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Course Outline and Schedule:

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As a student enrolled in this course, you will explore the basic Elements and Principles of Art, and relate them

to the two and three dimensional aspects of PAINTING.

 

We focus on the basic tools of artmaking when sketching our ideas:

Elements: line, shape, form, texture, value, color, & space

Principles: balance, unity, rhythm, emphasis, variety, proportion

 

You will be encouraged to express yourself in your painting through the use of different techniques and media.

You will be taught how to use a variety of different paint media, tools and approaches to painting.

I hope you enjoy painting as much as we do!

                                                                       

     *This course may be repeated for another semester of credit.

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Unit 1: 

  Digital Photographic Documentation

   

 

Social Media Journal &

 

Students are asked to document there artistic learning and process thru photography. 

Journaling & posting helps to keep memories as well as create a feeling of accountibility. 

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Due EVERY TUESDAY

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Unit 2: 

Cave Paintings....

Cave paintings are unbelievable renderings by early man! 

Cave art is significant because it was what people in prehistoric times did in order to record history and culture. 

Rubric

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Unit 3: 

 INTRO to

WaterCOlor Painting

Watercolor painting is the process of painting with pigments that are mixed with water. ... A watercolorist uses watercolor painting techniques like washes, working wet in wet and wet on dry, lifting out and masking out for highlights, and dozens of other techniques to achieve textural effects.

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watercolor Wheel

Students will begin painting class with a discuss on color, and creating a watercolor wheel

Students will learn about paper, brushes, and application

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Techniques:

Students will run thru some of these basic watercolor techniques. ​

*Complete 6 of these experiments. 

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Students will choose a word that is interesting and meaningful to them, to paint.

Students will block lettering using one point perspective, and paint choosing colors that might enhance the dimensional quality.

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Students will find a PHOTO of a landscape that they find beautiful, and would like to recreate. 

Students will explore tactics of watercolor painting by building up layers and color intensities, and/or blocking out areas at a time.  

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Unit 5:

Acrylic Painting

-Students will start their acrylic painting process by choosing a base color and learning to mix black/white to create VALUE. 

-Students will paint a Still Life using a value scale from one base color. 

Unit 5:

Composition           & Space

Students will write/find a JOKE they they think is hilarious...and want to paint!  

Students will look to artist Michael Gaughan for stylistic inspiration and joke telling thru imagery! 

Start: 3/10     Due: 4/14 

Video Demonstrations:

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