Intermediate Art Assignment List

  • Intermediate Drawing and Painting - Assignment List

    Value /Guiding Question: How does the element of value create a good 3D drawing?

    _____2 cast shadows                                       

    _____2 value bars

    _____ 1 smooth shading  (pencil)

    _____ 1 cross - hatching (pen)

    _____ 1 charcoal apple

    _____ 1 pastel drawing

    _____ 1 colored pencil drawing

    _____ Reflection: What did you learn about using value to create a 3D drawing?

    Figure: Question: What makes an expressive and proportioned figure drawing?

    _____ 10 Expressive stick figures

    _____ 1 figure in proportion

    _____ 1 example using both techniques – expression and proportion

    _____ Reflection: What did you learn about drawing a human figure?

    Painting 1 (tempera) Question: What makes a color chart balanced?

    _____ 1 color chart

    _____ Oral analysis with teacher

    _____ Reflection: What did you learn about mixing color?  Hues, tints, tones, shades

    Painting 2: Question: What makes a good painting using blending?

    _____Art History: Georgia O Keeffe – Read

    _____Answer Questions

    _____Copy painting by Georgia O’ Keeffe

    _____Reflection: What did you learn about blending / its effect on expression?   

    _____Paint original painting using blending /analysis sheet

    _____Reflection: What did learn while creating this original painting?

    Painting 3: Question: What makes a good impressionist painting?

    _____Art History: Choose Impressionist Painter/ ex, Monet or Van Gogh – Read

    _____Answer Questions

    _____Copy painting by Impressionist painter

    _____Reflection: What did you learn about “dabbing”/ its effect on expression?   

    _____Paint original Impressionist painting / analysis sheet

    _____Reflection: What did learn while creating this original painting?

    Painting 4 : Question: What makes a good Flat Color / Linear Painting?

    _____Art History: Choose Pop Art, Cartoon, Graffiti, or other Painter – Read

    _____Answer Questions

    _____Copy painting by the artist chosen

    _____Reflection: What did you learn about shape / line Emphasis?   

    _____Paint original flat color/linear painting / analysis sheet

    _____Reflection: What did learn while creating this original painting?

    Culture / MN Native American Art:

    QuestionWhat makes a piece of art reflect the art created by MN Native American People?

    _____ Create a piece of art that reflects the art of MN Native American Artists

    _____ Reflection: How does your art reflect the art of MN Native American Culture?

    Social Issue: Question: What makes a strong persuasive visual statement?

    _____Create a poster that communicates a strong point of view - image and words

    _____Reflection: What did you learn in creating this social issue poster?

    Visual/ Other: Question: What makes a good visual reflection of another art form?

    _____ Create a piece of art that reflects theater, dance, music, creative writing, literature poetry, etc.        

    _____ Reflection: How does this piece reflect the other form?

    Reflection: Summative Reflection

    • Look at your portfolio reflections. What did you improve in your art?
    • How did you use the Principles of art to create expressive compositions? Use examples.
    • How did learning about art done by other artists improve your art?
    • What do you want to pursue in Advanced?