Tuesday students will learn about Aboriginal Art and create their own symbols inspired by symbols viewed in class.
Wednesday through Friday we will fold our Origami Boomerangs and begin decorating with the symbols created in class.
Monday (out due to weather)
Tuesday students will create a work of art using the 7 elements of art. Students will divide their paper into 7 sections and create a design within each section to show an element of art. 1 element per section. Sections do not need to be equal.
Wednesday students will continue to work on their element designs.
Thursday students will turn in their element designs.
Friday we will begin an Origami Boomerang project. We will begin folding techniques.
Welcome back 6th grade students!
Thursday we will play a word association game and challenge our drawing skills in teams.
Friday we will go over classroom rules, procedures and syllabus.
Tuesday through Thursday students will glaze their coil pots and lanterns.
When glazing is complete, students will finish their Seasonal Greeting Card designs.
Friday we have a guest speaker, Artisan and Wood Turner Nick Cook.
Monday students will begin to render their Seasonal Greeting cards. They will use either water colored paints, colored pencils or cut-paper designs.
Tuesday through Thursday students will continue to add the elements of value and color to their cards using good craftsmanship.
Friday students will add their Seasonal Greeting using the choices in their packet/rubric.
Monday students will review all of their art work from the Semester. They will choose one work of art to display in the school art show. Students will mount their work and fill out a form with a Title, grade level and name.
Tuesday students will begin a Seasonal Greeting Card project. They will make a brainstorming list of images that symbolize the season without religious symbols.
Wednesday and Thursday students will create a rough sketch of their design.
Friday students will begin drawing their designs lightly, with pencil on drawing paper.
Monday students will learn about clay and begin sketching a design for a coil or slab built lantern.
Tuesday through Friday students will assemble their slab or coil built lantern. Students will cut out a design using paper clips. They can poke holes and make some varied widths by making the opening a little wider for a more interesting light design when the lantern is lit.
Monday students will learn different techniques drawing ribbons.
Wednesday students will complete and turn in their Munch Expressions mixed media art work.
Thursday will learn about the Feldman Method of Art Criticism and complete an activity during class.
Friday students will critique works of art using the Feldman Method of Art Criticism.
Students will continue to work on adding the elements of color and value to their art work using water color paints.
A monochromatic color scheme should be used for selfies and analogous or complimentary pairs for each object in the background.
Monday and Tuesday students will add objects to their background to visualize the mood or expression of their selfies.
Wednesday and Thursday students will be tracing over contour lines of their selfies with ultra thin sharpies.
Friday students will begin to add the element of color with water color paints. They will choose between a monochromatic palette or an analogous palette for their selfies. All paint will be translucent.
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