Week 17

Comprehensive Art

Art History- 20th Century Art

Production-Final Project (an original composition shaded with a full range of values)

 

VAHSVAMC.1 Engages in the creative process, imagines new ideas by using mental and visual imagery, conceptualizes these ideas by using artistic language and contextual understandings in assessing learning, and develops a personal artistic voice that gives unique form to these concepts.

VAHSVACU.1 Articulates ideas and universal themes from diverse cultures of the past and present.

VAHSVAAR.1 Makes written and oral critiques of own works of art.

VAHSVAPR.2 Understands and applies media, techniques, and processes in drawing.

 

 

Monday- We will continue our study of 20th Century art by looking at Surrealism and Salvador Dali. Most students have begun their final project but some are brainstorming and sketching.

Tuesday- Students will then continue to work on their final projects. Most students should finish the line drawing and may begin shading.

Wednesday-We will finish new art history with discussion of Abstract Expressionism. It will be the last movement that we cover. Students will then continue to work on their final project.

Thursday- Students will continue to shade their final project using a consistent and obvious light source.

Friday- I will give students a study guide for the final exam The study guide will not count as a grade but will be a valuable tool for students as they begin to study. Over the next 5 days, we will review art history movements as well as the elements of art. Today we will review Paleolithic and Neolithic art as well as line and shape. Students will spend the remaining portion of class working on their final project.

 

 

Drawing

Final Project

 

VAHSDRMC.1 Engages in the creative process; imagines new ideas by using mental and visual imagery, conceptualizes these ideas by using artistic language and contextual understandings, and accesses learning. The student develops a personal artistic voice that gives unique form to these concepts.

VAHSDRMC.2 Finds and solves problems through open-ended inquiry, the consideration of multiple options, weighing consequences, and assessing results.

VAHSDRPR.1 Incorporates elements and principles of design to solve specific visual arts problems and to communicate ideas and emotions, culminating in a finished work of art.

VAHSDRPR.2 Engages in an array of drawing processes and techniques.

VAHSDRPR.3  Develops complex art work using a variety of media and technology.

VAHSDRAR.1 Writes and critiques orally his or her own works of art.

VAHSDRAR.2 Critiques art work of others individually and in group settings.

VAHSDRAR.3 Develops multiple strategies for responding to and reflecting on artworks.

 

Monday-All students should finish their landscapes and their metamorphosis project if they have not already.

This week students will be working on their final projects. Most students are using graphite but many are using colored pencils. The due date for final projects is Friday, May 20th for seniors and Monday the 23rd. This Friday I will give students a review sheet for the final exam. I will begin to review drawing techniques and vocabulary in preparation for the final exam which will be on 5/20 (seniors) and 5/24 for underclassmen.

 

Ceramics

VA:Ceram.1 Ceramic Technique: Planning
The learner will be able to uses preparatory sketches, plans, and produces hand-built and/or wheel-thrown ceramic works inspired by personal experience, social issues, observation of natural world, and research into selected cultures or ceramic artists.

VA:Ceram.2 Ceramic Techniques: Construction
The learner will be able to demonstrates proficiency in techniques, such as wedging, pinching, molding, scoring, and joining.

VA:Ceram.3 Ceramic Technique: Clay Management
The learner will be able to demonstrate techniques of pottery formation such as pinch, coil, slab, molding, combination, and wheel-throwing.

VA:Ceram.4 Ceramic Techniques: Glazing
The learner will be able to apply glazing techniques, such as brushing, dipping, pouring, wax resist, and stencil.

VA:Ceram.5 Ceramic Techniques: Decorative
The learner will be able to use a variety of decorative techniques, such as graffito, wax resist, slip trailing, stencil, and stamping.

VA:Ceram.10 Appreciation of Diversity
The learner will be able to synthesize knowledge, appreciation, and respect of diverse cultures and societies from a study of their cultural artifacts (ceramics).

VA:Ceram.14 Ceramic Techniques, Function
The learner will be able to identify and discuss how specific techniques, functions, and styles used in the creation of selected ceramic works affect the design.VA:Ceram.15 Composition
The learner will be able to explain how elements of art and principles of design contribute to expressive content and/or formal unity in ceramic work from varied cultures and historical periods.

VA:Ceram.17 Criticism
The learner will be able to critique ceramic artworks using the processes of description, analysis, interpretation, and judgment based on evidence observed in artworks.

VA:Ceram.18 Self-Evaluation
The learner will be able to evaluate, based on predetermined criteria, own performance and progress on skills and written and visual products.

VA:Ceram.22 Researching Art
The learner will be able to research, study, and write about ceramics from diverse societies via Internet museums, exhibits, and critiques as well as traditional texts and periodicals.

 

Monday & Tuesday-Students will continue to work on their final project until it is complete. They will then allow it to start drying out in the kiln room to get ready for bisque fire.

Wednesday & Thursday-Students will work on cold decorating their idiom sculptures as well as cold decorating or glazing their Beautiful but Functional works.

Friday-We will going to the library to continue research for their final project. Students selected an ancient ceramic piece as inspiration for their final work. They will need to write a short research paper on the artist/culture.

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