Week 15, 11/13-11/17

Comp Art

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

VAHSVAPR.1 Uses formal qualities of art (elements and principles) to create unified composition and communicate meaning.

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


Monday- We will begin class with a review of the Renaissance, Northern Renaissance, and Mannerism. Students will then continue to work on their radial designs by using repetition of shapes and adding color.

Tuesday- Students will take a quiz over the Renaissance, N. Renaissance, and Manneristm Students will then complete their radial designs. They should use a limited number of colors to create unity throughout the design. They should use colored pencils with various pressure to create a gradient.

Wednesday- I will then demonstrate watercolor techniques and students will practice using these techniques.

Thursday- I will introduce students to non-objective art. Students will create their own non-objective artwork by using a viewfinder to create a composition with no identifiable objects.

Friday-Students will continue to use pencil to create a line drawing of their non-objective composition. Once the line drawing is complete, students will begin to use the watercolor techniques that they learned on Wednesday to paint their non-objective design. They may also go in with colored pencils to create contrast and texture.



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.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.

Monday- We will have a critique on ribbon pots. Students will continue to work on their Functional yet Beautiful piece.

Tuesday- Students will continue to work on their Functional yet Beautiful piece.

Wednesday- Students will finish their Functional yet Beautiful piece.

Thursday- Students will glaze their sculptural bowl project.

Friday- Students will paint their trompe l’oeils.


****students who are ahead this week will have the chance to get on the wheel and try wheel throwing***

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