The ART of communication Art 1Intro To ART
1st Day Agenda • Welcome to Art YOU WILL be Happy here! • Cover Syllabus & Mrs. Steffl’s expectations. • Student Expectations for Mrs. Steffl • Seating chart (M-Th My Chart, Fridays You Pick) • Student Inventory • Birthdays on Calendar • Who am I? • Symbolism Activity DEMO • HOMEWORK DUE TOMORROW 5 Symbolic Objects with CLEVER reasons.
SYMBOLISM • The practice of representing things by means of symbols or of attributing symbolic meanings or significance to objects, events, or relationship. • HOMEWORK DUE TOMORROW • 5 Symbolic Objects with CLEVER reasons. SYMBOLS & Logos ARE USUALLY: *Instantaneously recognizable. *Memorable. *Can be illustrative in nature, either concrete or abstract.
2nd Day Agenda • Tubs/Names • Student Inventory • Review Expectations • Share HOMEWORK SYMBOLS All about you, you, you, you, YOU! • SYMBOLISM • The practice of representing things by means of symbols or of attributing symbolic meanings or significance to objects, events, or relationship. • SHARE YOUR 3 to 5 SYMBOLIC items Objective To understand the word symbolism, find symbolic representations of yourself and to look for and understand the meaning of who you are and how it influences YOUR art. To work on your communication skills of presentation and active listening.
*Instantaneously recognizable.*Memorable.*Can be illustrative in nature, either concrete or abstract. • Iconic/Symbolic Logos - Icons and symbols are compelling yet uncomplicated images that are emblematic of a particular company or product. They use imagery that conveys a literal or abstract representation of your organization. Symbols are less direct than straight text, leaving room for broader interpretation of what the organization represents. In order for a symbol to be a truly effective logo it should be:
What is art??? • You will define art individually for five minutes. This definition will be shared with your group. Your group will collectively redefine the definition to the come up with a SUPER Art definition to be shared with the class on the boards • WE will discuss and take notes on a slideshow defining arts key concepts. • VIEW slideshow “What Is ART?”
WednesdayAugust 25th Agenda • Collect Papers • Tubs/Names • The elements of art • NOTES IN SKETCHBOOKS Objective To understand the elements of art as the tools artists use to create GOOD ART. To understand and apply the element of Texture to an artwork
ThursdayAugust 24th Agenda • Collect Papers • The elements of art • NOTES IN SKETCHBOOKS • TEXTURE HAND DUE Friday. • Handout the Elements of ART. Objective To understand the elements of art as the tools artists use to create GOOD ART.
Happy FRIDAY • Friday Bellwork (To help you to use higher level thinking & build your communications skills.) • Respond to the question and turn in for credit ( At least 3 well written sentences): • When did you know what the artist was painting? Why do you think it took so long to figure it out? What do you think of Dan Dunn? • Turn in Texture Hand for Credit (Monday) • Studio Time to Complete Elements handout & Texture hands.
Today • Turn in Texture Hands & Completed Elements handout FOR CREDIT. • View Principles of Art (pp) • Principles of Design Slide Show Take notes for all slides. • Take notes for all slides.
REVIEW OF ELEMENTS & PRINCIPLES OF ART & DESIGN • View Elements Slideshow & Principles Slideshow, Discuss & Take Notes to be used for: • Yesterday Line • Today Value • Elements Handout • Demo Completion • Due Monday for Credit.
Group Work – DEFINE ART • Combine all the separate definitions into one group, COLLABORATED, well-thought description. Write and turn in for credit. • 10pts each.
Bellwork Monday Where do you see movement in this artwork? WHY? Look at the image . The painting by Matisse is full of sweeping circular areas which move your eye around the picture (it is a good example of optical movement). The elements are flowing and circular and give you the impression of a calm quiet rhythm. Matisse, Henri. Two Figures Reclining in a Landscape 1921
Bellwork MC ESCHER Drawing Hands How has Escher used shading and value? What is unique about this artwork.
Shading… • Addingdarkness to a surface that is opposite of a real or imaginary light source adds depth to your drawing. • Shading is the key to a successful drawing.
