Objective: Create a sketch of a city scene from the picture that you found.
Find the horizon line and vanishing point
Sketch the large areas and block in the perspective points
Don't be afraid to make changes
Pick Three Assignment
This month you have choice based art assignments.
Look over the four assignments linked below and pick three to complete:
Choice Based Assignments
WRITE THESE QUESTIONS IN YOUR SKETCHBOOK
AND ASK YOURSELF THESE QUESTIONS BEFORE STARTING AN ASSIGNMENT
How many ideas can I come up with?
How different or original are my ideas from each other?
How uncommon/ clever/ original are my ideas or responses?
How detailed and well developed are my responses?
How willing am I to risk embarrassment or rejection with my artwork?
After looking at the work of artist Georgia O'Keeffe examine and look at objects closely and in detail. Search around your house for objects that you can look at with great detail.
Select one object to draw in your sketchbook. The object should be something from nature. A shell, plant, starfish, coral, etc.
Sketch the object in pencil. The drawing should be a close up view of the object and should fill the entire page.
Add value and or color to the object that are realistic and accurate colors/ values. You may use any materials that you like to create this work of art.
Add background to the drawing and make edits and changes as needed.
Due Date: Friday, November 30
Shapes and Forms
Objective: Create a drawing showing a three dimensional form using pen and colored pencil.
Due Date: Friday, November 9
How to Shade
Watch the video and practice drawing an apple and adding shadows
Sketchbook Assignment - Directional Lines
Unlike the expressive, directional lines are very precise. Lines should all be the same thickness. These lines look as if they are bending and overlapping. This is not "free" like expressive lines but calculated, constant, and even.
DUE DATE: Friday, October 26
Watercolor Painting of Leaves
Create a realistic watercolor painting of leaves
Learn how to use watercolors and create a broad range of values and hues
Demonstrate your skills on a high quality watercolor paper
Observe light, form, and color
Create a realistic painting of the leaf or leaves
This is full year foundation course that will aid in your understanding and creating a wide variety of 2-D and 3-D artwork.