Students worked on formative building pages in their visual journals to continue building upon their knowledge of the basics of painting and color theory. Students reinforced knowledge of art specific vocabulary with written and visual examples and learned about the importance of light source, values and gradation to working towards creating the illusion of form in drawing and painting.
Welcome back to school! This week was all about introductions, catching up and starting to get back in a creative state of mind. The syllabus can be accessed on the side button by clicking on the appropriate link. This contains the class overview and expectations. Students are only required to have a sketchbook for the semester as well as drawing pencils and an art eraser.
Students were introduced to the expectations for their sketchbook and we discussed different required components and ways to be creative in designing each page. At the end of the semester students will be assessed on 4 different criteria in their sketchbook. Expectations for the sketchbook assessment criteria can be found in the the appropriate link button the side of this page
First Week Break in Creativity Assignment- To get students engaging in the creative process and experimenting with different mediums and materials, students are work through 6 different stations over this week and into next. Each station asks students to respond to a creative activity.