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This is the starting point for “Art without Fear”and getting a grip in art at GHS.
No experience necessary. You learn what you need to know to improve your skills in everything from how to get ideas to how to start creating what you visualize. This “Hands On”course covers basic elements of art and design. You will have choices for how you will experiment and design projects, draw, try printmaking, collage and experiment with painting techniques. Build art confidence in a low stress environment. If you are pursuing a future in art this is where you begin to build your portfolio. Learn to Learn through Art.
Key Course Learning Experiences
Start where you are and learn to develop your strengths and interests.
Comfortable with technology? Use it to help you learn to draw and paint.
Discover ways to use what you learn to make it worth it for you.
Build confidence by trying techniques as demonstrated, then, customize them for yourself.
Use a variety of art materials, independently and with groups, try methods for developing ideas.
Practice work, guided, media exploration, peer conversation, experiment and take risks.
Daily class engagement:
Each new concept is explored and practiced and assessed before scoring for a grade.
Digital Summative Portfolio
Take photos and write about your progress each week. By the end of semester show your progress and accomplishments.
At the end of each cycle to show evidence of metacognition depth and breadth.
Essential Learning Goals
Students will use Art Standards to graft G21 IMPACTS with 2D Art skills and dispositions.
I can see like an artist and improve my ability to interpret the world.
I can learn and apply new strategies to develop my work for success.
I can discover and combine options to create own work.
I can understand and be understood as I communicate with the world.
I can intentionally apply skills and techniques to level up the quality of my work.
Major Assessments and Success Criteria
As you explore Inquiry Questions you will be guided in experiences and techniques using the components in this chart.
Choose and combine to create your own artwork.
Master Artist:: “Starry Night” by Van Gogh is an example of a Landscape with Expressive Mark Making using oil paint that conveys a personal experience.
Introduction to CONTENT highlighted
Charcoal (vine, compressed,pencil)
Illusion of FORM
Illusion of DEPTH
Historical situation from my perspective
Gelli Mono Print
Soft Cut Print
Ball point pens
Scratch Print Printing Press
VARIED POINTS of VIEW
Any media plus water
JUXTAPOSITION of unlikely partners
Coffee, rain, household