• Wednesday, May 27th

    Today's assignment: Review Google Slides presentation "Written Critique #6."Complete the Google Form assignment (Written Critique #6) to practice.

     

    Tuesday, May 26th

    Google Classroom assignment: Read through the Art History - Italian Renaissance notes (Google Slides). After reviewing this material, complete the Italian Renaissance google form

     

    Thursday, May 21st

    Watch EdPuzzle: Color Wheel and complete the Found Object Color Wheel assignment.

     

    Wednesday, May 20th

    Today's assignment: Review Google Slides presentation "Written Critique #5."Complete the Google Form assignment (Written Critique #5) to practice.

     

    Monday, May 18th and Tusday, May 19th

    Today and tomorrow's assignment: Architecture Sketchbook. Choose a modern building or a place you have visited frequently (such as Wawa, Surf Taco, McDonald's etc). Create a drawing of that building in the style of Romanesque OR Gothic. 

    ***Teachers will be keeping a record of attendance starting today. I have posted an Assignment: Architecture Sketchbook. Please leave a comment in the assignment today with the style and place you have chosen. For example: Gothic Playa Bowls. This comment will count as your attendance for today. Tomorrow, you will post a photo of your completed sketchbook drawing and that will count as your attendance for tomorrow.

     

    Friday, May 15th

    Portrait Project is due today. Please submit a photo to the Assignment: Portrait Project Final. Post a comment answering these two questions:
    1. How are you doing?
    2. What are you most proud of about this artwork?

    Tuesday, May 12th

    Google Classroom assignment: Read through the Art History - Middle Ages notes (Google Slides). After reviewing this material, complete the Middle Ages google form

     

    Thursday, May 14th

    Today's assignment: Review Google Slides presentation "Written Critique #4."Complete the Google Form assignment (Written Critique #4) to practice.

     

    Wednesday, May 13th

    Today's assignment is to continue working on your Portrait Project. The Portrait Project is due on Friday 5/14. Remember to address the background and negative space around your subject matter. 

     

    Tuesday, May 12th

    Google Classroom assignment: Read through the Art History - Middle Ages notes (Google Slides). After reviewing this material, complete the Middle Ages google form

     

    Monday, May 11th

    Today's assignment is to continue working on your Portrait Project. Remember to focus on building contrast and details. The Portrait Project is due on Friday 5/14. If you have questions or would like feedback about your project before Friday, email me with a photo of your work and we can discuss!

     

    Friday, May 8th

     

    Today's assignment is to continue working on your Portrait Project by adding value/color. Keep building contrast and details.

     

    Thursday, May 7th

    Today's assignment: Review Google Slides presentation "#3 Identifying Genre."Complete the Google Form assignment (Identifying Genre) to practice.

     

    Tuesday, May 5th and Wednesday, May 6th

    Continue working on Portrait Project by adding value/color. Please post a progress photo to assignment: Portrait Progress 50%. The expectation is that about 50% of the drawing is filled with value/color.

     

    Monday, May 4th

    Google Classroom assignment: complete Edpuzzle for The Pantheon.

     

    Friday, May 1st

    Today's assignment is to continue working on your Portrait Project by adding value/color. Please post a progress photo to assignment: Portrait Progress 25%. The expectation is that about 25% of the drawing is filled with value/color

     

    Thursday, April 30th

    Google Classroom assignment: Read through the Art History - Prehistoric notes (Google Slides). After reviewing this material, complete the Prehistoric google form.

     

    Wednesday, April29th

    Today's assignment is to continue working on your Portrait Project and begin adding value/color to the paper. Our plan is to work on this today and Friday this week. On Friday, you will be submitting a progress photo of your project. The expectation is that about 25% of the drawing is filled with value/color.

     

    Tuesday, April 28th

    Today's assignment: Review Google Slides presentation "Written Critique #1 & #2."Complete the Google Form assignment (WC #1&#2) to practice.

     

    Monday, April 27th

    Today's assignment is to begin working on your Portrait Project. Use the Portrait Choice Board Project sheet as a reference for expectations (on the rubric). Try to work on paper that is 8x10 or larger. The goal for today is to create the contour lines (outline) of your drawing.

