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Art 1 (Middle School)
Art 2 (Middle School)
Sketchbook/ Journal Pages
Extra Credit (Art1 and Art2)
Tests and Quizzes (Vocabulary Words)
Semester Project- Tile Mosaic
The Art Teacher
Art Education Sites
12-15 Environment (previous years)
Art 2 (Middle School)
Welcome to Art 2
This class is a new addition. Typically students will have to have completed the course work of the Art 1 class to be admitted. Exceptions can be made on a case by case basis. This class will focus on expressing ideas in art. The focus is on larger group projects, installations, and artistic leadership for our school and within the community. Knowledge of the elements of art as well as handling and treatment of art materials is a prerequisite.
We will still begin the year with practicing our drawing skills and later move on to the larger projects. Students in this class will take on a leadership role.
What have you missed?
Tuesday, August 18
quality of line,creating unity and variety with line, Intro to Zentangle, difference between pattern and Zentangle,
: three tiles, one sketchbook paper with one square of Zentangles, finish front cover paper
still life, composition, thumbnail sketches (make 3), demo on thumb nail sketches, shading, correct use of colored pencils
activity: thumbnail sketches, start drawing on large paper (12x18)
work on still life assignment, remember: Composition: hierarchy, overlapping, proportion, Zentangle background (small patterns), don't forget the "string"
work on still life, finish front cover for ring binder
due: Mon 08-31
last day to work on still life, sketch book pages (Critique for still life will be on Tues, 09-08)
value mask painting
Introduction to peace poster (see "peace poster" tab on the left menu bar)
"Ceiling of Change" (due date: May 9th, 2016, ongoing)
The “Ceiling of Change” is a series of painted ceiling tiles and will be a permanently installed on the ceiling at Gateway Preparatory Academy in Enoch, Utah. All tiles will be painted by the Middle School Art 2 students of this school. Students will paint with acrylics directly on the tiles. In the end, there will be at least 20 tiles. This project is expandable. It is my hope that we eventually will have tiles for the entire school.
Sub-categories of Project 4
1- Handmade Research Book
2- make a list of 3 people, choose from
important notable people, Ceiling of Change.pdf
or find your own (needs teacher approval)
list of scientists
3- Find supporting materials for your number 2 choices, include them in your book (pictures, bio, why are they famous? etc.)
4- e-mail pictures of your choices with name and category to your teacher (firstname.lastname@example.org)
5- Write at least half a page about the person's you choose. Include, why you thought they were worthy to be depicted on our ceiling.
6- Type and edit for publication, e-mail to teacher
7- trace your person on the ceiling tile (on the stage, remember, only two people can work there at a time)
8- design the supporting information onto the tile (name, dates of life, country of activity)
While you are waiting for anything (and you will wait :)
- continue with your sketchbook assignments
(see sketchbook/Journal pages on this website)
- make a creative color wheel (this is an actual assignment for color mixing)
- work on your
- do research
- write your summery about your depicted person(s)
- find good pictures of your chosen person and e-mail them to me
- work on ATC cards
Our finished installation: November 2014
small painting of plant forms in a gray-scale of 5 gray tones plus white and black. (Intro o "Value")
"Patterned boxes installation",
, lines, contrast, value
(due date: Thursday 09-17-14) :
On a sheet of drawing paper 18x24" draw draw your neighbor including background in a continuous contour line. Trace your lines with a fine tip sharpie. Starting fro the center draw rays to the edge of the paper. Use pencil for this. Color in the spaces created by the rays with two alternating color schemes. Use crayons for patterns and watercolor for the fill-wash.
: Draw 3-5 faces and/ or busts (head and upper body+arms) on 8x12" paper. Use continuous contour lines. No shading. Start with the eyes.
Example: (source: frecklephoto blog)
Project 1 Peace Poster
Art Foundations is all about an overview over a variety of art techniques, styles, methods, periods, and of course about the
ELEMENTS and PRINCIPLES of DESIGN.
Short Syllabus- basic outline and milestones
Artist Research Book with presentation
End of Year Show
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"