Value& Shading The Element of VALUE The difference between lights and darks found in a work of art. These range from black to white with numerous shades of gray in between. In drawing value is achieved by shading
AGENDA Objective To learn and apply foundational drawing techniques to improve your artistic skill. You will understand the four methods of shading and use them effectively in your art. • Bellwork • You will create a shoe contour Drawing • You will begin working with the value scale shading worksheet.
Shading Don’t shade like you write! Use the overhand hold MOST of the time!.
Shading Blended Hatch / Cross Hatch
Shading Stipple Scribble/Squiggle
Value Scales… Tools Artist use to ensure a wide range of contrast (difference) between lights and darks in an artwork.
Week 2 Intro to Art Agenda Objective To learn and apply foundational drawing techniques to improve your artistic skill. You will understand the four methods of shading and use them effectively in your art. • Bellwork • You will begin working with the value scale shading worksheet. Try to complete by tomorrow. • Review Value Notes. • Shading Tips.
Intro To Drawing Contour Hand Drawings • The Contour LINE • A contour is the line which defines a form or edge - an outline. Contour drawing is the place where most beginners start, following the visible edges of a shape. The contour describes the outermost edges of a form, as well as dramatic changes of plane within the form. 'Blind contour drawing' is when contour drawing is done without looking at the paper.
Agenda TODAY 8/31 • The Human Hand- Contour drawing • DEMO • Contour Line Drawing 1 • Blind Contour Drawing 2 • Finish & Turn in Shading Worksheet • STUDIO TIME
Agenda 9/1 • Surealism & Handscapes Defined Demoed • Cell Phone & Facebook Class Rules • Student created Rules. • Student created expectaions. • Student created PUNISHMENT.
Gesture Drawing – The essence of a subject • What is this a picture of? • How do you think this was made? • Why would an artist make something like this? • Video Link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRTqpJMs98E
Bellwork Do you know who painted these hands? Do you know where they are located?
The Sistine Chapel Ceiling The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, at the commission of Pope Julius II, is one of the most renowned artworks of the High Renaissance.
Method: Drawing Medium: Graphite Elements: Line, Value, Texture, Space Artists: DaVinci, MC Esher, Dali Style: Surrealism The Human HandHandscapes
Why do you feel hands have been a subject of artists so frequently? • Discuss at your table. • How have you liked drawing your hand so far? • What will be the most difficult part of this artwork??? Agenda • Facebook settings, privacy, and what you put out on the web. • Handscapes rough draft demo • Studio Time.
Pick an interesting pose for your hand. Start with contour lines lightly drawn.
You will Draw a Handscape Requirements Objective Apply and understand contour Line Apply and understand symbolism in your personal artwork to help ensure meaning and inspiration. Apply the foundational drawing techniques learned in 8th grade art (shading, composition, line, value and texture to create a “surrealistic” handscape . Your drawing must have : • At least two hands (different posses one holding something) • At least 3 symbols that define you • A horizon of some sort (landscape). Due Next FRIDAY!!!!
A work in Progress… Today you will be putting together a rough draft using your requirement sheet. You must have all ideas accounted for on your rough draft. Also you must have a resource (image) for each symbol and your landscape.
Today in Art • Review Surreal Notes for Test. • Test Friday. • Demonstrate Photographing Art. • Where and How to SAVE for portfolios. • Studio Time to work on your Handscapes. • Friday • TEST • Creating a Wiki for your portfolio Handscapes Remember the requirements ARE: At least two hands (different posses one holding something) At least 3 symbols that define you. A horizon of some sort (landscape). Due Monday!!!!
Agenda Day Agenda Objective To learn and apply foundational drawing techniques to improve your artistic skill. You will understand the four methods of shading and use them effectively in your art. • You will Draw Basic Forms using charcoal. (blended method) • You will complete the positive/negative “SPACE” drawing exercise. • Tomorrow • Pastel • Leaves
Bellwork When you finish your bugs… Complete the rubric All Parts EXCEPT TEACHER Upside Down Drawing Next! Shadow Puppet Mc Escher Right and Left Brain
Drawing on the RIGHT SIDE of THE BRAIN