Create a pencil drawing utilizing the techniques practiced to create a drawing that shows the meaning and purpose of an awareness ribbon.
1. Discussion around the meaning and impact that art can have on society.
2. Watch TED talk by Candy Chang
3. Research awareness ribbons and their meaning
4. Select a color ribbon that you would like to use in your drawing
5. Research the history, meaning and role of that ribbon and organization
6. Write, brainstorm and sketch ideas for how you could create a still life, or scene that contains that color ribbon.
** you will use color pencil for the ribbon and graphite for the rest of the drawing
9'x 12" drawing paper
8" x 10" canvas board
Objective: Create an acrylic painting of spheres using four different paint applications
Read and understand four different techniques posted in the room
Set up easel, sphere and spotlight
Set up paint materials
Divide canvas sheet into four sections
Create four paintings of spheres using different applications of paint
Clearly define all of the values of the sphere
8" x 10" canvas sheet
Hog hair flat size 8 brush
Hog Hair round size 6 brush
Application of paint
Ability to mix neutrals
Ability to render accurate values of the sphere
Maintain art supplies and equipment
Today we will be examining the work of artist Jim Dine
Dine is known for his pop imagery and icons
This sculpture is at the Decordova Museum and Sculpture park
Create an acrylic painting of an icon using thick layers of paint to create texture
Select an icon/ image to use
Experiment with acrylic paint and different tools to create texture
Create image or images of your icon
Layer paint and manipulate the surface of the painting
Level of creativity
Use of materials
Create a line drawing on acetate of a subject of your choice that lays over an abstract watercolor painting
Create a line drawing on acetate with a permanent marker
Use a variety of lines to create the image
Use watercolors to create an abstract image with a distinct color scheme
Lay the acetate over the image
Cut acetate larger that the image
Wrap around cardboard and tape the back of the board
Level of creativity
Ability to use watercolors
Today you will examine the work of artists who created still life drawings and paintings.
Read this document on the 4 Steps to Critique Works of Art
You will need to describe, analyze, interpret and evaluate the still life drawings and paintings of these artists.
Please complete all work on the ipad in Evernote or other app that allows you to combine writing and images.
Exam the work of following artists:
Jan Brueghel the Elder
Vincent Van Gogh
Select two works of art and place into a document and write the following on each work of art:
Name the artist
Name the work of art
Describe the artwork in detail, include subject, materials used, etc.
Analyze the work of art
Interpret the work of art
Evaluate the work
**Refer to the 4 Steps to Critique Art to complete this section
Please proof read you work and save into a folder labeled Drawing and Painting
Create an endless landscape that shows value, space, and depth. Work with classmates to create a functional "endless" landscape using graphite.
Foreground, Middle-ground and Background
Paper, Rulers, Pencils, Erasers
Ability to create value, space, depth
Ability to create an endless landscape
Level of participation with classmates
Level of unique characteristics of landscape
Objective: Demonstrate your understanding of mixing acrylic paints to create a value scale
On the 5 x 10 inch mat board create two values scales with ten steps
One value scale will go from white to black. The other value scale will have two complimentary colors with will be mixed to create an intensity scale.
For the month of December you will work on creating a total of three still life drawings. Each drawing will have a different subject, materials and challenges. You will need to be flexible and work with your classmates as you will need to move around the classroom and changed seats as you draw different subjects. The three previous posts give examples and list the materials that you will use.
By Thursday, December 20 you will turn in the following completed drawings:
1. Graphite Drawing of Paper Bags on 12" x 18" white drawing paper
2. White Charcoal Drawing of white still life objects on 9" x 12" black paper
3. Pen drawing on white bristol paper "11 x 14" of white object still life
Drawing and Painting