Clay Hand Sculpture
AUGUSTE RODIN (1840 -1917)THE CATHEDRAL1908 Stone
Create a clay sculpture of your hand in a position that expresses an emotion and feeling through gesture.
Terra Cotta Clay
Mats for the table
Construction of the ceramic hand
Attention to detail
Emotion conveyed through the gesture of the hand
Use of Materials
Blind Contour Drawings
Create a series of blind contour drawings of you hand using pen. Set up your paper so that you can not see what you are drawing.
This will feel strange, silly and unusual, but it is a new exercise and it should! You will need to work silently and slowly to observe all of the small details, folds and wrinkle in your hand.
Upside Down Drawing
Assignment: Create a tempera painting of an animal
1. Select a picture from the National Geographic magazines of an animal
2. Set up the paper and scale up the drawing of the animal
3. Paint the background first (paint light colors to dark colors)
4. Paint the larger shapes of the animal first
5. Paint the details last
National Geographic magazines
Ability to mix colors
Ability to paint accurate details and textures of the animals
Use of materials
Use of time
Portfolio Cover Design
You will create a name card design for the cover of your portfolio. The design must contain the following:
-Balance of negative and positive space
You will use colored pencils for this assignment and will demonstrate the techniques of layering and building up colors demonstrated in class.
You will be evaluated on the following criteria:
-Legibility of your name
-Use of materials- colored pencils
-Use of space: is there a balance between negative and positive space
-Use of repetition
Scratchboard of Letters
Create a scratchboard drawing of a three letter on an active and dynamic background that show a range of values and a three dimensional letter.
Collage Your Initials
Create a collage of your two initials using cut paper that demonstrates your understanding of letterforms.
Utilize the Principles of Design: Unity, Balance and Emphasis
5" x 5" Paper
Craypas and India Ink
Create a pattern and texture and dye paper to create abstract work of art
We worked in class with the 123D Creature app to create a unique creature that is all your own. You were asked to combine two characteristics from two different animals to create your creature. You will create a 3D print of your creature. You will also paint and render lighting on the creature. This image of the creature will be printed on paper.
Please complete the following steps to create a 3D print:
Create your creature in the 123D app
Make an account
Save this creature to your account
Export the creature to the cloud
On a computer open the creature in 123Dapp.com and login to your account
Locate the .stl file
Move the .stl file to the Google Drive folder for your class (I shared with you and you will find this link in your school email)
I will move the .stl file into Makerware
I will check the file and scale it and then print it to the Makerbot
Please complete the following steps to create a print on paper:
Paint and render the creature in the 123D app
Save this creature
Export this creature to the cloud
Take screen shots of the final image from multiple angles
Open the images into a photo editing app
Crop and " clean -up" the images
Open images in a collage app
Create a collage of your creature
Save this image to your photo album
Move the image into the google drive folder "123D Creature Image for Printing on Paper"
You will be evaluated on the following:
Is the creature unique and original?
Did the student use two characteristics from two different animals to create a unique creature?
Can the two animals be identified?
Did the student understand how to use the app to create a creature?
Did the student understand how to create form with the app?
Did the student understand how to alter the texture and surface of the form?
Instructions for Tuesday, May 13
Today you will go down to the art gallery and complete the google form:
Printmaking by Randy Garber
After you completed the form please start photographing your artwork that you created this year. You need to take high quality photographs of your work and place them into your Design folder in google drive. You will need photographs of your sketchbook assignments and in-class work.
This is full year foundation course that will aid in your understanding and creating a wide variety of 2-D and 3-D artwork.