Monday students will finish their Mehndi designs.
Tuesday is the awards ceremony.
Wednesday we will begin a new project. Students will learn about the African American artist Kara Walker.
Thursday students will begin researching famous African American writers, fine artists, athletes or historical figures that they would like to use for a Kara Walker Inspired Narrative using silhouettes.
Friday students will continue to research on the computer to find images for their Silhouette Narrative.
Students will continue to create their Arabic, African or Indian inspired Mehndi designs. They may create a design that is modern that has the characteristics of the culture they have chosen.
Thursday students should begin tracing over their designs with a sharpie.
Friday student should finish up with sharpie.
Students will practice creating an Arabic, Indian or African inspired Mehndi design. They will make sure that they show characteristics of the type of Mehndi they choose.
Thursday students will trace their hands and forearms onto background paper using good craftsmanship. They will begin to lightly draw their Mehndi designs.
Students will take a pre-test about Mehndi. After, students will research the multi cultural art of Mehndi and answer questions on their hand outs. Students will be using I Pads and working collaboratively at their tables.
Friday students will choose which type of Mehndi they would like to use for their project: Arabic, African or Indian. Students will use I Pads to get inspiration to create a rough sketch of an arm design in the style of the culture they have chosen.
Monday students will continue to research images of their African American historical figure. They will save their images to a Word Doc and print.
Tuesday students will be creating a rough sketch or plan to show how they will place each image within their composition to tell their visual story.
Wednesday through Friday students will be using light tables to trace the outline of their images to their drawing paper.
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