Pattern Paper City
Check out the artwork by artist Robert Dunlavey
Examine architecture of Antoni Gaudi, Frank Gehry and Russian architecture
Create a folded paper city with invented pattern
1. Examine the artwork of artist Robert Dunlavey
2. Look up the architecture of Antoni Gaudi, Frank Gehry, Saint Basil's Cathedral. Do you think Dunlavey was influenced by these buildings? Why?
3. Look at the last two sketchbook assignments, expressive lines and directional lines
4. Select some of the lines to use for your " city"
5. Sketch the shape and folds that you would like to have for your city on tag board
6. Cut and fold the city
7. Make sure that your city can stand
8. Draw the pattern and shapes on the city
Saint Basil's Cathedral
12-Part Color Wheel"
*Primaries: R, Y, B
**Secondaries: O, G, V
***Tertiaries: All have two names: Ex: R-O, B-G..
Plan your drawing in pencil so that it will be big on the page. It is OK to use object shapes - Shapes with a related theme work best!
Make it decorative! Embellish the page!
OK to make the lettering part of the design!
Finish with an ink outline!
1. Watch the video " Faith Ringgold"
2. Please write and answer the following questions on a sheet of paper:
Write your name and what period you are in at the top of the paper
Who was Faith Ringgold?
What type of art did she create?
How would you describe her artwork?
How did her artwork change the " art world"?
Do you like her artwork? Why or why not?
3. Create a drawing that tells your personal history. Who are you? Who is in your family? What do you like to do? What other details are important about your family?
4. Go to this site and answer the questions
Creating Form with Value
Complete five value scales with different marks in each row.
Expressive Lines Student Work
Expressive Silhouette Self Portrait
Create a self portrait silhouette painting of your head, shoulders, mouth and or hands that are positioned to conveying you and your personality. It may include objects as well that help express your thoughts and interests.Pick a color scheme and pattern that compliments the silhouette that you will paint in the negative space.
1. You will first need to brainstorm what you would like to express about yourself in your self portrait. You want your work of art to be unique and interesting. You may need to bring in objects from home and practice various poses.
2. Find a partner that can trace your portrait. Sit or stand in front of the light and have your silhouette traced.
3. Select a color scheme for the negative space around your silhouette.
4. Paint the negative space with a color scheme that matches your personality.
5. Paint the positive space/ silhouette one opaque color.
This is full year foundation course that will aid in your understanding and creating a wide variety of 2-D and 3-D artwork.