Art Nov. 20-22

Water Color Animal Portrait

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Students will begin to understand basic properties of using water-colors as a medium by creating an animal portrait using water-colors as a medium.

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Art Nov. 13-17

Introduction to color

Objective: Introduce to the element of color and variety with a variety project.

Using Audrey flack as reference. Create variety and value using watercolor coloring pencils. Using a mixture of objects found in nature create an image that focuses on variety of texture, size, and shape and form.

Each student will have an original take on the project.

 

Art May 15-19

Phobia Project

Students continue to experiment with chalk pastels as a medium.
the are applying the elements of texture, shape, and color to create proportion, harmony and balance.

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Don’t miss The Discovery School annual art exhibit. It will take place Saturday May 20th. Students best art pieces will be on exhibition. Once the General Assembly is finished students may take their work home.

Art March 6-10

AP students are all working on individual projects that range from Concentration Projects, tessellations, variety and self- portrait.Everyone is working diligently to meet the due dates.

Here are some finished projects of AP Drawing Studio Art

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Art Feb 27 to March

Tessellations

OBJECTIVES

Follow precise, multi-step directions.

Have the opportunity to go beyond the immediate lesson and apply artistic creativity, or learn more about M. C. Escher, his art, or the contributions he made to mathematics.

Be able to understand and define the following terms: tessellation, polygon, angle, plane, vertex, and adjacent.

Create a concrete model of a tessellation.

Art Feb 21-24

Tessellations

tessellation of a flat surface is the tiling of plane using one or more geometric or non geometric shapes, called tiles, with no overlaps and no gaps. In math, tessellations can be generalized to higher dimensions and a variety of geometries.

Escher is regarded as the ‘Father’ of modern tessellations so. He is famous for his impossible depictions and he was a master of lino and wood cuts and produced many superbly crafted landscapes as well.

During his life, he became obsessed with filling surfaces with pictures that did not overlap or leave spaces. Aged 68, he stated, “Filling two-dimensional planes has become a real mania to which I have become addicted and from which I sometimes find it hard to tear myself away.”