collage, paint, and drawing to the painting.
Friday– Today we watched a video on painting people.
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL
Week 15 ( 11/26 – 11/30)
Monday- Teacher Demonstration PAINTING PEOPLE.
Tuesday- Students practice painting people.
Wednesday- Students finish and adjust any last additions to the art.
Thursday- Students learn about color theory and paint a colorwheel.
Friday– Today we begin our Unit on color theory and the Landscape painting. Students will read about four famous landscape painters, and take one page of notes. They are to also research other landscape painters and post two digitals of the artist’s paintings on their blog. Students will select a famous landscape painting or create one from their drawings or photos.
***HOMEWORK STUDENTS PLEASE HAVE ONE OR TWO QUALITY SKETCHES READY TO PAINT ON MONDAY 12-3-18***
***LAST WEEKS MIXED MEDIA PROJECT IS DUE ON MY DESK***
Week 16 (12/3 – 12/7)
Monday- Photos are approved and students finish the line drawings in sketchbook.
Tuesday- Students tone canvas to start painting and draw outlines on canvas board.
Wednesday- Start the painting by (blocking-in/painting) the large shapes, sky, land, etc…
***LEAVE SMALL AMOUNTS OF THE UNDER-PAINTING SHOWING***
Thursday- Continue painting in the medium shapes.
***STUDENTS PRACTICE 10 TREES WITH PENCIL AND PAINT IN SKETCHBOOK***
***STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO DO THIS IN CLASS AND AT HOME***
Friday- Students continue painting the medium shapes.
Week 17 (12/10 – 12/ 14)
Monday- ***HOMEWORK DUE, 5 DRAWINGS OF TREES ARE DUE IN SKETCHBOOKS***
***Students will learn to add trees to their landscape painting/teacher demo***
Tuesday– Students will practice painting trees with a paint brush.
Wednesday– Students continue painting the landscape project.
Thursday– Students will finish by painting small shapes, details, and trees.
Friday- Students will write their reflective papers, photograph paintings, & update blog with their landscape paintings.
Week 18 ( 12/17 – 12/21 )
Monday- Davis Drawing Assessment (Still-life)
Tuesday- Students are to rewrite by hand the study guide for the final exam.
Wednesday- Students are to turn in the review sheets and vocabulary folders.
Thursday- Final Exams, Early Release.
Friday- Final Exams, Early Release.