Week of October 21

20 10 2013

8th Grade Digital Art:

Essential Question: How does art impact our place in the world?

Content Standards:

ART.I.VA.M.3     Select and use the visual characteristics and organizational principles of art to communicate ideas.

 ART.II.VA.M.6    Organize information and ideas for media productions.

 ART.III.VA.M.4   Describe and compare the characteristics of personal artwork to the artwork of others.

 ART.IV.VA.M.3    Anaylze, describe, and demonstrate how factors of time and place (such as climate, resources, ideas, and technology) influence visual characteristics that give meaning and value to a work of art.

Objective: To design an image in the style of Romero Britto

Agenda:

Monday: Powerpoint presentation, sketch ideas-cropping elements off the edges and focusing on a balanced composition

Tuesday: Once approved beginning working in Photoshop. Using a thick black paintbrush tool, draw the design in photoshop.  Once the design is drawn, use the fill bucket to begin filling each section in with a bright color.

Wednesday: After all sections are colored in with a bright color, begin creating patterns in each section with a different color that makes the section “pop”!  (The trickiest part of this project is to keep the design “readable”.   Try not to get so carried away with the patterns and colors that it becomes too busy!”

Thursday: Continue and assess how much more time is needed.

Friday: Complete self-assessment and class critique. 

CHECK HOMEWORK PAGE FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENT!

For a more detailed lesson plan click here: Romero Britto Lesson Plan

6th Grade Traditional Art:

Essential Question: How do life experiences influence art?

Content Standards:

Art.I.VA.M.1    Select materials, techniques, media technology, and processes to achieve desired effects.

Art.I.VA.M.2    Use art materials and tools safely and responsibly to communicate experiences and ideas.

Art.I.VA.M.4    Be involved in the process and presentation of a final product or exhibit.

Objective: To learn how to scale an image through a drawing/painting project.

Agenda:

Monday:  Students will watch a demonstration about how to grid their paper.  Students will then use a ruler to grid their paper.  When they finish the grid they will begin drawing their characters.

Tuesday:  Students will continue drawing their grid, if need be, and will continue drawing their characters.

Wednesday:  Students will continue drawing their characters.  When students finish drawing their characters, they will start painting them.  A demonstration will be given when they are at this point.

Thursday:  Students will continue drawing and painting their characters.

Friday:  Students will continue drawing and painting their characters.

CHECK HOMEWORK PAGE FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENT!

For a more detailed lesson plan click here: Character Painting Lesson Plan

6th Grade Digital Art:

     Essential Question: How do life experiences influence art?

     Content Standards:

ART.VA.I.6.3 Develop a successful visual vocabulary.

ART.VA.III.6.1 Observe, describe, and analyze visual characteristics at a developing level.

ART.VA.IV.6.2 Develop an understanding of the historical, social, and cultural contexts of artwork with aesthetic sophistication.

ART.VA.I.6.5 Produce and exhibit a final product that demonstrates quality craftsmanship and technique at a developing level.

     Objective: Students will learn a few new tools in Photoshop and apply those new skills to create a project based off of Pablo Picasso’s self portrait style while focusing on the principle of line.   

     Agenda:

Monday: Students will view a powerpoint presentation about Pablo Picasso and learn about him and the Cubist style of art.  Then students will work on an artifacts worksheet where they will find out more about the artist and style.

Tuesday: Students will then be introduced to the project and watch a demonstration. Students will then be able to open up their photograph and start working on their projects in Photoshop.

Wednesday: Students will be together as a whole group as we review on how to trace themselves in Photoshop and get all of the details. Students will continue tracing themselves today with the line tool. Once a student is done, they will start coloring themselves in with the paint bucket tool.

Thursday: Students will start continue coloring themselves in with the paint bucket tool, as well as learn how to put a background in their self portrait. Once a student is done and has saved on the flash drive, the student will grade themselves using the grade sheet & artist reflection as well as read the article “Artist of the Century” as well as answer the questions.

Friday: Students will take the Pablo Picasso quiz. Then they will need to finish up their project, as well as grade themselves, and read the article and answer the questions.

CHECK HOMEWORK PAGE FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENT!

For a more detailed lesson plan click here: Pablo Picasso Leson PLan

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