     

    Friday, April 24th

    Today's assignment: Select one of the nine options from the Portrait Choice Board. Submit photo reference/inspiration for this project to the Google Classroom Assignment: Choice Board Selection. Post a comment in the assignment with the option you have selected.

     

    Thursday, April 23rd

    Today's assignment: Introduction to final Portrait Project. Read over the Portrait Project sheet which contains a rubric and a choice board with 9 different options. Think about these choices and begin searching for photo references. 

    Sketchbook 4/23 is due today! Submit a photo to Assignment: Sketchbook 4/23 with your name visible in the drawing and post a comment with the name of the principle you selected.

     

    Wednesday, April 22nd

    Today's assignment: Complete Land Art creation! Submit a photo to google classroom assignment: Land Art.

     

    Tuesday, April 21st

    Today's assignment: work on sketchbook drawing for this week. Review Principles of Design Google Slides presentation. Choose one of the Principles of Art to focus on as you create a drawing of your choice! 

     

    Monday, April 20th

    Today's assignment: Complete the Edpuzzle about land artist Andy Goldsworthy. After watching the video, begin brainstorming and gathering materials for your own land art. 

     

    Wednesday, April 8th

    Today's assignment: finish sketchbook drawing. Choose one of the following prompts:
    1. Caricature
    2. Springtime
    3. Flying

    Be sure to fill the page and complete in color or value for full credit. Submit a photo to the Google Classroom Assignment: Sketchbook 4/8.

     

    Tuesday, April 7th

    Today's assignment: work on sketchbook drawing. Choose one of the following prompts:
    1. Caricature
    2. Springtime
    3. Flying

    Be sure to fill the page and complete in color or value for full credit. This sketchbook assignment is due Wednesday 4/8 (tomorrow). Submit a photo to the  Google Classroom Assignment: Sketchbook 4/8.

     

    Monday, April 6th

    Today, we will practice a self-portrait. We want to put together what we learned last week about the proportions of the face and the details of each feature to create an outline of a self-portrait.

    Google Classroom Assignment: Practice a self-portrait and post a photo to the Assignment: Self-Portrait Practice.

     

    Friday, April 3rd

    Today's facial feature: THE EARS! Remember the expectation is to practice drawing for 30 minutes.

    Google Classroom Assignment: Watch the How to Draw Ears video tutorial for step by step directions for defining the contours and adding value to an ear drawing. Complete a detailed drawing of an ear and post a photo to the Ear Practice Assignment. 

     

    Thursday, April 2nd

    Today's facial feature: THE MOUTH! Remember the expectation is to practice drawing for 30 minutes.

    Google Classroom Assignment: Watch the How to Draw a Mouth video tutorial for step by step directions for drawing and shading the mouth. Complete a detailed drawing of a mouth/lips and post a photo to the Mouth Practice Assignment. 

     

    Wednesday, April 1st

    Today's facial feature: THE NOSE! Remember the expectation is to practice drawing for 30 minutes.

    Google Classroom Assignment: Watch the How to Draw a Realistic Nose video tutorial for helpful tips and techniques. Complete a detailed drawing of a nose and post a photo to the Nose Practice Assignment. 

     

    Tuesday, March 31st

    Each day this week, we will focus on a specific facial feature to practice. The expectation is that you practice drawing for 30 minutes per day. Today's feature: THE EYES!

    Google Classroom Assignment: Watch the How to Draw Eyes video tutorial for helpful tips and techniques. Complete a detailed drawing of an eye and post a photo to the Eye Practice Assignment. 

     

    Monday, March 30th

    Google Classroom Assignment: Complete Edpuzzle Portrait Drawing basics Part 1 and Part 2. Each video is about 5 minutes long and you will be drawing each step as the artist in the video draws/explains. When you are finished, please post a photo to the google classroom assignment.

     

    Use the code: 4ez8aqi to join Google Classroom for Studio I.

    This course is devoted to the serious study of the elements of pictorial composition, the acquisition of an art vocabulary, the development of art aesthetics and practical studio work. Students will refine their skills of analytical drawing, design elements, and painting. Students will receive lectures, extensive art history, criticism, and aesthetics appreciation. At the end of the course, a portfolio assessment is required for the advancement by the art faculty into Honors Studio Art II and IIA.